Navigating the World of COVID-19 as a Recent Graduate: A Thank You to Plan A

As a recent university graduate, COVID-19 took away a lot of what I was looking forward to. My last visits to my favourite shops and restaurants, final goodbyes to friends and classmates, and most of all a convocation ceremony. Having to move out of my apartment earlier than I expected to return to my home town …

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My Experience as Team Lead of Plan A’s COVID-Care Teams

When I was young, I didn't expect my life to head in the direction of the health care and advocacy industries. I wasn't really certain of what career path I was going to choose, but one thing I always had was a strong, commanding voice that spoke with certainty. I always found myself in a leadership role, …

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To Agency or Not to Agency? Here are Some Questions to Ask Yourself

So you’re thinking about bringing an agency in to support your Long Term Care (LTC) home. The shifts have been short. Your staff are pulling doubles. The flu has hit and March Break is around the corner. Your staff and residents need a backup plan, stat! Before introducing an agency to your home, here are …

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A New Plan A Owner’s Q&A: Patty Shepherd, Plan A Glengarry

Hello! My name is Patty Shepherd and I am the Owner/Operator of Plan A Glengarry. I decided to answer a few questions about my journey with Plan A so far! Check out my responses below! How do you plan to involve Plan A in the community? As a new member of the Glengarry community, I …

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5 Ways To Make The Most Of Work-Related Travel

Scenario 1: You’re firmly planted at your desk. You’re getting things done and checking items off of your to-do list. There is no doubt that you’re making things happen. You have online meetings, you take customer service calls, you answer emails. You do what you need to and you know that you serve a true …

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