VIDEO: Village Green BSO team shares successes

SELBY, Ont. – In the year and a half since Village Green was awarded funding from the South East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) for a part-time registered practical nurse (RPN) and personal support worker (PSW) to add to the Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) team, the Greater Napanee long-term care home has been able to stem responsive behaviours and also share valuable knowledge. Read more

(VIDEO) Village Green staff treated to spa-like activities during Nursing Week

SELBY, Ont. – People working in long-term care homes work hard caring for others, but they sometimes don’t take enough time to care for themselves, says Debbie McTaggart. Read more

(VIDEO) Linda Pierce talks about her 30-year career at Village Green

Administrator Linda Pierce has worked at Village Green for 30 years. While she has seen lots of changes at the Selby, Ont. long-term care home during her tenure, one thing has remained constant: there has always been a family atmosphere with lots of support from the community. Read more

VIDEO: Streamway Villa resident Bill Ramsay wowing everyone with his piano playing

On the afternoon of May 1, Streamway Villa resident Bill Ramsay sat down at the piano in the Cobourg long-term care home and started to play. The residents and staff loved it. Read more

(VIDEO) ‘Oh, I just love it in here’: Village Green resident discusses what she loves about her home

SELBY, Ont. – Maxine Saunders, 99, says she’s enjoying every aspect of life at Village Green. Read more

(VIDEO) Volunteering at Village Green is the ‘most rewarding thing I’ve ever done,’ says Jeanne Irvine

For 22 years, Jeanne has been donating her time to help residents and staff members at the Greater Napanee long-term care home. Read more

(VIDEO) Kimberley Wickens discusses her ‘exciting’ journey as Village Green’s residents’ council president

The day after Kimberley Wickens moved into Village Green, she went around introducing herself to her fellow residents, thanking them for letting her live in their home. Read more

(VIDEO) Working 38 years at Village Green has given Mary Esterbrook a lot of stories to share

If anyone can tell you about what life is like at Village Green, it’s Mary Esterbrook. For 38 years she has worked in the environmental services department at the Greater Napanee long-term care home. Read more

VIDEO: Longtime staff members reflect on careers at Springdale

Health-care aide Lynn Powell and personal support worker Sarah Roote have 66 years of combined experience serving Springdale Country Manor residents. The two were among the team members honoured at an Aug. 31 ceremony hosted at the Peterborough County long-term care home to honour exceptional staff. Read more

VIDEO: Springdale honours longtime staff, Inspired Leader and Everyday Hero

Springdale Country Manor hosted a ceremony Aug. 31 to honour longtime staff members, hand out this year’s Everyday Hero and Inspired Leadership Awards, and say goodbye to retiring nutritional care manager Ann Weldon. Read more