Entries by Deron Hamel

OMNI ‘encouraged’ by budget announcement

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.

BSO helping Riverview keep antipsychotic administration low

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 […]