Pte. Josiah Squibb Memorial Pavilion

Pte. Josiah Squibb Memorial Pavilion is long-term care residence offering bariatric care, recreation therapy, complex care, physiotherapy, occupational therapy and spiritual care. There are also services for dementia patients, including a modern protective care unit, wander guard unit and dementia garden.

Volunteer roles

Friendly Visiting

  • Visit with patients and residents to offer companionship and support.
  • Activities may include conversation, reading, games, puzzles, and meal-time assistance.

Therapeutic Recreation

  • Assist staff with a variety of leisure and recreational activities including bowling, bingo, arts and crafts, musical events, movie nights, special and seasonal events and community outings.


  • Share your musical talent by providing entertainment to residents and patients.

Therapy Dog Program

St. John Ambulance Therapy dogs and their owners visit patients on our inpatient psychiatry unit, bringing joy and comfort. For information, please contact St. John Ambulance staff at 709-726-4200.


Judy Cook, coordinator, Volunteer Resources
3-6 Earles Lane, Carbonear, NL  A1Y 1A4
Telephone: 709-752-8705


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Last updated: 2021-04-22