Camping trip delivers 3 days of excitement and new experiences to Frost Manor residents

Frost Manor residents Gloria Woodcock (left) and Marion Cain (right) are pictured here boating with RN Sharon Birmingham during the Lindsay long-term care home’s recent camping trip.

Frost Manor partners with Extendicare Kawartha Lakes to give residents an ‘awesome’ excursion

Six Frost Manor residents recently spent three days enjoying camping, bonfires, entertainment, great food, and fun and laughter as part of a 14-year annual tradition organized by the Lindsay long-term care home. Read more

Residents’ Bill of Rights educational sessions helps keep quality at the forefront: LEC

Educational sessions with staff have wrapped up; sessions with residents to start in November

Frost Manor has been educating its team members on the Residents’ Bill of Rights to ensure everyone understands the bill’s importance. The next step will be educating residents on the Bill of Rights so people living at the Lindsay long-term care home know what their rights are. This initiative ties in with OMNI Health Care’s commitment to quality and quality improvement, notes life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) Lyndsay Irwin. Read more

Keeping Residents’ Bill of Rights top of mind at Frost Manor

Frost Manor life enrichment co-ordinator Lyndsay Irwin and residents’ council president Diane Hickman, pictured above, are educating residents and staff members at the Lindsay long-term care home about the Residents’ Bill of Rights.

LEC and resident are working on education sessions for residents and staff to ensure everyone has an understanding of what residents’ rights are

To ensure everyone at Frost Manor understands the Residents’ Bill of Rights, the Lindsay long-term care home’s life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) and president of the residents’ council have joined forces to host information sessions that change the way everyone is looking at the Bill of Rights. Read more

Retiring LEA Delores Pollard is saying goodbye but not farewell to Frost Manor

Frost Manor life enrichment aide Delores Pollard is pictured here with resident Dorothy Burrows.

11-year team member will be volunteering at Lindsay LTC home

Delores Pollard may be retiring on Sept. 21, but the Frost Manor life enrichment aide (LEA) says she plans to continue to come to the Lindsay long-term care home to volunteer and help with special events. Read more

Campfires have proven to be the perfect summertime resident engagement tool at Frost Manor

Frost Manor resident Mike Lane toasts a marshmallow during one of the Lindsay long-term care home’s biweekly campfire nights.

Residents have been enjoying themselves by sharing stories and even discussing how to make the perfect toasted marshmallow

Frost Manor residents have answered the age-old question: how do you toast the perfect marshmallow around a campfire? The answer: you hold it over the flames just long enough to get a nice golden colour. Read more

Medieval Times visit takes Frost Manor residents ‘out of their comfort zone,’ delivering positive results

Pictured above, Frost Manor residents and staff pose next to some of the memorabilia at Medieval Times, the famed Toronto dinner theatre, on Aug. 8. The residents were at Medieval Times to take in a show and tour the castle-like theatre.

Residents ‘loved’ trip to famed Toronto dinner theatre; LEC inspired by an outing Willows Estate organized in spring

Life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) Lyndsay Irwin was reading The OMNIway back in April when she spotted an article about how much Willows Estate residents enjoyed an outing to Medieval Times. So, she decided to organize a trip for Frost Manor residents to the renowned Toronto dinner theatre. Read more

Sign-making fundraiser brings in $180 for Frost Manor’s residents’ council

Paint night events at other OMNI homes inspire LEC to host similar event

Recent articles in The OMNIway about “paint night” events at Pleasant Meadow Manor and Maplewood inspired Frost Manor life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) Lyndsay Irwin to organize a similar fundraising activity at the Lindsay long-term care home. Read more

Frost Manor residents make 4th trip to family farm for a day of fun and relaxation

‘This is an event that I love to organize, and I like to have as many people come as possible,’ says Tanya Smith

Frost Manor residents made their fourth trip in nearly two years to Nancy DeGeer’s farm on July 12, where they spent the day visiting Nancy’s family and interacting with the many horses, chickens, rabbits, ducks and goats living on the farm. Read more

Frost Manor working with local school to create more partnership opportunities

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School student Hunter Grozelle (centre) is pictured here with Grant Thurston (left) and Rick Riel (right).

Students are gaining valuable experience; residents are enjoying the interaction from current collaboration

Frost Manor and St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School are working together to try to create more partnerships to enhance opportunities for students as well as for residents and staff members at the Lindsay long-term care home. Read more

Co-op students say interacting with residents has been their favourite part of their placement

Placements are also opening students’ eyes to career opportunities in the long-term care sector

LINDSAY, Ont. – Two students from St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School who have been doing their co-op placements at Frost Manor say working with the Lindsay long-term care home’s residents has been their favourite aspect of their placement. Read more