The Nursing Homes of Nova Scotia Association is very pleased to announce Complete Purchasing Services as our 2024 Title Sponsor

“Complete Purchasing Services is pleased to be the NHNSA’s Title Sponsor once again,” comments Vanessa Yurchesyn, CPS Account Manager. “As a trusted partner, the Association and sector can count on CPS to be on the journey with you in exploring solutions to ensure the highest standards of care for nursing homes in our province. Our values are aligned with yours, and we are committed to supporting your progressive work now and in the future.”

Pilot Program to Educate More CCAs, More Quickly

A new continuing care assistant (CCA) program will be tested this year with the goal of improving training and getting more CCAs delivering quality care sooner. A six-month training program with updated curriculum that better reflects the complex care needs of older Nova Scotians will be piloted in April, with a second class in the fall. The current average length of CCA training is eight months.

Sarah McVanel – Leading HR Expert & Movement Maker Announced as Conference Keynote Speaker

NHNSA is pleased and excited to announce that Sarah McVanel, a leading expert in Strategic Human Resources Management, a movement maker and dynamic presenter, will be the keynote speaker at our spring conference, Standing Strong- Compassion, Leadership, & Innovation on March 28 at the Glengarry Inn in Truro.

Save the date for the NHNSA Spring Conference

Save the date for our Spring Conference for Long Term Care professionals that will feature a slate of high calibre presenters on March 28, 2024 in Truro. Watch for the announcement on our exciting keynote speaker soon.

Peace – Health – Happiness Holiday Greetings

NHNSA wishes our members, their residents, leaders, teams, Boards, volunteers and communities, happy holidays and a very Merry Christmas! We also extend warm greetings to our corporate members and other sector partners. May each of you have holidays filled with the warmth of family, friends and festive gatherings.

Leadership in Continuing Care Administration 2023 Update

The Nursing Homes of Nova Scotia Association is pleased to share this update on the Leadership in Continuing Care Administration certificate from Dalhousie University.

Province Adding, Replacing More Long-Term Care Rooms (FULL LIST)

Important news today from the province on the addition of 2,200 more long-term care rooms to be added or replaced by 2032. This is in addition to the approximately 3,500 new and replacement rooms that are expected to open by 2027.

Remembrance Day Message 2023

We are proud to celebrate our veterans as communities, provinces and as a nation, leading up to and on Remembrance Day. There are so many stirring stories of those who […]

Shining Stars, Bling & Hardware – NHNSA Hosts LTC Awards of Excellence Gala 2023

It was a star-studded night for long term care at the second annual NHNSA Long Term Care Awards of Excellence Gala held at the Delta Marriott in Dartmouth last evening. […]

Women’s History Month – October

October is Women’s History Month in Canada. NHNSA recognizes this is an opportunity to focus on the women and girls in our lives, from both yesteryear and today, who are […]