Springdale resident Juanita Blake honoured for her commitment to others

Springdale Country Manor resident Juanita Blake is seen here holding her Lifetime Achievement Award. Juanita helped form a welcoming committee at the Peterborough County long-term care home. The award is to honour her for her efforts in helping new residents feel at home.

Resident receives Lifetime Achievement Award for her passion for welcoming new residents to the home

Springdale Country Manor life enrichment co-ordinator Candice Stewart recalls the day when a resident moved into the Peterborough Country long-term care home and Juanita Blake was there to show her around and take her to her room. Read more

Springdale discovers the purr-fect pet therapy program

Springdale Country Manor residents Peter Holland and Noreen Chandler are seen here spending time with Hero, a Siberian forest cat, in the home’s activity room. Springdale recently started a cat therapy program at the residents’ request.

New therapeutic cat program reaches residents at emotional and social levels

Springdale Country Manor residents have benefited from dog therapy programs, and now the Peterborough County long-term care home is offering a program for feline fanatics. Read more

Springdale RN’s professionalism, work ethic sets example, say colleagues

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Rhonda Beal named home’s Inspired Leader

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Springdale Country Manor registered nurse Rhonda Beal has always been someone other front-line staff members can turn to for advice, and her work is always done “meticulously,” say her colleagues at the Peterborough County long-term care home. Read more

Self-determination, physiotherapy gets Springdale resident mobile again

Springdale Country Manor resident Noreen Chandler (left) and physiotherapy assistant Laura Pammett are seen here in the Peterborough County long-term care home's garden.

Springdale Country Manor resident Noreen Chandler (left) and physiotherapy assistant Laura Pammett are seen here in the Peterborough County long-term care home’s garden.

In only one month, Noreen Chandler went from needing a wheelchair to walking independently

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Springdale Country Manor resident Noreen Chandler says her self-determination and guidance from the home’s physiotherapy program helped her regain mobility she lost after a fall in only a month. Read more

iPod program proving effective at calming residents with agitation at Springdale

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LEC says staff support has helped make Music of Your Life successful

Springdale Country Manor’s Music of Your Life program is curbing agitation for residents affected by cognitive impairment, and all of the home’s staff members have contributed to this success, says Candice Stewart, the home’s life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC). Read more

Springdale’s quiet hero named Everyday Hero

Springdale Country Manor PSW Karin Merpaw (left) has received the home’s 2016 Everyday Hero Award. Merpaw is seen here with health-care aide Marg Gregory, who nominated her for the award after the PSW saved her from a choking incident.

Springdale Country Manor PSW Karin Merpaw (left) has received the home’s 2016 Everyday Hero Award. Merpaw is seen here with health-care aide Marg Gregory, who nominated her for the award after the PSW saved her from a choking incident in March.

Karin Merpaw nominated for award after saving colleague from choking incident

Springdale Country Manor personal support worker (PSW) Karin Merpaw has been named the Peterborough County long-term care home’s Everyday Hero. While she is honoured to receive the accolade, she insists that what got her the nomination was just human nature. Read more

(VIDEO) Four OMNI homes get creative to highlight quality

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In today’s video series, four OMNI Health Care homes demonstrate their knowledge of quality and quality improvement with creative skits ranging from a take on a popular talk show to a showdown between an angel and a devil. Read more

‘She’s my hero’

Springdale Country Manor health-care aide Marg Gregory (right) is praising her colleague, Karin Merpaw (left), for saving her during a choking incident in March. Gregory plans to nominate Merpaw for OMNI’s Everyday Hero award.

Springdale Country Manor health-care aide Marg Gregory (right) is praising her colleague, Karin Merpaw (left), for saving her during a choking incident in March. Gregory plans to nominate Merpaw for OMNI’s Everyday Hero award.

Springdale health-care aide plans to nominate co-worker for award after saving her during choking incident

SPRINGVILLE, Ont. – “She’s my hero.” This is how Springdale Country Manor health-care aide Marg Gregory describes personal support worker Karin Merpaw. Read more

Springdale to launch Music of Your Life program

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Initiative uses iPods to enhance quality of life for residents

Springdale Country Manor is the latest OMNI Health Care long-term care home to become involved with an iPod program to benefit residents living with cognitive impairment. Read more

Springdale’s new Friendship Club intrigues residents

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New multi-activity program is sparking curiosity

People who live at Springdale Country Manor have had their curiousity piqued by a new weekly program at the long-term care home called the Friendship Club. Read more