Annual Report 2017-2018


Taking a Break

Taking a Break

“I have been advocating for this!” exclaims Wendie Bullen of the recent pilot expansion of the overnight respite program to seven days a week. Wendie, a family member at McCormick Dementia Services, has been bringing her mother-in-law Joan for overnight respite program stays on a regular basis for the last four years and is an enthusiastic advocate of the program.


Sharing our Values…Together!

Sharing our Values…Together!

To celebrate the successes in realizing our corporate values, the McCormick Care Group Employee Values Award was established by the organization’s Quality of Work Life Action Team to recognize employees who exemplify true compassion, accountability, respect, excellence and collaboration in their day-to-day work.


Morale Boosters

Morale Boosters

Results are in for the second phase of the research study of the effects of animal-assisted therapy on managing responsive behaviours in people with dementia. While the first study involved a look at long-term care residents at McCormick Home, this phase centered on the Home’s staff and their interactions with study participants, family members and observers.