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Memo to the Families

December 22, 2020| December 22 [PDF] re: Ongwanada COVID-19 Procedures   Dear Ongwanada family members, The Premier of Ontario has recently announced a full lockdown of the province effective December 26, 2020.  As a result, Ongwanada's day program and...

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Announcement regarding Adult Protective Services

December 15, 2020 | Adult Protective Services Announcement [PDF] re: Adult Protective Services Adult Protective Services (APS) is a voluntary support program offering assistance to adults with a developmental disability living within their community. An Adult...

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Memo to Families

December 9, 2020 | December 9, 2020 [PDF] re: Christmas Greeting   Dear Ongwanada family members, I want to take the opportunity this holiday season to wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and a happy, healthy and prosperous 2021. 2020 has been quite the...

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Memo to Families

Memo to Families

October 20, 2020 | re: Visitor Guidelines Dear Ongwanada family members, As we continue to manage our way through this ongoing pandemic, I want to extend my sincere thanks and appreciation to each of you for your continued patience and understanding with the various...

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Memo to Families

October 1, 2020 | October 1, 2020 [PDF] re: Visitors Dear Ongwanada family members, As you may be aware, the province of Ontario has imposed visitor restrictions in long-term care homes in areas of the province identified as COVID-19 hotspots. To date, there have been...

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Memo to Families

September 2, 2020 | September 2, 2020 PDF re: Short-Term Outings Dear Ongwanada Family Members, Further easing of restrictions for individuals living in congregate care settings as communicated by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services allows...

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Ongwanada Annual Report 2019/2020

In 2019/20 Ongwanada provided supports and services to 544 unique individuals and their families. Many individuals residing with the organization or referred to the organization were supported by multiple services. Given the specialized nature of many of these...

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Memo to Families

July 28 2020 | Memo to Families PDF re: New Visitor Guidelines Dear Ongwanada families: As referenced in my correspondence of July 16, 2020 the Ministry of Children and Community Social Services has modified congregate living visitor guidelines to allow visits indoors...

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Memo to Families

July 16 2020 | Memo to Families PDF Dear Ongwanada Family Members, As the province of Ontario moves forward with Stage 3 of reopening this week, we have had many inquiries about what this means for Ongwanada’s programs and services. We understand this interest and the...

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Memo to Families

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...

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