Rosebridge residents and staff won’t let rain ruin their fun

Pictured above, scenes from Rosebridge Manor’s July 27 indoor garden party.

Teamwork ensures annual resident and family party goes on as planned, despite the weather

When Kathy Barr arrived at Rosebridge Manor on the morning of July 27, it was pouring rain. The Jasper, Ont. long-term care home’s annual resident and family party was scheduled for that afternoon, and Kathy did not want to postpone the event. Read more

Local mayor drops in to wish Rosebridge Manor residents a happy Canada Day

Resident Joyce Edgeley (centre) poses with Merrickville-Wolford Mayor Dave Nash and his wife at Rosebridge Manor on Canada Day.

Unexpected visit from Dave Nash brings round of smiles from residents

Rosebridge Manor residents and staff members were enjoying an ice-cream social during the afternoon on Canada Day, when a top-hatted familiar face strode into the long-term care home. Read more

LEC recalls her family’s experience with palliative care at Rosebridge Manor

Kathy Barr says the care provided to her mother-in-law provided her with a unique insight

It was in the spring of 2016 when Rosebridge Manor life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) Kathy Barr had a unique experience with the palliative care offered by her co-workers at the Jasper, Ont. long-term care home. Read more

‘I get a warm, fuzzy feeling from volunteering’

Rosebridge Manor volunteer Lynne Hurd (right) and resident Mildred Covill enjoy a conversation at the Jasper, Ont. long-term care home.

Volunteer Lynne Hurd shares how donating her time to residents has impacted her

Two years ago, Lynne Hurd was helping her friend find a long-term care home for her husband, when they ended up at Rosebridge Manor. Read more

Montessori, sensory programming beneficial to residents of all cognitive abilities

Rosebridge Manor resident Mabel Stevens is seen here folding laundry at the Jasper, Ont. long-term care home. Mabel has made it her job to fold laundry items for one hour every day, Monday to Saturday.

Rosebridge Manor engages as many residents as possible in popular program

For the past several years, staff members at Rosebridge Manor have found that Montessori-based activities and sensory stimulation programs have been beneficial to residents of all abilities and levels of cognitive function. Read more

Rosebridge Manor volunteer Gillian Organ praises staff members’ dedication to residents

Rosebridge Manor volunteer Gillian Organ is seen here working with residents on creating place cards for the home's Halloween party.

Rosebridge Manor volunteer Gillian Organ is seen here working with residents on creating place cards for the home’s Halloween party.

‘The reason I continue to volunteer is because I am so impressed with the care the residents are getting here’

Gillian Organ began volunteering at Rosebridge Manor earlier this year when her friend was a resident. Her friend passed away this summer, but Gillian says she has continued to volunteer because of the passion staff members have for residents. Read more

Rosebridge Manor art program engaging residents’ strengths

Rosebridge Manor volunteer Gillian Organ is seen here working with residents on creating place cards for the home's Halloween party.

Rosebridge Manor volunteer Gillian Organ is seen here working with residents on creating place cards for the home’s Halloween party.

Volunteer-led program aimed at helping residents make choices and create items that can be used in the home

A new volunteer-led art program at Rosebridge Manor is proving to be an excellent vehicle for engaging residents’ strengths. Read more

Special weekly suppers putting smiles on Rosebridge Manor residents’ faces for 15 years

Pictured above, a group of men living at Rosebridge Manor are seen enjoying one of the home's Thursday night suppers. Each week for the past 15 years, Rosebridge has hosted small-group dinners. Meals are served on fine china and include a special dessert.

Pictured above, a group of men living at Rosebridge Manor are seen enjoying one of the home’s Thursday night suppers. Each week for the past 15 years, Rosebridge has hosted small-group dinners. Meals are served on fine china and include a special dessert.

Each week, six residents enjoy dinner with fine china and a restaurant atmosphere

For about 15 years, Rosebridge Manor has been hosting special Thursday night suppers for small groups of residents to help enhance quality of life for everyone living at the Jasper, Ont. long-term care home. Read more

Rosebridge Halloween party attracts high resident engagement

Rosebridge Manor staff members show off their costumes during the Jasper, Ont. long-term care home's annual Halloween party on Oct. 31.

Rosebridge Manor staff members show off their costumes during the Jasper, Ont. long-term care home’s annual Halloween party.

Weeks of building excitement for the party paid off, says LEC

Rosebridge Manor spent the weeks before Halloween building excitement among residents and staff members for the Jasper, Ont. long-term care home’s annual Halloween party. Read more

Warm-hearted nutritional care aide inspires others to strive for excellence

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‘Simply put, Dianne makes me want to be a better leader’

After 34 years at Rosebridge Manor, nutritional care aide Dianne Auger is still inspiring those around her with her warm heart and impeccable work ethic. Read more