Archives for October 2012

“The staff here made me comfortable with leaving my son with them.”

Barb Kenyeres, Port Carling   “The staff here made me comfortable with leaving my son with them and they communicated really well.”   I had a cottage in Muskoka and last year, in 2011, I moved and retired to Muskoka from Niagara. My 33-year-old son Ryan has brain damage and is severely disabled so I […]

“The care my father received here at the hospital was absolutely phenomenal.”

Amy Back – Windermere “The care my father received here at the hospital was absolutely phenomenal.” My father, Koos Wassenaar, passed away just a week before his 64th birthday, in March 2012. He was here in palliative care for four months due to a  recurrence of prostate cancer.  It was devastating when he received the […]

“The emergency room staff saved my life.”

Penny Burns, Bracebridge   “The emergency room staff saved my life. Throughout the whole incident, I was never scared – the staff were so calm, reassuring, confident and professional.” I came in on a Saturday night in September, 2011 with some discomfort in my chest – the emergency room staff ran tests and saw some markers that […]

“The nurses here give you a lot of hope.”

Heather Playford, Bracebridge   “The nurses here give you a lot of hope.”   I live in Bracebridge and have 3 children and 5 grandchildren.   My one daughter, Karri-Ann, is an oncology patient and receives her treatment here in the hospital. It’s a small chemo area, yet they do well at accommodating the three […]

“It’s a very comfortable and calming environment at our hospital.”

Jennifer McCreary, Bracebridge says: It’s a very comfortable and calming environment at our hospital. I appreciate that the nurses and doctors always ask what’s comfortable for me.    My two daughters were both delivered at this hospital, the latest in August 2012 and I’ve been here numerous times for emergency care. Everyone’s so friendly here at the […]