St-Joseph Community Health Centre in Dalhousie celebrates the 70th anniversary of the establishment
Vitalité Health Network, October 25, 2023 – St-Joseph Community Health Centre (SJCHC) in Dalhousie proudly celebrated the 70th anniversary of the establishment during a special ceremony held on Tuesday, October 24, to mark this major historical milestone. The event also provided an opportunity to unveil significant improvements that have been made in various areas of the facility.
Our dignitaries with current and actual staff members who worked at the St-Joseph Hospital from 1953 and 1883.
Among these optimizations are the implementation of new practices, such as professional triads at the health clinic, reintegration of the community advisory committee after a decade of inactivity, as well as intensification of the SJCHC’s role as a health promoter with the people through the organization of activities.
“The addition of staff as well as the adoption of a new work culture that emphasizes communication and collaboration have been key factors in building the Centre’s capacities,” said Marie-Claude Thériault, Facility Activities Manager, St-Joseph Community Health Centre. “By focusing on health determinants, we have enhanced our communication with the community, which strengthens cooperation and mutual understanding,” she added.
As for the projects carried out, SJCHC has invested in new equipment designed to improve the comfort of patients and staff. This includes upgrading hemodialysis treatment chairs, assessing the ergonomics and organization of workstations, purchasing printers for the offices of nurse practitioners and physicians, as well as installing water and ice dispensers and vending machines with healthy food options.
Yves Goudreau, Acting Vice-President of Logistics and Patient Flow, and Marie-Claude Thériault, Facility activities manager – St-Joseph Community Health Centre