We Are IH: Patient ambassador brings celebration and joy to work

April 18, 2024
Coreen enjoying a meal while travelling in Italy

Name: Coreen Duncan (she/her/hers)
Job Title: Patient Ambassador
Years of Service: 34
Worksite: Columbia House
Community:  Invermere
Ancestral Territory: Ktunaxa and Secwépemc
Favourite Quote / Advice to live by: It is important to be kind.

Born and raised in Saskatoon, Coreen spent her high school years gaining experience volunteering at care homes and Meals on Wheels. Her volunteer experience and working as a housekeeper led her to Invermere with her current role as a patient ambassador in long-term care (LTC) at Columbia House. 

“I remember thinking that I loved being with the elderly residents and clients. I felt that I could help make their days brighter. Thirty-four years later I still feel the same!”

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