COVID-19 vaccines are coming to Cassellholme soon!
As soon as we receive a vaccination schedule from the Province [first and second dose], we'll let you know. Please read the fact sheet on the website.
Proof required of negative COVID test
Effective December 26th all essential caregivers to Cassellholme will be required to show proof of their negative COVID-19 test results. This also includes essential caregivers who were tested at Ca…
An Important COVID update - Revised
The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit has followed up with Cassellholme; the visitor has retested NEGATIVE for COVID-19. As a result, all risk to exposure has been eliminated. Effective Dece…
An Important COVID update
A visitor to Cassellholme has tested positive for COVID-19.The Health Unit has not recommended an outbreak at this time and have said that the risk of exposure is low. The visitor is being re-tested t…
Updated Visiting Guidelines
Due to the impending provincial lockdown visiting has changed. DETAILS HERE.
New Send-A-Cards are available for the holidays! Try them out!
2020 Holiday Menus!
The Christmas and New Years' Eve menus have been released! To tantalized your taste buds, view them here!
Ring! Ring! New phone system launched!
We’ve changed our phone greeting to help you reach the person you’re looking for more easily. Extensions 217 and 218 have been discontinued. When you call, you’ll hear these prompts: if you kn…
Auger Family Donation
We would like to express our deep gratitude to the Auger family for their donation of $20,000 to the 400CLUB in memory of their beloved Kim. This generous gift was delivered on Kim's birthday. She wou…
Cassellholme tender a 'significant step'
'These long-term care beds are part of the government's commitment to create new capacity and update existing beds to modern standards' Read more about this on nugget.ca
Redevelopment tender documents released
Cassellholme has received official word that the Honourable Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, Ontario Minister of Long-Term Care, has signed the final documents that allow the Long-Term Care facility’s…
Cassellholme expansion going to tender
A project at Cassellholme which was expected to be completed by the spring of 2020 is now going to tender. Read about it on baytoday.ca
New ways to visit at Cassellholme
Thank you for your patience. Ministry Directive #3 has provided a significant shift to our visitation policies. As a multidisciplinary team, we've taken time to ensure that we are fully compliant with…
Families and caregivers will have greater access to Residents.
"Today's announcement will ensure that guidelines on [caregivers'] visits are applied consistently across homes so that all residents get the support they deserve," Long-Term Care Minister Merrilee Fu…
Visit Policy Update
The Ontario Government announced on Friday [August 28] that Residents in Long-Term Care Homes may soon be allowed short absences. The details are not yet clear and there are a number of unanswered qu…
Visiting in September
We want to thank you for your ongoing patience as we continue to develop our Visiting policy. Our first priority is always the health and safety of our Residents. CLICK HERE TO READ THE CURRENT GUIDEL…
We want to thank you for your ongoing patience as we continue to develop our Visiting policy. Our first priority is always the health and safety of our Residents. Click here to read the current guidel…
Cassellholme offers COVID testing to family members
The Cassellholme long term care facility is hoping to help its patients by offering free COVID-19 testing on a regular basis for visiting family members. Read more on My North Bay Now
One step closer to a hug
Sewell says she was elated when Cassellholme informed her the province was allowing in-person outdoor visits at long-term care homes. Read more on The Nugget
Visitor restrictions lifting on nursing homes
Jamie Lowery, CEO of North Bay's Casselholme, is calling it a "tremendous day" for the home's 220 residents. Read more at CBC
Indoor visits are coming!
We've got a plan! We are all so happy to make in-person visiting possible at Cassellholme. Please understand that we are obligated to follow directions from many different government and health agen…
Claudette's hairdressing is open!
Claudette is back and ready to start trimming! She is currently working floor by floor. All COVID 19 safety measures are in place. Click here for more information
New rules for visitors
Great news! The Provincial Government announced changes to the rules for visitors to Cassellholme. We are working diligently to resume indoor visits, starting on July 22nd. We know that you are…
The Royal Canadian Legion donated
The Royal Canadian Legion District H Charitable Foundation donated $6,500 to Cassellholme today towards the purchase of four high intensity needs mattresses with air pumps.
North Bay health centre performing 1,500 COVID-19 tests weekly
“It’s a huge endeavour,” he said during a testing clinic Friday at Cassellholme Home for the Aged, where the health centre’s outreach team was performing COVID-19 swabs on staff. Read more
Visit ‘feels good’
Bob and Sharon Hopper sit at either end of a six-foot table in the visiting area outside Cassellholme, smiling as they chat. Read more at the North Bay Nugget
Ontario LTC visiting guidelines
Cassellholme is free from COVID-19. For the safety of residents and staff, only outdoor visits are allowed at this time in the designated outdoor visiting area. Before you can visit, you must have ha…
Resuming Resident Visits
As you may be aware, the Provincial Government has given the okay for Long-Term Care homes to proceed with outdoor visits. This is very exciting news for our Residents and for you as our family member…
Live performance today!
TODAY! Monday June 15th from 2-3pm, Ryan Problems & the Solutions will be performing a socially distanced concert for for the residents, from just beyond the oval garden gate! This event is being…
Ontario plans to allow visitors at some Long-Term Care homes
Cassellholme will soon be allowing visitors with all the guidelines noted in the article. More details will follow as information becomes available. Read more at CBC Read more at The Nugget
Parade - Monday June 1, 2:30 p.m.
