What’s New at Ongwanada

Memo to Families (May 19)

May 19, 2020 | Memo to Families [PDF] Dear Ongwanada families, As the province of Ontario begins the process of re-opening from the COVID-19 pandemic, we realize that you are likely wondering when Ongwanada will begin reopening its services. While I would love to be able to give you a definitive answer, the reality is…

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For your participation: Family survey on the impact of COVID-19

Ongwanada is committed to doing everything we can to protect the health and safety of people with developmental disabilities and those who support them during the COVID-19 pandemic. We have been asked by a partnership of Ontario’s developmental service agencies called the Sector Pandemic Plan Initiative for assistance in understanding needs, advocating for resources and…

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Memo to Families (April 22)

April 22, 2020 | Memo to Families [PDF] Dear Ongwanada family members, It has now been several weeks since we first implemented measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within the Ongwanada community; measures that, to date, have been successful. We also realize that many of you have questions about what we’ve been doing since…

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Memo To Families (April 1)

April 1, 2020 | Memo to Families [PDF] April 1, 2020 Dear Ongwanada Family Members, As the situation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, so does Ongwanada’s approach to addressing this global crisis. We continue to be in close communication with provincial and local health authorities and are following their recommendations and advice in…

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Memo to Families

March 17, 2020 | COVID-19 MEMO TO FAMILIES [Full Text Below] TO: Ongwanada Family Members FROM: Alastair Lamb, Chief Executive Officer DATE: March 17, 2020 RE: COVID-19 I’m certain during this continually evolving situation with the COVID-19 virus, that you have many questions and concerns with regards to Ongwanada’s actions to ensure the health and…

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Statement re: COVID-19

March 17, 2020 | COVID-19 MEMO TO FAMILIES The COVID-19 pandemic is a rapidly evolving situation around the globe. Ongwanada recognizes that it has a responsibility to protect the health and safety of the people it supports as well as its employees and is taking precautions to help reduce the spread of the virus. As…

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Radiology Closed February 17

The Radiology Department will be closed for Family Day (February 17, 2020), and will reopen for regular hours on Tuesday February 18, 2020. Ongwanada will be open on on February 17, 2020.

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Pool Closure on December 5

Please note that the pool will be closed on Thursday December 5 to accomodate for the staff and client Christmas lunch. Regular hours resume on Friday December 6.  

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2018-2019 Annual Report

Ongwanada celebrated significant organizational change and another year of progress towards its five-year strategic plan – Vision 2020 – at its 48th Annual General Meeting earlier this week.

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Pool Closure Due to Maintenance

Please be advised that the pool will be closed for maintenance June 24, 2019 – July 22, 2019. We apologize for any inconvenience, but know that the closure is to ensure Ongwanada is providing our supported people and the public with a safe and healthy environment while enjoying the therapeutic benefits of the pool.

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