News

Please see below for news related to emerging issues and outbreak-related information (if applicable), along with other uplifting news related to Ocean View’s work, our quarterly newsletters, and more!

  • *Updated June 1st, 2022* Ocean View experiencing Outbreak

    *Updated June 1st, 2022* Ocean View experiencing Outbreak

    At this time our Shoreside, Harbourside, and Bayside neighbourhoods are in an outbreak of COVID-19, as declared by Public Health. This means : These neighbourhoods are closed to general visitors and pets, but open to Designated Caregivers (DCGs), one at a time. While on these neighbourhoods, staff and DCGs must wear UPPE (faceshields and masks). […]

  • Our OceanView Newsletter

    Our OceanView Newsletter

    Click the link below to read the latest issue of “Our OceanVIEW”, the quarterly newsletter for our residents, families, friends, volunteers, and staff!

  • Great News for our CCA Teammates!

    Great News for our CCA Teammates!

    Many of you may have heard today that Government has finally recognized the collective voices of the leadership teams and the labor movement in long term care that the CCA staff are underpaid and deserve better wages. The Premier announced today, Feb. 9th 2022, that effective tomorrow CCAs will receive an immediate wage increase of […]

  • Sharing NHNSA Strategic Plan 2022-2025

    Sharing NHNSA Strategic Plan 2022-2025

    Ocean View is a proud member of the NHNSA. We invite our stakeholders to check out the NHNSA’s Strategic Plan for 2022-2025, here: NHNSA StrategicPlan2022_25

  • Earn while you Learn!

    Earn while you Learn!

    Earn while you learn, and make a difference right here in Eastern Passage!Do you have a passion for helping seniors, but no formal education?There’s no better time than now to become a CCA!Right now there is an opportunity to earn while you learn, with free tuition, for folks who are over 19 and eager to find long term, […]

  • Earlier Designated Caregiver Hours

    Earlier Designated Caregiver Hours

    We are pleased to announce that starting Jan 1, 2022, we are expanding Designated Caregiver visitation hours at Ocean View to 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM each day (and Thursdays 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM). This also seems like a great time to pass along our sincere thanks to our Designated Caregivers for the richness […]

  • Infection Prevention Practices over the Holidays

    Infection Prevention Practices over the Holidays

    With the holidays here, we wanted to share some reminders with visitors and Designated Caregivers to help us all stay safe throughout the festive season. As you know, our facility is a bit older than others and space is often limited. Over the holidays as you are visiting, please be mindful that many others may […]

  • Acknowledgement of CUPE Day of Action

    Acknowledgement of CUPE Day of Action

    Ocean View would like to acknowledge CUPE’s Day of Action, being held across the province on November 30th. This demonstration is a reminder of the collaborative advocacy taking place in the LTC sector for wages and compensation that reflect the real value of our workforce. CUPE members from our home, along with other locals at […]

  • CCA Week Message from Nova Scotia’s Minister of Seniors & Long-Term Care

    CCA Week Message from Nova Scotia’s Minister of Seniors & Long-Term Care

    We are pleased to share this CCA Week message from Nova Scotia’s Minister of Seniors & Long-Term Care!

  • Vaccination Update for Stakeholders – *updated Nov. 17 2021*

    Vaccination Update for Stakeholders – *updated Nov. 17 2021*

    As per direction from the province, at this time all individuals except staff and Designated Caregivers must be fully vaccinated to enter our facility (unless they have a medical or human rights exemption).  Proof of vaccination must be provided each time you enter. Effective November 30th, 2021 all designated caregivers and staff that visit or […]

  • Family Council Meeting Invite

    Family Council Meeting Invite

    This is a unique time, so we continue to find unique ways to connect with our Ocean View families! Please join us for a Virtual Family Council Meeting with Site Manager and Director of Care, Martha Cooper on October 14th at 2:00 pm How can you join us?We will host the meeting via Zoom. This […]

  • Our OceanView Newsletter

    Our OceanView Newsletter

    Click the link below to read the latest issue of “Our OceanVIEW”, the quarterly newsletter for our residents, families, friends, volunteers, and staff!

  • Masking Statement

    Masking Statement

    Please see the below message from the Nursing Homes of Nova Scotia Association regarding continued masking for visitors within NHNSA member operators’ facilities.

  • Welcome Additions to our Team

    Welcome Additions to our Team

    Like all LTC homes, Ocean View is experiencing staff shortages like we have never seen. One of the challenges is working in a system where there is much more demand for direct care staff than there is supply. One of the professions that contribute to the resident experience is the role of allied health professionals […]

  • Innovative Dental Health Project at Ocean View

    Innovative Dental Health Project at Ocean View

    Ocean View is excited to announce we are embarking on an innovative new project, with the support of Continuing Care Innovation Pilot funding, that we hope will benefit those we serve, as well as seniors within our community. Dental care is truly important as we age. Many of the health problems that our senior populations […]