Gaetano doesn’t remember anything after falling asleep, or the eight weeks he spent in a coma in the hospital. As his coma progressed, his lungs collapsed and Gaetano’s right side became paralyzed. On a respirator and feeding tubes, doctors told the family on four different occasions that Gaetano would not recover. “The ICU doctor told my family that there was little hope,” Gaetano says. But his family, guided by daughters Natalie and Stephanie, refused to give up knowing their father and...
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After having her life turned completely upside down because of Covid 19, Avi remains positive. “Everything has brought me to this experience. I plan to help as many people as possible.”
It’s not often that you hear of someone who is actually looking forward to coming to a hospital. Daniel Lizzotti had spent the past few months suffering from Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS), paralyzed from the neck down. “I knew Hotel Dieu Shaver is where I needed to be.”
Thanks to the generous donation of annual plants from Seaway Gardens, patients at Hotel Dieu Shaver were able to show off their green thumbs by planting dozens of beautiful flowers in the Healing Garden.
Thank you Royal Canadian Legion Ontario Command and Ladies’ Auxiliary.