OMNI Health Care president and CEO Patrick McCarthy says the organization is “encouraged” by the province’s commitment in the 2014 budget to enhance the long-term-care home capital redevelopment strategy but adds only time will tell how effective the plan will be in moving the sector forward.
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OMNI Health Care’s annual Fern Resort managers’ forum kicks off today, and president and CEO Patrick McCarthy says attendees can expect fun times mixed with important educational opportunities.
When Kentwood Park life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) Lisa Mills received a phone call from Community Living Prince Edward recently, inviting her and six residents to a breakfast, she thought it would be a great opportunity for an outing.
Canada recently celebrated National Volunteer Week, and OMNI Health Care long-term care homes were once again in full form for the annual seven days of recognition of those who selflessly give their time to help others.
Neil MacDonald counts the recent volunteer luncheon as one of the highlights so far of his time as Frost Manor’s interim nutritional care manager.
Residents, staff members and their families found more than sweet treats at Pleasant Meadow Manor on Easter weekend.
Dr. Sherry Dupuis sheds light on how people with dementia react to certain words Thursday, April 24, 2014 — Deron Hamel TORONTO – The language we use when referring to people with dementia directly impacts how the disease and those living with it are perceived. Therefore, we need to think carefully about the words we […]
When Director of Care Lesley Dale’s daughter Emily and newborn baby granddaughter Violet stopped in to visit Burnbrae Gardens recently a brand-new program was born.
Psychotropic medication usage 20% below provincial LTC home average Tuesday, April 22, 2014 — Deron Hamel PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – When front-line staff members approach a Riverview Manor resident who has advanced dementia to provide her care needs, the resident often prefers to be left alone. So that’s just what staff members do. They will approach […]
Riverview Manor has firm policy surrounding the administration of antipsychotic medication to residents affected by dementia. These medications are used sparingly and only as a last resort when other non-medical interventions have not helped calm a person who is exhibiting aggressive behaviour.
OMNI Health Care
2020 Fisher Drive, Suite 1
Peterborough ON K9J 6X6
Telephone: 705 748-6631
Facsimile: 705 742-9197