If anyone can tell you about what life is like at Village Green, it’s Mary Esterbrook. For 38 years she has worked in the environmental services department at the Greater Napanee long-term care home.
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SELBY, Ont. – When Sherry MacDonald started working at Village Green in 1985 she had just left school and thought she would just be there for a short time. But 33 ½ years later, Sherry is still working at the Greater Napanee long-term care home.
PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Personal support worker (PSW) Karlie Phillips says working with Riverview Manor’s Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) team has been the realization of a career aspiration.
SELBY, Ont. – Judy McCullough recalls how one day she walked into Village Green and there was a group of residents who were waiting to see what outfit she would be wearing that day. Judy always comes in at the same, and the ladies were anxiously awaiting her arrival.
Embracing the spirit of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games proved to be the perfect way to increase participation in activities at Forest Hill, says the Ottawa-area long-term care home’s life enrichment co-ordinator.
NORWOOD, Ont. – Hazel Savary and Mary Elliott remember the day they met – May 22, 1942. On that day, the two were in the maternity ward at Toronto East General Hospital, their beds next to each other.
SELBY, Ont. – If there’s one thing Jane Hughes says she’s learned after 26 ½ years of working at Village Green it’s that the mainstream media does not do enough “feel-good stories” about long-term care.
Mary Esterbrook says one of the reasons she has remained a Village Green team member for 38 years is because working at the Selby, Ont., long-term care home is like working for family – literally.
PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Trish Mills’ colleagues at Springdale Country Manor rallied to her side Feb. 15 when they hosted a chili sale to help support a two-week mission in Belize she and her husband are undertaking.
PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Depression and anxiety are conditions that can lead to responsive behaviours in long-term care residents. A social worker who has joined Riverview Manor’s Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) team is trying to learn more about the impact of these conditions in order to prevent agitation and enhance quality of life.
- (VIDEO) Working 38 years at Village Green has given Mary Esterbrook a lot of stories to shareMarch 7, 2018 - 6:45 am
- VIDEO: Longtime staff members reflect on careers at SpringdaleSeptember 29, 2017 - 6:45 am
- VIDEO: Springdale honours longtime staff, Inspired Leader and Everyday HeroSeptember 8, 2017 - 6:45 am
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