Physio helps most LTC residents maintain mobility, but Joan Taylor has improved hers

Frost Manor resident Joan Taylor and physiotherapy assistant Debbie Ellison are seen here taking a walk.

Frost Manor physiotherapy assistant Debbie Ellison says Joan is walking ‘almost perfect’ with her walker

Since she started participating in Frost Manor’s physiotherapy program, resident Joan Taylor has improved her mobility and her quality of life, says Achieva Health physiotherapy assistant Debbie Ellison. Read more

RN says Frost Manor’s white board is streamlining communication among staff to prevent behaviours

Brittney Sharpe commends BSO team for creating multidisciplinary communication tool

Frost Manor RN Brittney Sharpe says the new white board created by the Lindsay long-term care home’s Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) team is streamlining communication among staff members and fostering a strong team effort to prevent responsive behaviours from residents with cognitive impairment. Read more

BSO team creates communication tools to share information, enhance residents’ quality of life

Frost Manor RN Brittney Sharpe is seen here looking at the home’s new white board.

New communication boards at Frost Manor helping all staff members prevent responsive behaviours

Frost Manor’s Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) team has created new communication tools to help share information with other staff members from all departments to enhance quality of life for residents living with cognitive impairment. Read more

Frost Manor BSO team working to decrease wandering with new hallway murals

Pictured above, Frost Manor recently used money provided from the BSO initiative to have murals painted on the walls of the home to help residents navigate hallways.

Murals will make it easier for residents with cognitive impairment to navigate the home

Frost Manor’s Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) team is working towards decreasing wandering in residents with cognitive impairment with a new project to help make navigating the Lindsay long-term care home’ s hallways easier. Read more

Frost Manor’s Inspired Leader creates a quality environment for residents, staff, families

Frost Manor PSW Susan Cardona (left) cuts the cake at the award ceremony for her and nutritional care worker Judy Keenan (right). Susan is the recipient of the home’s 2017 Inspired Leadership Award; Judy received the Everyday Hero Award.

Susan Cardona praised for her many attributes that help make Frost Manor a home and employer of choice

Frost Manor personal support worker (PSW) Susan Cardona is being hailed by her peers for her ability to know the needs, preferences and routines of the Lindsay long-term care home’s residents as well as her leadership on the floor. Read more

Frost Manor’s ‘rock of the kitchen’ honoured with Everyday Hero Award

Frost Manor cook and dietary aide Judy Keenan (right) and PSW Sue Cardona (left) cut the cake at the award ceremony honouring them. Judy is the recipient of the home’s 2017 Everyday Hero Award; Sue received the Inspired Leadership Award.

Judy Keenan brings outstanding teamwork and dedication to quality each day, says manager

If there’s one key strength Frost Manor cook and dietary aide Judy Keenan brings to her colleagues each day, it’s teamwork, says her supervisor, nutritional care manager Neil MacDonald. Read more

Tanya Smith’s ‘mindfulness’ a major benefit to Frost Manor, says manager

Tanya Smith (pictured in the centre, wearing black) is seen here with her family at the farm owned by her mother-in-law, Nancy DeGeer (pictured front row at right), on Oct. 5. Tanya, who works in Frost Manor’s environmental services department, has organized three resident outings to Nancy’s farm.

Organizing trips to family farm for residents is just one of the many ways she shows her dedication

LINDSAY, Ont. – Frost Manor environmental services and maintenance manager Rick Riel is praising Tanya Smith for her “mindfulness” following the third trip for residents she has organized to her mother-in-law Nancy DeGeer’s farm on Oct. 5. Read more

Frost Manor PSW organizes trip to Blue Jays game for resident

Resident Joan Taylor is seen here with staff members from Frost Manor during a Toronto Blue Jays game at Rogers Centre on Sept. 19.

Baseball fan Joan Taylor cheers on Jays with six Frost Manor staff members

Frost Manor resident Joan Taylor enjoyed a girls’ night out with six staff members Sept. 19 when the group drove to Toronto to take in a Blue Jays game at the Rogers Centre. Read more

Hayride, animals and friendly faces highlight Frost Manor residents’ third farm visit

 

Frost Manor residents and staff members are seen here getting ready to leave on a hayride around Nancy DeGeer’s farm on Oct. 5.

‘I love seeing the residents getting out and about and coming here,’ says Nancy DeGeer, farm’s owner

LINDSAY, Ont. – Sixteen Frost Manor residents returned to Nancy DeGeer’s farm Oct. 5 to have a day of outdoor fun in what is quickly becoming one of the Lindsay long-term care home’s signature outings. Read more

Frost Manor residents treated to annual outdoor experience at Camp Cherokee

Frost Manor residents are seen here departing for Camp Cherokee on Sept. 6.

Even cool weather didn’t put a damper on fun three-day outing

A group of 26 residents and staff members from Frost Manor and Extendicare Kawartha Lakes enjoyed three days of outdoor life at Camp Cherokee Sept. 6-8, as part of an annual outing that has become a flagship event for the two long-term care homes. Read more