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New e-health technology is embraced
at PWL Lloydminster

Points West Living Lloyminster has taken the plunge into e-health record keeping. They’ve replaced clipboards with iPads, and in making the transition, they are leading the way for other Points West Living communities to streamline record-keeping and enhance care partner communication. 

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One decade and counting;
PWL Lloydminster celebrates 10 years

Points West Living Lloydminster first opened its doors in May 2008. So when May 25, 2018, rolled around everyone pitched in to create a memorable 10th-anniversary celebration. Residents and care partners worked together on decorations, they helped each other to look their best for photos, and care partners cooked up some of their most delicious foods to share. 

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The cake says it all – at Nursing Week
care partner appreciation party

May 7-13 was Nursing Week across Canada, and residents and fellow care partners at Points West Living Lloydminster showed their appreciation throughout the week. On Friday, the whole community celebrated with gifts and tributes to each LPN and Health Care Aide. 

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New PWL Lloydminster cottage names are
strictly for the birds!

After almost ten years named as colours, Points West Living Lloydminster's five cottages have new names. Some of the colour themes have been retained, but the new names are… strictly for the birds! Residents gathered to celebrate the new names that they played an active role in choosing.

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Spring has arrived… at least at PWL Lloydminster

Even though the view from the window may say ‘winter’, when the calendar says it’s spring, it’s time to start the season. Points West Living Lloydminster did just that with its annual Spring Tea and Bake Sale held on Saturday March 24. It was a great success with many contributors to the baking and lots of buyers too. 

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Good spirits and green accessories mark
St. Patrick’s Day celebration

Almost everyone at Points West Living Lloydminster found something green to wear for St. Patrick’s Day. And for those who didn’t, there were plenty of leprechaun hats to go around! Adding to the hue of the day were green tablecloths and decorations, plus of course, Irish stew and green beer.

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Dance troupe serves up colour, beauty, energy
and fun for residents

The Malanka Dancers paid a much-appreciated visit to Points West Living Lloydminster recently. Children ages three to thirteen, all from the Lloydminster area, performed traditional dances in traditional outfits representing the various regions of Ukraine. Residents delighted in the skill, enthusiasm, and discipline of the young dancers.

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Pampering perms welcomed by
the ladies of Lloyd

Seven beautiful residents of Points West Living Lloydminster were recently treated to complimentary perms under the pampering touch of students in the Hairstyling Certificate program at Lakeland College. The resulting hairstyles were a real testament to the students’ growing skills. 

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Clearing snow with a smile;
resident happily jumps in to help

If Patricia Brassington sees something that needs doing, she does it quickly, and with a big smile. Patricia moved to Points West Living Lloydminster last fall and wherever she goes, she shares helpfulness and happiness. 

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Information evening highlights
Points West Living culture

A recent Family & Friends Information Night at Points West Living Lloydminster, gave residents, their families, friends, and care partners a taste of what makes Points West Living tick. The evening covered everything from history to mission and values, to the Eden philosophy and memory care, to upcoming events.

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