New facilities opened in 2000, Highland Wood provides 30 long-term care beds in private and semi-private rooms, each with a bathroom, closet and finger-tip adjustable beds. Seasonal decorating, special musical events, weekly entertainers, are just part of the great pastimes that occur at Highland Wood. Each week, spiritual sessions (church) takes place with all faiths requested by the residents.
Meal Plans include two choices at every meal with nutritious and appealing favourites. The Diner's Club, consisting of of Highland Wood residents and the Manager of Food Services, provide input toward requests and special dinners. The dining atmosphere is monitored to provide a pleasurable dining experience, with tablecloths, background music and smiling attendants. Residents' Council encourages resident's input regarding improvements, concerns and requests during their monthly meetings.
Dr. Tina Stephenson is the Medical Director for Highland Wood. A Registered Nurse is on site every day from 7 am to 3 pm and PSW's and RPN's provide one-on-one care to meet the needs of all residents. The Haliburton Hospital Emergency Department is just down the hall for quick response in emergency situations.
Volunteers provide a break from the day-to-day routines, and are always welcome. If you can assist, provide music or other entertainment, provide reading for those who cannot, please call Janine Burk, Life Enrichment Program Manager, 705-457-1392 X 3238, or send an email to Janine at: jburk @ hhhs.ca
Highland Wood Fax # 705-457-2081