More than Medicine: Community-Centred Care at the Canmore General Hospital

When Barbara Jungmann, a registered nurse, moved from Vancouver to Canmore in 1985, she expected to learn a little bit of everything. That, it turned out, wasn’t exactly the case.   “You actually do have to have quite a vast knowledge about everything,” said Jungmann, who has worked as a nurse in the Bow Valley for more than three decades.   “We do refer our patients quite often to the urban facilities in the city, but you do have to know about their condition and when to refer them.”   Though patients often get referred to specialists in Calgary, the Canmore General …
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Palliative Care

Palliative Care Unit  Honour loved ones by making a memorial donation in their names. The Palliative Care Unit's two newly renovated rooms were funded by the Canmore & Area Health Care Foundation. The Foundation's purchase of a palliative care bed is one example of making a difference in the quality of end-of-life care at the #Canmore General Hospital. Support the Foundation. Please give: canmorehealthfoundation.com   …
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Canmore and Area Health Care Foundation promotes community through equipment purchases

            When Hugh Burton and his wife moved to Canmore more than two decades ago from Calgary, they didn’t imagine the small mountain town would be equipped with the healthcare services of a larger centre.             “It never ever occurred to us that we could get any of these more specialized things in Canmore itself,” said Burton.             Burton is one of the many Bow Valley locals who have benefitted from the …
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CAHCF Annual Silvertip Golf Tournament Fundraiser: June 14, 2018

Canmore & Area Health Care Foundation Golf Tournament Fundraiser Thursday June 14, 2018 at Silvertip Resort Thanks everyone for a great event.   The Canmore & Area Health Care Foundation Golf Tournament is our largest annual fundraiser. If you joined us this year, we hope you enjoyed a fun-filled day of golf, dining, and supporting health care in the Bow Valley! If you missed out, we hope you can join us next year!  Thank you to our generous sponsors! With your help, we raised  $115,000 to support the Canmore General Hospital in 2018! Let's …
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Navigating cancer care at the Canmore General Hospital with moral support

             When a person is diagnosed with cancer, taking the next steps is overwhelming in the midst of physical and emotional pain. That’s where the role of the Cancer Patient Navigator comes in, said Carolyn Henry, Care Manager for the Bow Valley Cancer Centre.              “You have the role of being a case manager for them,” said Henry, an RN and community care nurse who previously worked as Cancer Patient Navigator.             The navigator is “really being the person that they …
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Sneak Peek: 2018 Silent Auction!

Thank You to our Silent Auction Donors for the 2018 Canmore and Area Health Care Foundation Golf Fundraiser! If you would like to join us for a fun day of golf, a chance to bid on these exciting prizes, and to support health care in the Bow Valley, please join us at Silvertip Resort on June 14th! Register Here  …
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Save the Date – 2018 CAHCF SILVERTIP Golf Fundraiser!

  Join us on June 14th, 2018 at Silvertip Resort for a fun-filled day of golf, and help support fundraising efforts for the Canmore and Area Health Care Foundation, in support of the Canmore General Hospital.  If you'd like to be involved as a sponsor, please email Ken Pillipow, Event Manager, at cahcfgolf@gmail.com  or Click HERE  Registration will open later this month. REGISTER HERE.  …
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CCC Golf Tournament – September 9, 2016

The 2016 Canmore Connection Charity Golf Event – September 9, 2016 The Canmore Connection is not a club, company or organisation.  It is simply a group of individuals who enjoy golfing with friends and associates for a great cause. The Canmore Connection Charity Golf Event is primarily comprised of individuals from Calgary.  The “connection” is that most of the participants are engaged in the oil and gas industry and have a common interest in the area and in the community. More recently the group has expanded to include locals from the Bow Valley who want to …
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Canwest Rug Auction

Local flooring company Canwest Flooring (a division of ISO Canada) has donated over 90 rugs that are being auctioned off at the Canmore Hospital! These rugs are valued at between $500 - $900, and are a beautiful addition to any home or business!   To bid on these rugs, please visit the Canmore Hospital. The rugs are updated monthly, so if you don't get the winning bid on one rug, please bid again on the next one! All of the proceeds from these auctions go directly to fund equipment purchases at the Canmore Hospital.   Thank you, Canwest Flooring! …
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Marilyn Kinsella Limited Edition Print

Marilyn Kinsella has generously donated 300 limited edition prints of  Mount Rundle from Canmore” to help raise funds for the Hospital Unframed $300.00 or framed $500.00. To purchase a print, please visit the Administration Office at the Canmore Hospital during working hours or call: Jack at 403-609-0544 or 403-540-7047. The prints can be viewed at: ATB, Castle Mountain Furnishings, Canwest Fooring, the Radisson Hotel, BMO, Kinsella Art Study, the Canmore Hospital Lobby, and Silvertip Resort. Marilyn Kinsella , Artist’s Statement When I was invited to submit a piece of art to be …
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