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.”
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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.
As we enter August, OMNI Health Care’s long-term care homes across Ontario have spent the summer involved with a myriad of activities and festivities that capture the spirit of the season.
While John Wickert has only been the nutritional care manager (NCM) at Burnbrae Gardens for about a week and a half, he says he’s enjoying his new job, largely because it’s a chance to make a difference to others.
- Family thanks Wildwood Care Centre team for care and support provided to motherAugust 17, 2018 - 6:45 am
- LEA says Village Green’s residents and atmosphere have made for an enjoyable first 6 monthsAugust 16, 2018 - 6:45 am
- Study: music therapy effective at reducing agitation in people with dementiaAugust 15, 2018 - 6:45 am
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Peterborough ON K9J 6X6
Telephone: 705 748-6631
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