In celebration of the twelve days of Casey House Christmas December 21- January 1.
1st day: One HIV+ Spa. Healing House HIV+ Spa, the first in the world, was open for three days and challenged the misconception that HIV is transmissible through touch by providing spa treatments from people living with HIV. #Smashstigma.ca
2nd day: Two memorial quilts are always on display at Casey House. The quilts are changed quarterly and are selected from the quilt collection. Volunteer quilters lovingly stitch the names or initials of clients who have passed away in our care each year.
3rd day: Three decades of experience inform our care. Casey House marked its 30th anniversary in 2018 and brings its many years of experience to today’s care.
4th day: Four registered nurses on the day health program clinical team offer clients scheduled and unscheduled access to vital time-sensitive care and active treatment. Read more…
5th day: Casey House’s day health program now serves lunch five days a week to clients who can benefit from clinical services, community programs and a hot nutritious meal, see the calendar of day health program events online
6th day: Only six days left to qualify for a 2018 tax receipt. If you haven’t donated to Casey House this year, and would like to… Donate now
7th day: The inpatient program is open seven days a week. As a sub-acute hospital, Casey House offers three types of inpatient care, sub-acute, palliative/end of life, and respite, for clients who need 24-hour care from doctors, nurses and other health care professionals. Read more…
8th day: Eight awards for building design, restoration or architecture earned by Casey House this year for our new home, including the Governor General’s medal in architecture.
9th day: Nine corporate groups volunteered at Casey House this year. Thank you to Canada Post, MAC, Rogers Communications, Rotary Clubof Toronto Skyline, Scotiabank, Telus, and TD and Viiv Healthcare. Learn how to get your organization involved
10th day: Ten visits by Rotary Club of Toronto Skyline members volunteering their time to build safer injection and inhalation kits we make available to clients and members of the community as part of Casey House’s harm reduction approach. They also presented Casey House Foundation with a donation to further support innovative HIV/AIDS care.
11th day: Eleven performing individuals or groups at Voices for World AIDS Day a concert held on World AIDS Day every year.
12th day: Twelve months a year Casey House practices harm reduction, which includes providing free safer inhalation and safer injection kits and condoms to clients and members of the community and getting a sharps disposal container outside our front door.