VIDEO: Pleasant Meadow volunteer Ann Carlow receives Circle of Excellence Award

 

Pleasant Meadow Manor volunteer Ann Carlow is a recipient of a 2017 Circle of Excellence Award from the Ontario Long Term Care Association (OLTCA). Read more

VIDEO: Pleasant Meadow honours volunteers with tea

NORWOOD, Ont. – Pleasant Meadow Manor honoured its volunteers on May 17 with a tea to thank them for the work they do enhancing the quality of life for residents of the Norwood long-term care home. Read more

VIDEO: Pleasant Meadow volunteer Bessie Couchman: ‘As long as I am able, I will be here’

Bessie Couchman began volunteering at Pleasant Meadow Manor a few years ago when a volunteer friend asked her to join her one day during a visit to the Norwood long-term care home. Read more

(VIDEO) Quality Forum 2017: Interactive game highlights role quality plays in every corner of OMNI homes

CALABOGIE, Ont. – One of the major events at OMNI Health Care’s 2017 Quality Forum was the Quest for Quality, an interactive outdoor game designed by the Almonte Country Haven team that combined education, fun and competition. Read more

(VIDEO) Former Great Big Sea member Sean McCann performs at 2017 Quality Forum

CALABOGIE, Ont. – Singer-songwriter and former Great Big Sea member Sean McCann was the keynote speaker on Day 1 at OMNI Health Care’s 2017 Quality Forum. Read more

(VIDEO) Frost Manor honours volunteers with luncheon

Frost Manor hosted a luncheon April 27 in honour of the many people who volunteer their time to enrich the lives of residents at the Lindsay long-term care home. Read more

VIDEO: Betty Drummond reflects on 33 years of volunteering

Betty Drummond has been volunteering in her community for 33 years. This includes volunteer work with young people as well as senior citizens. She is also a volunteer at Frost Manor. Read more

(VIDEO) Streamway residents visited by several species of exotic animals

Streamway Villa recently had a chance to interact with several exotic animals, including a chinchilla, a rabbit, bearded lizards, a Burmese python, a tarantula and even an alligator. Read more

VIDEO: Hero the cat comes to Springdale for pet therapy

Pet therapy is a favourite activity for many long-term-care home residents, and a new cat therapy program at Springdale Country Manor is bringing a unique feline to residents every Friday. Read more

VIDEO: Medication Safety in LTC: How auditing keeps residents safe

In Part 10 of The OMNIway’s video series on medication safety in long-term care, we speak with Carla Beaton, Medical Pharmacies’ vice-president of clinical innovations and quality improvement, about how auditing medications helps keep long-term care residents safe. Read more