Since moving into Almonte Country Haven in 2009, Pat Taylor has ridden in an 18-wheeler, a Cessna plane and now a limousine through the home’s Never Too Late to Realize Your Dreams initiative.
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Christina Verleysen has organized the past five Christmas bazaars at Streamway Villa, but the one held on Saturday (Nov. 22) was the “best one ever,” she says.
The key to improving locomotion for long-term care residents is persistence, says Country Terrace physiotherapist Burton Moon.
PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – It was the summer of 1985 when Sarah Roote took a job at Springdale Country Manor, thinking it would just be a temporary position.
Country Terrace clinical care co-ordinator (CCC) Kimberley Noftle jokes that her band, Blue Mojo, is on the fast track to becoming known as a charity fundraising group — and that’s OK with her.
The U.K.’s Alzheimer’s Society has a message for long-term care home staff members when they see romantic relationships developing between residents with dementia: don’t interfere.
Wildwood Care Centre and Country Terrace recently partnered to bring residents an animal therapy program that successfully engaged residents.
Continuous quality improvement is important to caregivers at West Lake Terrace, and this focus is helping the Prince Edward County long-term care home in its mission to reduce restraints.
With 93 per cent of staff members having received a flu shot, Country Terrace is hoping to surpass last year’s number of employees who were vaccinated, says registered practical nurse (RPN) and infection control lead Brenna Slota.
Did you know that November is Seniors’ Falls Prevention Month?
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