When a friend of Streamway Villa life enrichment co-ordinator Christina Verleysen recently donated a large bag of hats she had collected over the years to the Cobourg long-term care home, the chapeaus were put to good use.
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Frost Manor’s annual “sweetheart luncheon” was the perfect opportunity for nutritional care manager Neil MacDonald and his team to impress couples with the high-quality food served at the Lindsay long-term care home.
Working in health care runs in Annie Thomas’s family.
A resident at Burnbrae Gardens who is living with cognitive impairment sometimes becomes agitated and upset. But when life enrichment staff hand the resident some pencil crayons and pages from a colouring book, she will immediately become calm and focused.
After all the excitement and energy that comes with Christmas and new year’s celebrations, January can be a bit of a disappointment. But for several years, the folks at Village Green have hosted Winterfest, a weeklong event every January to fend off the winter blues and keep everyone’s spirit high – even if the weather is cold and dismal.
Staff members at Village Green have found Montessori programs to be successful at proactively curbing agitation and responsive behaviours in residents living with cognitive impairment.
The annual managers’ forum, continuing the journey of enhancing quality throughout the organization and starting its capital redevelopment process will be some of the most exciting highlights for OMNI Health Care in 2017, says president and CEO Patrick McCarthy.
Pet therapy is a favourite activity for many long-term-care home residents, and a new cat therapy program at Springdale Country Manor is bringing a unique feline to residents every Friday.
BSO-RPN Sarah Wilson is commending staff and management at Extendicare Port Hope for inviting the families of Streamway Villa residents to education seminars focused on Alzheimer’s disease in March.
Springdale Country Manor’s residents’ council is taking a new approach to make the group more democratic.
- ‘Hats off’ to Streamway Villa for creating fun, engaging program for residentsFebruary 22, 2017 - 6:45 am
- Frost Manor’s creative kitchen makes positive impression on Valentine’s DayFebruary 21, 2017 - 9:04 am
- New Burnbrae office manager comes from rich health-care backgroundFebruary 17, 2017 - 6:45 am
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