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

When life gave Frost Manor apples, staff hosted Apple Fest

Frost Manor residents, staff members and families are seen here during Apple Fest at the Lindsay long-term care home Sept. 28.

Frost Manor residents, staff members and families are seen here during Apple Fest at the Lindsay long-term care home Sept. 28.

Apple-themed event was the focus of this year’s family appreciation tea

When life gives you lemons, the saying goes, you should make lemonade. When life gives you apples, why not host an apple-themed event to coincide with the autumn apple harvest? Read more

Riverview resident stands for first time in 2 years, thanks to hard work with physio team

Riverview Manor resident Kellie MacDonald (right) is seen here with physiotherapy assistant Jody Harris. Kellie has improved her mobility through the Peterborough long-term care home’s physiotherapy program. Her goal is to improve her strength to the point that she can once again live independently.

Riverview Manor resident Kellie MacDonald (right) is seen here with physiotherapy assistant Jody Harris. Kellie has improved her mobility through the Peterborough long-term care home’s physiotherapy program. Her goal is to improve her strength to the point that she can once again walk and live independently.

‘My next goal is to be able to walk out of here – and I think I’ll probably be able to,’ says Kellie MacDonald

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Two weeks ago, Riverview Manor resident Kellie MacDonald stood up for the first time in two years, thanks to her hard work and guidance from the home’s physiotherapy team. Read more

Frost Manor residents live it up at Camp Cherokee

Pictured above, Frost Manor residents and staff are en route to Camp Cherokee on Rice Lake on Aug. 30.

Pictured above, Frost Manor residents and staff are on a bus heading to Camp Cherokee on Rice Lake.

Collaboration with Extendicare Kawartha Lakes provides a 3-day outing full of fun and laughter

Frost Manor resident Grace Leslie says her first trip to Rice Lake with seven other residents of the Lindsay long-term care home was memorable. Read more

Strawberry supper raises $540 for Frost Manor residents’ council

Pictured above, strawberry shortcake was served for dessert during Frost Manor's July 28 strawberry supper.

Pictured above, strawberry shortcake was served for dessert during Frost Manor’s July 28 strawberry supper.

52 people enjoy special meal inspired by strawberries

Frost Manor’s annual strawberry supper brought together 52 people to enjoy food made from one of summer’s most popular fruits while raising money for the Lindsay long-term care home’s residents’ council. Read more

Everyone at Frost Manor can count on Rhonda Hughes

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PSW nominated for Inspired Leader for her reliability, dedication

Personal support worker (PSW) Rhonda Hughes was on a break at Frost Manor recently when some of her colleagues approached her to tell her there was an emergency. Read more

Sandi Allison’s colleagues say she is an Everyday Hero – every day

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Frost Manor’s office manager is always going above and beyond for others

Working as an office manager in a long-term care home requires a lot of multitasking and you need to be a jack of all trades. These are strengths Sandi Allison displays every day at Frost Manor, says life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) Vi O’Leary. Read more