Resident council

For those of us with school or work commitments, meetings can occur on a regular basis. Meetings serve an important purpose for the work we are involved in, as they can help to solve problems, foster new ideas, start new projects and so much more....

Perseverance is a personal quality that can come through in different circumstances and is necessary to overcome many of life’s challenges.  Perseverance is found in oneself to keep going through difficult times, navigate around obstacles and exists despite discouragement.  This quality teaches us how to...

Emotional support is something we all need to receive.  Emotional support can include the demonstration of support, concern, encouragement or love for another person.  Often, we provide emotional support to other people, both personal and professional.  There are many different types of emotional support and...

In most areas of work, customer service is crucial, no matter the position you hold.  If you are working with others outside your company, quality customer service is important to obtain and retain your customers.  Within your organization, customer service is also necessary to demonstrate...

The month of October is dedicated each year as residents’ rights, which focuses on individuals living in long-term care facilities. A long-term care facility provides services to those who are no longer able to live independently. As a resident of a long-term care facility, there...

What is an inclusive environment? An inclusive environment is one that incorporates everyone and allows him or her to participate and contribute with his or her uniqueness. It takes the individuality of each person and values those differences and helps them to prosper.  We are...

A great quality of any leader is the act of empowering others.  Empowerment can be defined as the process of gaining strength and confidence and can often be attributed to being given authority or power.  Empowerment can come in many different forms and is something...

Whether you a looking to become a mentor or find someone to mentor you in an area, it is important to know the right skills a mentor should possess.  This will allow you to get the results you are looking for and provide you with...

Time off that is unplanned is inevitable for many people because of sickness, loss of a loved one, mental health needs and more.  Many employers provide good benefits of taking time off throughout the year to help support these causes.  However, in many workplaces, employee...

Going through an interview process is a challenge for many people.  However, there are many things you can do to prepare for an interview.  Here are a few important tips to ensure that you have your best interview: Assess the mood in the room. Knowing...

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