The latest from NHNSA

New Glasgow long-term care facility aims to keep spirits high

GLEN HAVEN MANOR, NS The onset of the second wave of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia isn’t what anyone would have hoped for, but it’s a harsh reality that long-term care facilities like Glen Haven Manor must deal with. Glen Haven Manor CEO Lisa M. Smith said they will aim to do it with an unwavering… Read more »

LETTER OF THE WEEK: Love and a place in history filled the room

LETTER OF THE WEEK: Love and a place in history filled the room GLEN HAVEN MANOR, New Glasgow, NS  -Once in a while, if the stars align and we are lucky, life will deliver some monumental moments where we are present for something much bigger than ourselves. Recently, I had the privilege to witness the… Read more »

NHNSA Releases Position Paper

MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday, July 21, 2020 (Halifax, NS) – The Nursing Homes of Nova Scotia Association (NHNSA) released a position paper today calling for long overdue action and investment from the provincial government. Enough Talk presents five priority areas for the province to focus on in the next six to eighteen months and implores the… Read more »

Response to Provincial Announcement

Our members are excited that  provincial leaders feel confident enough in our public health to further lift restrictions beginning next week.  As owners and operators of long term care delivery, we will work towards incorporating the changes as best as possible; however, there are other operational barriers that many of our long term care homes are now facing that don’t… Read more »

I started working at Northwood 3 weeks ago. Here are the heroes I’ve met

NORTHWOOD, NS  – I began my career as a nurse practitioner three weeks ago, hired by the Northwood long-term care facility in Halifax to help with COVID-19 pandemic relief. It happened quickly. I am working under a temporary licence, after my Dalhousie University master of nursing graduation ceremony and my national nurse practitioner’s exam scheduled… Read more »