Frost Manor resident Joy Dobson bringing expertise to laundry department

Resident Joy Dobson (centre) is seen here in the laundry department at Frost Manor with staff members Megan Wilson (left) and Tanya Smith (right). Joy has been regularly helping staff members sort and fold laundry.

‘Anytime a resident wants to participate or shows interest, we are pleased that we are adding value to their quality of life’

Frost Manor resident Joy Dobson has experience managing a laundry facility, so it’s no surprise she has brought some of her expertise to help out the laundry department at the Lindsay long-term care home. Read more

Fleming student hails Frost Manor for valuable placement experience

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‘I learned that management is a pathway I should strongly consider, and something that I could enjoy as I mature as a person and a chef,’ says Kylie Piney

A student in Fleming College’s culinary management program says her recent two-week placement at Frost Manor opened her eyes to working in long-term care as a career option. Read more

Music, videos reducing sundowning symptoms, improving quality of life at Frost Manor

iPods, DVDs and videotapes are helping residents reminisce

Many long-term care residents living with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia experience “sundowning,” or increased confusion that happens in the late afternoon or early evening. Read more

Frost Manor’s creative kitchen makes positive impression on Valentine’s Day

Pictured above, Frost Manor residents celebrate Valentine’s Day with their spouses on Feb. 14. The Lindsay long-term care home’s nutritional care department created a special meal for the occasion.

Team serves special heart-shaped ravioli in a unique carbonara sauce

Frost Manor’s annual “sweetheart luncheon” was the perfect opportunity for nutritional care manager Neil MacDonald and his team to impress couples with the high-quality food served at the Lindsay long-term care home. Read more

Frost Manor gets 100% of staff members vaccinated for flu

Home wins contest for highest percentage of OMNI team members vaccinated

Tim Hortons outlets around the City of Kawartha Lakes can expect to see a little more business, courtesy of staff members at Frost Manor. Read more

Frost Manor resident doing so well in physiotherapy program, her next goal is to walk independently

From left to right, Frost Manor residents Lorraine Kingdon, Lillian Hawery and Joy Dobson pose for a photo. These three ladies have had great success in the home’s physiotherapy program.

From left to right, Frost Manor residents Lorraine Kingdon, Lillian Hawery and Joy Dobson pose for a photo. These three ladies have had great success in the home’s physiotherapy program.

Lorraine Kingdon has been continuously improving since she began physiotherapy

Frost Manor resident Lorraine Kingdon has continuously improved her mobility since she began participating in the Lindsay long-term care home’s physiotherapy program. Her next goal is to walk independently. Read more

Lillian Hawery walking again after only 9 months in Frost Manor’s physiotherapy program

From left to right, Frost Manor residents Lorraine Kingdon, Lillian Hawery and Joy Dobson pose for a photo. These three ladies have had great success in the home's physiotherapy program. The OMNIway will be featuring all of their stories in coming days.

From left to right, Frost Manor residents Lorraine Kingdon, Lillian Hawery and Joy Dobson pose for a photo. These three ladies have had great success in the home’s physiotherapy program. The OMNIway will be featuring all of their stories in coming days.

93-year-old resident is once again able to go on outings with her family and perform activities of daily living

Frost Manor resident Lillian Hawery says her quality of life has improved “100 per cent” since she moved into the Lindsay long-term care home in February. Read more

From a wheelchair to walking Frost Manor’s halls

From left to right, Frost Manor residents Lorraine Kingdon, Lillian Hawery and Joy Dobson pose for a photo. These three ladies have had great success in the home's physiotherapy program. The OMNIway will be featuring all of their stories in coming days.

From left to right, Frost Manor residents Lorraine Kingdon, Lillian Hawery and Joy Dobson pose for a photo. These three ladies have had great success in the home’s physiotherapy program. The OMNIway will be featuring all of their stories in coming days.

Resident Joy Dobson has come a long way in the home’s physiotherapy program in 3 years

When Frost Manor resident Joy Dobson began participating in the Lindsay long-term care home’s physiotherapy program, she was unable to walk and required a wheelchair for mobility. With the help of the program and her commitment, Joy can now walk several lengths of the 35-metre hallways at a time with her walker. Read more

Frost Manor staff member provides family farm tour to residents

Frost Manor resident Lillian Hawery (right) is seen here with a environmental services worker Meagan Wilson during a recent outing to a farm owned by the family of Tanya Smith, another staff member from the Lindsay long-term care home.

Frost Manor resident Lillian Hawery (right) is seen here with environmental services worker Meagan Wilson during a recent outing to a farm owned by the family of Tanya Smith, another staff member from the Lindsay long-term care home. Lillian, who enjoyed seeing the horses on the farm, enjoyed the outing so much she asked it be made an annual event.

One resident so happy with the outing she wants to make it a yearly event

Frost Manor residents and staff recently took a detour during the Lindsay long-term care home’s annual autumn leaf tour to stop at a farm owned by environmental services worker Tanya Smith’s family. Read more

Teachers’ choir entertains Frost Manor residents

Frost Manor residents are seen here during a singing performance by teachers from St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School.

Frost Manor residents are seen here during a singing performance by teachers from St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School.

Residents ‘loved’ afternoon performance; LEC notes how events like this help build community connections

A chance connection provided Frost Manor with an opportunity to help a group of local high-school teachers while providing meaningful programming for the Lindsay long-term care home’s residents. Read more