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

VIDEO: Frost Manor resident Bill White playing piano again, thanks to physio program

 

Frost Manor resident Bill White is playing the piano again, thanks to his determination and some help from the physiotherapy team at the Lindsay long-term care home. Read more

Frost Manor combines education and fun to raise awareness of LTC safety

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‘It has been nice to do something fun and different and to get everyone involved’

Frost Manor recently hosted a health and safety week that married safety awareness with OMNI Health Care’s core values of knowledge, creativity, and fun and laughter. Read more

Frost Manor’s Rick Riel proves to be a handy jeweler for resident

In the spur of the moment, maintenance manager fixes two earrings for Marie Evanoff

LINDSAY, Ont. – Frost Manor maintenance and environmental services manager Rick Riel recently demonstrated his resident focus when Marie Evanoff asked him to repair an earring. Read more

Frost Manor’s Rick Riel wouldn’t rest until resident could … rest

Frost Manor resident Dean Smith points to his bed, which maintenance manager Rick Riel recently fixed.

Dean Smith praises maintenance manager for persistence in fixing bed issue

LINDSAY, Ont. – When Frost Manor resident Dean Smith had a mechanical issue with his bed, maintenance and environmental services manager Rick Riel was there to help – and wouldn’t leave until the issue was resolved. Read more

Frost Manor residents enjoy a day of ‘horsing around’

Frost Manor resident Jean Gibb is seen here giving a kiss to a horse during a visit to a local farm, as Tanya Smith looks on. Tanya, who works in Frost Manor’s environmental services department, organized the trip to the farm, which is owned by her mother-in-law, Nancy DeGeer.

15 residents take 2nd trip to staff member’s in-laws’ family farm to visit horses and enjoy a day in the country

LINDSAY, Ont. – The day may have started off with pouring rain, but even that didn’t dampen the spirits of the 15 Frost Manor residents and staff members who paid a visit to Tanya Smith’s mother-in-law’s farm near Lindsay on June 13. Read more