Provincial advocacy campaign to improve resident care underway at OMNI homes

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Residents, family members and staff asked to sign letters asking gov’t for more LTC funding

Ontario long-term care homes are once again being encouraged to join an annual letter-writing campaign to underscore to MPPs the need for additional funding to enhance resident care. Read more

Chinese new year, job fair and Valentine’s lunch mark busy week at Frost Manor

Chinese new year is one of the many events being held at Frost Manor this week. Feb. 8 marked the first day of the Chinese lunisolar calendar.

Chinese new year is one of the many events being held at Frost Manor this week. Feb. 8 marked the first day of the Chinese lunisolar calendar.

Events engage both residents and community

It has been a fun and busy week chockfull of events at Frost Manor and there’s more to come with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, says Vi O’Leary, the home’s life enrichment co-ordinator. Read more

(VIDEO) Resident couple celebrates 70th anniversary at Frost Manor

LINDSAY, Ont. – Just days after moving into Frost Manor, Albert and Kathleen Waite celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary at the Lindsay long-term care home.

Albert, a native of Oshawa, Ont., met Kathleen in a pub in Maidenhead, Berkshire, England, when he was stationed overseas during the Second World War. The couple has been together since.

“I’ve enjoyed every minute of it,” Albert says of the couple’s marriage.

To celebrate the Waite’s love, Frost Manor hosted an anniversary party, featuring music, dancing and cake on Jan. 19.

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DOC brings experience working with residents who have behavioural challenges

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Doneath Stewart was already familiar with Frost Manor when she started her position in Sept.

LINDSAY, Ont. – A key strength Doneath Stewart has brought to her position as director of care (DOC) at Frost Manor is extensive background working with residents who have behavioural challenges. Read more

Making a difference, one plate at a time at Frost Manor

Pictured above are two lunchtime menu items recently served at Frost Manor: a pulled beef sandwich topped with crispy onions and an asparagus frittata.

Pictured above are two lunchtime menu items recently served at Frost Manor: a pulled beef sandwich topped with crispy onions and an asparagus frittata.

NCM discusses home’s recent culinary creations – and the difference great food is making

Frost Manor nutritional care manager (NCM) Neil MacDonald says he’s proud of the food he and his colleagues have been preparing for residents at the Lindsay long-term care home, noting the team has been putting a strong emphasis on the presentation of meals. Read more

Frost Manor strengthens community ties in 2015

Frost Manor residents are seen here during their stay at Camp Cherokee in September.

Frost Manor residents are seen here during their stay at Camp Cherokee in September. The residents were joined by people living at Extendicare Kawartha Lakes on the two-day outing.

Ties with people and organizations outside the home enhances quality of life for residents

Strengthening community ties is one theme that has been central to the folks at Frost Manor throughout 2015. Read more

(VIDEO) Frost Manor recreates Michael Jackson’s Thriller for residents

LINDSAY, Ont. – Frost Manor staff members created their own version of the video for Michael Jackson’s 1982 hit song Thriller on Oct. 30. Read more

(VIDEO) An inspired leader exemplifies their team’s common goal: NCM

Nutritional care manager (NCM) Neil MacDonald says a good leader is someone who “exemplifies the common goal” of their team and who helps develop the people they work with. Read more

(VIDEO) October birthdays celebrated at Frost Manor

LINDSAY, Ont. – Frost Manor hosted its monthly birthday celebration on Oct. 15 with an event that featured musical entertainment and specially made birthday cupcakes.

The event toasted all the residents celebrating a birthday in October. Vi O’Leary, the Lindsay long-term care home’s life enrichment co-ordinator, says these celebrations are enjoyed by everyone.

“The residents love it,” she says.

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Local church continues to strengthen bonds with Lindsay LTC homes

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A Thanksgiving meal is the latest event Frost Manor invited to at St. Paul’s Anglican Church

Frost Manor life enrichment co-ordinator Vi O’Leary is commending St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Lindsay for its long-standing support of long-term care homes in the community, including a recent Thanksgiving lunch. Read more