Raymond Dietrich Memorial is the BBQ event of the year – and this year part of the proceeds from this fundraiser will be donated to Sunbeam Community & Developmental Services’ new specialized dental office!
This course is designed for anyone 18 years of age or older with an intellectual disability and/or autism. Running from October 7 – 28, times to be announced.
Earlier this year, the amazing folks at IMPACT EVERYONE made an extremely thoughtful, essential and greatly appreciated donation of PPE and other…
It’s official! The operation of Kids Country Club (Parents of Technologically Dependent Children of Ontario) has legally been transferred to Sunbeam Community & Developmental Services.
Working closely with Waterloo Region Public Health, Sunbeam was able to successfully advocate for “early” 2nd vaccination dose clinics for our persons served and the essential caregivers (families and staff) who support them. Today is the first of Sunbeam’s 2nd dose pop-up clinics.
Internationally, people with disabilities have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, accounting for nearly 60% of COVID-19 deaths in the UK and overall higher mortality rates based on social, clinical, and demographic factors.
Our Chief Executive Officer, Brian Swainson, was one of the driving forces behind Sunbeam’s leadership role in operating the COVID-19 Vaccine “Pop-Up” Clinics in March and April 2021. Across local Developmental Services agencies in Waterloo Region, the pop-up clinics vaccinated approximately 3000 individuals living with developmental disabilities and their essential caregivers, but he himself did not get vaccinated until May 2021…why not?
Amongst those who tested positive, adults with developmental disabilities were hospitalized at twice the rate of those without developmental disabilities (10% vs 4.5%).
Kids Country Club announced today that it is transferring the operation of its Cambridge home for children with developmental, medical and behavioural disabilities to Sunbeam…