St. Joseph’s Wouldn’t Be the Same Without Dedicated Volunteers like Shirley

The United Nations has designated December 5th as International Volunteer Day, as a chance to celebrate the work done around the globe by volunteers working on behalf of all kinds of organizations. Here at St. Joseph’s Health Centre Guelph, our volunteers’ generosity is truly inspiring. We are fortunate to have over 250 active volunteers who […]

AdvantAge Ontario recognized SJHCG with Innovation and Excellence Award

In May 2019, St. Joseph’s Health Centre Guelph received the AdvantAge Ontario Innovation and Excellence Award in recognition of the work done by the St. Joseph’s Long-term Care team in supporting seniors. This award aims to recognize innovative programs or techniques in workplace quality and the provision of care or services for seniors. It specifically […]

St. Joseph’s Celebrates 158th Anniversary

St. Joseph’s Health Centre Guelph has a proud history of serving the Guelph community and surrounding area. We were founded on November 22, 1861 when three Sisters of St. Joseph came to Guelph from Hamilton to open a 16-bed hospital. This makes St. Joseph’s is the first and longest-serving healthcare institution in Guelph. Serving people […]

New Initiative Fosters Kindness Among Staff at St. Joseph’s

St. Joseph’s Health Centre Guelph launched the Be Kind initiative to foster joy, encourage civility, and build trust and inclusiveness in the workplace. We want our leadership, staff, physicians, and volunteers to experience a more joyful and mutually respectful workplace – a place where kindness is our culture. People are our most valuable resource and […]

St. Joseph’s Health Centre Guelph Celebrates Person-Centred Care

This week St. Joseph’s Health Centre Guelph hosted an event to celebrate person-centred care during Patient Safety Week. Person-centered care is a key component of high quality, safer care. It is a way of thinking and doing things that sees the people using healthcare services are informed and consulted in the care they receive and […]

Million dollar donation to SJHCG. Thank you Ireland family!

Million dollar commitment to St. Joseph’s Health Centre Guelph Gift from the Ireland Family will directly support patients and residents April 29, 2019 – GUELPH, ON – A remarkable $1 million gift from the Ireland Family to St. Joseph’s Health Centre Foundation Guelph will support the purchase of state-of-the-art equipment essential to patients and residents. […]

Pilot program offers glimpse of ‘seamless’ health-care delivery

The province says its system overhaul will prevent patients from falling through the cracks. Here’s how that might work in practice Toronto Star 2 Mar 2019 THERESA BOYLE HEALTH REPORTER When Grant Lewis ran into complications from cancer surgery, he was able to seek help and get the problem resolved without leaving home by using […]

Ross’ Journey of Hope and Recovery

It was 8 years ago when Ross says his life “fell apart”. His 2nd marriage was ending and he was struggling to cope with the loss of his family and home. He recalls those days as the lowest point of his life, and knew he needed help. Learning that he suffered from psychotic depression, Ross […]

Meet Sharon

Sharon is one of the many skilled and caring staff you will meet at St. Joseph’s Health Centre Guelph (SJHCG). Working at SJHCG for more than 37 years, she is also one of our longest-standing team members. As a Respiratory Therapist and Coordinator of the COPD/Pulmonary Rehab program, Sharon works with clients and families to […]