Southbridge Care Homes Honours Nurses for their Dedication & Critical Role in Healthcare

(Cambridge, ON – May 12, 2017)  Southbridge Care Homes is saluting all nurses, honouring their dedication and acknowledging the critical role of nurses in ensuring safe, secure long-term care.  Southbridge Care Homes employs approximately 530 nurses (RNs and RPNs) across Ontario in its combination of 34 long-term care homes and retirement communities.  May 8-14, 2017 is officially recognized in Canada as Nursing Week and Southbridge Care Homes is pleased to show its support for these important health care workers.

“Our nurses provide 24-hour care, 365 days a year,” commented Richard Franzke, Director of Operations for Southbridge Care Homes. “This is an incredibly demanding job, and we honour their commitment to the health and wellbeing of our residents.”

“This is a special week to honour the key contributions nurses make,” added Keith McIntosh, President and CEO of Southbridge Care Homes.  “On behalf of our residents and their families, I want to personally thank our nurses for their dedication and exceptional care.”

Southbridge Facts & Figures at a Glance:

  • Combination of 34 long-term care & retirement communities
  • Operations across 22 Ontario communities
  • Capacity to care for over 2,700 residents
  • Now employs over 3,000 employees

About Southbridge Care Homes – Southbridge Care Homes is a Canadian owned enterprise providing acquisition, management and redevelopment services to the long-term care and retirement home sectors. Our mission is to operate a best-in-class portfolio of care homes and retirement communities that consistently deliver excellence in care and services in an economically sustainable manner. For more information, please visit