‘You can really tell why Sam became a nurse’

Maplewood DOC makes ‘great transition’ from hospital to long-term care

From her cat, named Edgar Allan Pilon, to her geriatric nursing expertise, Samantha Pilon’s presence at Maplewood is benefiting residents and staff alike. Read more

Haggis for all! Maplewood celebrates Robbie Burns Day

Pictured above, the haggis with whisky sauce Maplewood served for Robbie Burns Day.

Traditional Scottish fare and bagpipe music mark birthday of Scotland’s most celebrated poet

Maplewood residents and staff members celebrated the birthday of Scottish poet Robert Burns on Friday (Jan. 25) with a traditional Burns supper and bagpipe music. Read more

Maplewood Lifetime Achievement recipient Rosie Rollins remembered as an ‘artist’ with a ‘heart of gold’

‘I truly believe that Rosie was the most generous person I knew,’ says administrator

Rosie Rollins was such a talented seamstress and knitter that Maplewood administrator Rachel Corkery says she’s best described as an “artist.” Read more

‘I am beyond proud of our team’

Maplewood diabetes management skills shine, enhance residents’ quality of life

Maplewood administrator Rachel Corkery has a sense of pride about her team members and their abilities to enhance quality of life for the Brighton long-term care home’s residents who are living with diabetes. Read more

Maplewood accepts Clinical Protocol Excellence Award

Home champions best practice protocol for diabetes

Maplewood is receiving kudos from the Ontario Long Term Care Association (OLTCA) for its diabetes protocol. Read more

Maplewood dishes out pasta, cash for residents’ council

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‘We had a good turnout for our first year’

After serving up spaghetti for a crowd, Maplewood residents will now have the opportunity to venture out on more community outings. Read more

‘Some residents chose to eat off the vine’

Residents reap benefits of home-grown produce

From their gardens to their plates, Maplewood residents recently enjoyed vegetables they grew earlier this summer. Read more

AppleFest a sweet event for Maplewood residents

Brighton long-term care home celebrates community affair

A recent community event in Brighton, Ont. had Maplewood residents and staff bobbing. Read more

Entertainer inspires residents to ‘shimmy and shake’

‘He has always liked older people’

Harvey Bujold was living in Florida when an opportunity came to mind. He wanted more from his later years than sitting on a beach. Read more

Animated Maplewood entertainer gets residents moving

Residents and staff members of Maplewood dance to the entertainment provided by Harvey & Friends.

Men, women sing, dance to oldies

The sound of voices singing Tom Jones’ Delilah trails out of the dining room at Maplewood. Read more