Two OMNI homes partner to bring residents exotic animal show

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Wildwood Care Centre and Country Terrace building on ‘positive relationship’

Wildwood Care Centre and Country Terrace recently partnered to bring residents an animal therapy program that successfully engaged residents. Read more

West Lake Terrace working to minimize restraints

Home aims to reduce numbers by 50%

Continuous quality improvement is important to caregivers at West Lake Terrace, and this focus is helping the Prince Edward County long-term care home in its mission to reduce restraints. Read more

Country Terrace seeing high rate of staff flu vaccinations

Vaccination rate has already surpassed last year’s number

With 93 per cent of staff members having received a flu shot, Country Terrace is hoping to surpass last year’s number of employees who were vaccinated, says registered practical nurse (RPN) and infection control lead Brenna Slota. Read more

November is Seniors’ Falls Prevention Month

But falls prevention is important year-round

Did you know that November is Seniors’ Falls Prevention Month? Read more

Resident counts her blessings on Remembrance Day

Woman recalls husband’s, others’ contributions during war

BRIGHTON, Ont. – As night fell in the small town of Brighton, Ont., Ena Clews was at the local cenotaph on Main Street, remembering her late husband on the eve of Remembrance Day. Read more

Resident recalls years on the frontlines in England

Willows Estate ‘thankful’ for veterans’ sacrifices

Dulcie Forcht remembers taking cover as the German planes circled overhead. Read more

(VIDEO) Longtime staff discusses why they stay at Streamway Villa

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For Streamway Villa’s longtime staff members, it’s the sense of family and community they have with residents that keeps them at the Cobourg long-term care home. Read more

Data showing OMNI’s strengths in many areas of quality

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Low restraint use, falls prevention and reduced agitation are some of the strong points

Recent data shows OMNI Health Care long-term care homes are exceeding ministry benchmarks in many areas of care, a positive reflection on the organization’s focus on quality. Read more

PSWs champion improved ADL rates at West Lake Terrace

Success leads to improvement in residents’ quality of life in other ways

West Lake Terrace’s personal support workers (PSWs) have been champions at improving late-loss activities of daily living (ADL) for residents at the 47-bed long-term care home, says administrator Neil Peterson. Read more

Streamway Villa hosts ‘spooktacular’ Halloween (VIDEO)

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Celebration embodies OMNI values of fun and laughter

Streamway Villa residents, families and staff members had a “spooktacular” time celebrating Halloween Oct. 31. Read more