SOUTH STORMONT, Ont. – Nancy Bonaparte is bringing a unique set of skills to Woodland Villa. Since May, she has been the only physician assistant working at an OMNI Health Care long-term care home, and her work is helping both residents and the home’s physician.
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Ann Pus was always thankful for the high level of care her husband, Anton, received when he was living at Country Terrace 10 years ago.
While long-term care homes are often the subject of negative press, Country Terrace resident Mac Grant says he thinks some reporters have been “watching too many old movies on TV.”
Older adults are shown to be higher functioning when given demanding cognitive tasks in the morning compared to later in the day, according to a recent Canadian study.
Staff members at OMNI Health Care long-term care homes are invited to participate in a survey to help identify their understanding of seizure disorders as well as educational opportunities.
SOUTH STORMONT, Ont. – Ron and Dorothy Clare have lived at Woodland Villa for the past year, and both husband and wife say what makes life great at the Cornwall-area long-term care home is the people.
Since introducing OMNI Health Care’s comprehensive diabetes program in 2013, Pleasant Meadow Manor has seen improved blood-sugar control and skin issues have been eliminated, says Susan Towns, the home’s clinical care and RAI co-ordinator.
Many people find it challenging and awkward to spend time with a loved one who has cognitive impairment, but it doesn’t have to be this way, says dementia expert Rachel Johnstone.
SOUTH STORMONT, Ont. – While it’s too early to report any firm data on its success at Woodland Villa, the home’s newly implemented diabetes program is expected to reduce the sick days of residents with the disease.
After serving 13 years at Burnbrae Gardens, a beloved staff member is getting ready to start a new chapter in life when she retires Aug. 22.
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Peterborough ON K9J 6X6
Telephone: 705 748-6631
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