Safety First: Our New COVID-19 Protocols

The health and safety of our clients, staff, and volunteers is always our number one priority. Due to COVID-19, we have adopted several new protocols to encourage physical distancing and prevent virus spread.  These new protocols and strategies include:  Mandatory mask and eye protection for all direct care staff. Symptom screening for clients, staff, volunteers, and… Read More

Dementia Care Program Reimagined During Pandemic

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have temporarily suspended our on-site Adult Day Program (ADP), which has been difficult for our seniors and their families. At the ADP, seniors with physical and cognitive impairments are able to socialize and participate in stimulating programs that are supportive of their individual needs and abilities.  During this time, we… Read More

Fighting Hallway Medicine in the Sunnybrook Emergency Department

SPRINT Senior Care is proud to be a key partner in a new strategy to tackle hallway medicine at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.  “Hallway medicine” refers to Ontario’s overcrowded hospitals, where patients are often relegated to beds in hallways due to lack of space. Sunnybrook, SPRINT Senior Care, and other North Toronto health providers are a… Read More

How the House Calls team is helping homebound seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic

Read an article from VHA Home HealthCare about the challenges the House Calls team is facing due to COVID-19. “In the home care world, we are very used to barriers to care but COVID-19 introduced brand new ones. We had to move quickly and adapt faster—without a lot of guidelines for home-based interdisciplinary care—to keep… Read More

Read and Watch Our Volunteer Spotlight Series on Social Media

Do you follow SPRINT Senior Care on social media? If so, you may have noticed our new Volunteer Spotlight profiles highlighting the hard work of our COVID-19 Response Team volunteers. Please click below to read and watch some of the profiles that have been posted on our Instagram page:  Joyce Mary-Louise Kathy Yasmin Samuel Ellie… Read More

$55,000 donation from Greenrock Real Estate Advisors

SPRINT Senior Care is extremely grateful to receive another generous donation from Greenrock Real Estate Advisors this spring. This $55,000 gift will support our COVID-19 response programs, which are preventing food insecurity and social isolation. These programs are providing quality essential services to the seniors in our community who need the most help at this time. This… Read More

How SPRINT Senior Care and other Organizations are Helping Vulnerable Seniors during the COVID-19 Outbreak

The COVID-19 outbreak has been especially hard for vulnerable seniors. SPRINT Senior Care’s CEO Stacy Landau was interviewed for a recent Toronto Star article, where she shared what we are doing to help local seniors.  Read the full article: Groups delivering necessities to Toronto seniors call for donations, volunteers  

March 13,2020: Update Regarding COVID-19

SPRINT Senior Care is taking many steps and precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  Right now, all of our programs are operating as usual. As circumstances are evolving quickly, we are aware that this could change. We will be sure to update you if there are any changes in programming.  For the full letter,… Read More

January 27, 2020: Update regarding COVID-19

Over the past several days, Ontario health officials have announced two local cases of the coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China.  For more information and updates about coronavirus, please visit the Ontario Ministry of Health’s website. 

North Toronto Ontario Health Team to Improve Coordination of Care

The Ontario government has announced the North Toronto Ontario Health Team will move forward with building a connected health care system, making it easier for patients and families to navigate the system and transition between providers. Robin Martin, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Health, made the announcement on Wednesday, December 4 at SPRINT Senior Care.“With our… Read More