Attention all families and friends of residents of Cassellhollme! On Monday, June 1st, come out and show your support for our residents and staff! Join Family Council's parade around Cassellholme. Li…
Municipal involvement keeps Cassellholme standards high
As a ‘District Nursing Home’ Cassellholme is governed by a board made up of representatives from surrounding municipalities who contribute hundreds of thousands of dollars annually to ensure the healt…
Davedi delivers to frontline workers
The lasagnas and salad are enough to feed all 160 employees at Cassellholme in all three shifts. Read more See more on Cassellholme's Facebook page
Ten iPods gifted to Cassellholme
“You know they hear the music. Their eyes just light up and they’re so excited,” she says. The Nugget The Bay Today
National Nursing Week
"Nurses work hard day and night, serving Canadians and protecting our health and well-being. They support us through some of our best and worst moments, providing their skills, expertise, and care w…
Positive test turns out negative
"It turns out it is NEGATIVE (the swab was taken the same day that the results were revealed –Sunday May 3rd), " says Jamie Lowery, Chief Executive Officer. Bay Today North Bay Nugget
Cassellholme Resident confirmed positive for COVID-19
Jamie Lowery, chief executive officer for Cassellholme Home for the Aged, said the Resident was asymptomatic, meaning he didn’t have any symptoms, and was put in an isolation wing. CBC North Bay Nug…
COVID-19 testing underway at Cassellholme
The outreach team from the North Bay Regional Health Centre, made up of physicians, nurse practitioners, community paramedics, respiratory therapists and lab technicians, is performing swabs on all 32…
Show of support ‘amazing’ - Cassellholme workers
The parade, a show of support for the workers at the facility, was organized by the Family Council at Cassellholme. Read more
Pandemic not enough to stop 100th birthday celebration
“I’ve never seen anything like this in my life ever,” said Booth who was shaking her head in awe, as family, friends, and staff acknowledged the milestone with balloons and posters all while respectin…
Staff at Cassellholme have a chance to win a paid day off for donating to a food drive at a local church. Read the article
705-474-4250 Ext. 300 If you are calling Cassellholme to check on a loved one’s health, use extension 300. This extension is answered 7 days a week, between 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. As you can…
Getting in touch during COVID-19
We know that being in touch with your loved one during this challenging time is important. Please contact Mandy Gilchrist to help you navigate the best time and way to reach out -- by phone, email,…
Media Release PDF
Tender soon to be issued on Cassellholme work
Chief executive officer Jamie Lowery says a tender for construction will likely go out in a few weeks in the hopes of getting the work well underway this summer. Read more.
ATTENTION! An Enteric Outbreak has been declared on the 2nd floor (Birch Street & Cherry Lane) as of March 4, 2020. Symptoms include diarrhea and vomiting. Please consider postponing your visi…
Cassellholme's pea soup wins competition.
... this year Cassellholme Home for the Aged’s pea soup was the clear winner. Read the full story here.
North Bay council prioritizes senior care in budget increase.
North Bay Nugget articleBay Today article
Cassellholme RN gets international press
Get to know Registered Nurse, Debbie L. Ball, who serves patients in North Bay, Ontario, Canada. Read all about her, here.
Go ahead, give a click and check out the fun photos from 2019 Halloween at Cassellholme!
Attention All Family Members & Visitors Cassellholme will be having a planned power outage to make a necessary repair to our back-up generator. Tuesday September 24, 2019 10:00 a.m. until appro…
Open House June 19. 11am - 3pm.Launching 400CLUB... a joyful place to make new friends. View the Press Release.
Cassellholme promotes new initiative
Part of Cassellholme’s long-range vision to become a vital community hub for good health and happy outcomes and with that comes 400Club. Read the article
Spring and Summer menus are here!
Spring/Summer Menus have arrived... yum! Check out the new daily choices on the website cassellholme.ca (next to Activities). Love lemon meringue pie? Don't miss dinner on Thursday, May 30! Invite…
Facility wide Respiratory Outbreak
ATTENTION! A Respiratory Outbreak has been declared facility wide as of April 27, 2019. Symptoms include productive cough, nasal draining, sore throat, fatigue, muscle aches and headache. Please c…
Cassells Street Reconstruction
Tenders have been issued for the Reconstruction of Cassells Street from King Street to Provincial Highway 11/17 with construction anticipated to start mid-May 2019. The entire project is estimated to…
Cassellholme CEO fulfills bet
The chief executive officer at Cassellholme Home for the Aged fulfilled his end of the bargain when staff raised more than $500 to see him get his head shaved. Here's the full article.
Council approves redevelopment
North Bay council has given unanimous approval to a motion to get the Cassellholme redevelopment underway as soon as possible. Read the article here.
Next steps to redevelopment
'Realistically, we would hope we would be meeting with the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care within the next two to six weeks, subject to their availability.' Chris Mayne Cassellholme board chair…
Cassellholme deals with flood
Cassellholme staff had a wet mess on their hands Monday morning. Read the article here.
The Giving tree
Sharing the Christmas spirit... This year Cassellholme has decided to have a gift giving Christmas tree for our residents. On this tree are a number of ornaments that display a personal item th…
We've decked the Halls!
Santa Claus Parade
We showed off our new Cassellholme bus in the Santa Claus Parade!
The Honourable Filomena Tassi visited Cassellholme
Cassellholme hosted a meeting yesterday with the Honourable Filomena Tassi. Very interested in helping seniors live a quality life, Ms. Tassi listened intently to all the participants. In attendance: …
Cassellholme residents find freedom on bus
“Getting out in the public is a wonderful feeling, it makes you forget all your troubles.” North Bay Nugget article
New Cassellholme Bus Wrap in Progress
Shark mobile is currently in the process of wrapping the Bus donated by Thompson Financial. Look for it on the streets of North Bay SOON!
A Fresh New Look!
Cassellholme is reimagining care in our community. We're creating a modern and efficient healthcare hub for the region. The new facilities will expand our services and outreach, building on Cassellhol…
Thomson Financial Donates Bus to Cassellholme
The bus, which can accommodate up to 11 passengers or can be configured to accommodate eight wheelchairs, read the article here.