News


June 14, 2002

Aboriginal Personal Care Home Planned for Winnipeg

In an effort to provide quality health care to Manitoba's urban Aboriginal people, the planning for an Aboriginal personal care home in Winnipeg is beginning with the confirmation that the Southeast Resource Development Council Corp. (SERDC) will be the community sponsor for the project.

"I congratulate the SERDC on being chosen for the development of a seniors home," said Aboriginal and Northern Affairs Minister Eric Robinson. "This is a major step forward for Aboriginal seniors who live in Winnipeg or have moved to Winnipeg for health or family reasons."

The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) recently held a process to identify a community sponsor for the proposed project and selected the Southeast Resource Development Council to manage the personal care home. The province supports the effort to develop plans for the facility with a strong community partner. With the selection of a sponsor to support the development of the project, intensive planning will begin.

"Southeast Resource Development Council was selected from the five potential sponsors because they met all the base criteria for the project and demonstrated the best plan to support the residents of the Personal Care Home into the future," said Réal Cloutier, Vice-President, Long Term Care, WRHA.

Construction is expected to begin in two years following extensive planning efforts.

Bookmark Email Print Share this on Facebook SHARE Share this on Twitter Tweet RSS Feeds RSS

Latest Headlines

Press Releases

News Archive

Make text smaller Make text bigger
WRHA Accessibility Plan Icon
Wait Times
View the Winnipeg Health Region's current approximate Emergency Department and Urgent Care wait times.

View wait times
Find Services
Looking for health services in Winnipeg?

Call Health Links-Info Sante at 788-8200

Search 211 Manitoba

Explore alternatives to emergency departments at MyRightCare.ca

Find a Doctor
Mobile App
Use your phone to find information about wait times and health services in Winnipeg. Download the Connected Care mobile app for iPhone today!

Learn more
Wave Magazine
The Summer 2017 issue of Wave, Winnipeg's health and wellness magazine, is now available online.

Read more
Contact Us
Do you have any comments or concerns?

Click here to contact us
Careers
The Winnipeg Health Region has a variety of career opportunities to suit your unique goals and needs.

Visit our Careers site
WRHA Logo Help| Terms of Use | Contact Us | En français