Maplewood candy-grams generating sweet response

Brighton home gears up for Valentine’s Day

Special deliveries are underway at Maplewood and they require being handled with care. Read more

‘It’s a jolly time’

Rusty Mac Millan, Sergeant-at-Arms for the Brighton branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, says hello to Maplewood resident Corina Dempsey.

Rusty Mac Millan, Sergeant-at-Arms for the Brighton branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, says hello to Maplewood resident Corina Dempsey.

Military community hosts Christmas party for Maplewood residents

BRIGHTON, Ont. – With live entertainment, a fine spread and an appearance by the jovial man in red, members of the local military community made spirits bright recently for Maplewood residents. Read more

Maplewood residents’ enthusiasm for Christmas decorating attests to everyone feeling ‘at home’

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‘It was an activity, but not with the usual activity mindset’

Christmas is right around the corner, and Maplewood residents have been busy chipping in to help decorate the Brighton long-term care home in the spirit of the season. Read more

The quiet strength of ‘Everyday Heroes’

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OMNI Health Care staff stand out for their positive outlook, kindness and work ethic

The people who’ve been named “Everyday Heroes” by their OMNI Health Care colleagues all bring a quiet strength to their work every day. Read more

Cindy Davis ‘brings light and happiness to our home’

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Maplewood’s Everyday Hero pays attention to details

One day as the administrator was escorting a resident to the dining room, personal support worker (PSW) Cindy Davis came running after her with a hairbrush in hand.

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Maplewood recognizes exceptional staff during ceremony

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Maplewood personal support worker Cindy Davis, second from right, is the long-term care home’s Everyday Hero for 2016. From left, OMNI eastern region operations director Sarah Ferguson-McLaren, PSW Nicole Lafee and OMNI president and CEO Pat McCarthy offer congratulations.

PSW receives Everyday Hero award, chef receives Inspired Leader title

OMNI Health Care president and CEO Pat McCarthy was on hand at Maplewood July 13 to honour and celebrate two special staff members who personify the long-term care provider’s values. Read more

Maplewood chef Tracy Morewood provides inspiring leadership

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‘She is a born leader,’ says ESM/NCM Nancy Stillman

Whether it’s how she takes co-op students “under her wing” when they come to work at the home or how she handles union issues, Maplewood long-term care home chef Tracy Morewood is a born leader, says Nancy Stillman.
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OMNI homes ensuring quality resident experiences

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Recent stories showcase the variety of ways quality of life is heightened every day

Promoting quality in OMNI Health Care’s 18 long-term care homes is not just about delivery of the best care possible, it’s also about the resident experience. Read more

VIDEO: Have a dance party or a quality meeting? Check out this week’s quality skits!

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To have a dance party or a quality meeting? This is the question a puppet named Reta Rector asked during OMNI Health Care’s manager’s forum. Read more

Fun fair sparks smiles in children and residents

Maplewood resident Nancy Hanks is seen here playing catch with two of the children attending the Brighton long-term care home's June 11 fun fair.

Maplewood resident Nancy Hanks is seen here playing catch with two of the children attending the Brighton long-term care home’s June 11 fun fair.

Organizer LEA Rosanne Blackburn says she will definitely plan one for next year

It was the bright smiles on the faces of both children and residents that energized Maplewood life enrichment aide (LEA) Rosanne Blackburn most at a fun fair she recently organized. Read more