OMNI homes embrace summer activities

Riverview Manor life enrichment aide Trevor Davis and environmental services manager Crystal Post are seen here during Mexican Day on Aug. 4 at the Peterborough long-term care home.

Barbecues, spirit days on the calendar

OMNI Health Care long-term care homes are embracing all things summer, ranging from barbecued food to baseball caps. Read more

Riverview Manor hosts spirit-boosting fun week

Riverview Manor team members are seen here dressed in their favourite sports team gear on July 31 for Jersey Day. Jersey Day was part of a themed fun week at the Peterborough long-term care home.

With many staff members away on holidays, ESM came up with an idea to liven things up

To “beat the heat” last week, Riverview Manor hosted a week of fun activities that engaged residents and staff members at the Peterborough long-term care home. Read more

Legion volunteer fulfilling unique role in LTC homes

Patricia Byatt, pictured in the bottom right-hand corner, is seen here with other volunteers from the Royal Canadian Legion during Riverview Manor’s June 14 volunteer appreciation barbecue.

Patricia Byatt visits residents who are veterans at homes throughout SE Ont., including Riverview Manor

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – For the past 10 years, Patricia Byatt has fulfilled a unique but important volunteering role at long-term care homes throughout southeastern Ontario. Read more

Riverview Manor hosts barbecue to thank volunteers

Riverview Manor life enrichment aide Rosemary Roseborough cuts into volunteers’ “thank-you” cake during a June 14 barbecue at the Peterborough long-term care home.

‘Each and every one of you plays a very special role here’

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Riverview Manor honoured its volunteers on June 14 with a barbecue to thank them for their service to the Peterborough long-term care home’s residents. Read more

Riverview Riders raise $1,423 for Heart and Stroke Foundation

Pictured above, the Riverview Riders, consisting of staff members from Riverview Manor and Pleasant Meadow Manor, raised $1,423 during the Big Bike fundraiser in Peterborough on May 9.

Small team of riders from Riverview and Pleasant Meadow make large contribution to Big Bike fundraiser

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – It may have been a small team, but the Riverview Riders once again made a large contribution to this year’s Big Bike fundraiser for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Read more

PSW encouraging Riverview Manor residents to expand their French skills

Pictured above, Riverview Manor PSW Natalie Leblond and resident Alan Simmons point to the word “journal” – meaning “newspaper” in English – that’s spelled out on the refrigerator in the home’s activity room. Natalie is teaching residents a new French word each day.

Natalie Leblond is helping residents learn a new word every day

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – The French word of the day last Friday at Riverview Manor was “journal,” which means “newspaper.” Read more

Riverview St. Paddy’s party celebrates all things Irish

Pictured above, Riverview Manor residents and staff members were decked out in green for the home’s annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration.

More than 60 residents and family members attend evening of fun and entertainment

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Everyone was a bit Irish at Riverview Manor on the evening of March 16, as the Peterborough long-term care home celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with food and entertainment. Read more

‘Fun-loving’ Riverview Manor resident turns 103

Home honours Anne Graham with cake, best wishes

Possessing more than a century of life experience, Anne Graham blew out the candles on her 103rd birthday cake this week. Read more

Riverview gives resident a ‘river view’ to improve his quality of life

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BSO interventions create a ‘big change’

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Riverview Manor’s Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) team recently improved the quality of life for one resident affected by agitation by moving him to a room with a view of the Otonabee River. Since then, the resident has been happier, more social and is working well with staff. Read more

Riverview RPN-BSO says best part of her work is enhancing residents’ quality of life

Vanessa Soto-Ward, pictured at right with BSO lead Becky Dennie, has been an RPN-BSO at Riverview Manor since July. Vanessa has worked at the Peterborough long-term care home since 2013. She says her previous experience working with residents has been an asset to her new role.

Vanessa Soto-Ward, pictured at right with BSO lead Becky Dennie, has been an RPN-BSO at Riverview Manor since July. Vanessa has worked at the Peterborough long-term care home since 2013. She says her previous experience working with residents has been an asset to her new role.

‘To see that change and to see them smiling is really nice,’ says Vanessa Soto-Ward

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Vanessa Soto-Ward says her favourite part of her job as a registered practical nurse (RPN) for Riverview Manor’s Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) program is seeing the difference team members make when they enhance residents’ quality of life. Read more