Skype visually connects Garden Terrace resident with sister for first time in 30 years

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‘My dad was really overwhelmed to see his sister and hear her talk’

Edward Montague had not seen his sister, Margaret, in 30 years. But thanks to the wonders of modern technology, the siblings were reunited, even though they’re separated by an ocean. Read more

Fun and reminiscing mark Springdale’s Robbie Burns Day celebration

Pictured above is a haggis, the traditional Scottish meal consisting of minced organ meat, suet, onion, oatmeal and spices that’s baked in a sheep’s stomach.

Pictured above is a haggis, the traditional Scottish meal consisting of minced organ meat, suet, onion, oatmeal and spices that’s baked in a sheep’s stomach. Haggis is the centrepiece of Robbie Burns Day celebrations.

‘Resident engagement is what really made it great’

Springdale Country Manor’s Jan. 25 Robbie Burns Day celebration sparked lots of reminiscing and reflection of Scottish heritage among residents at the Peterborough County long-term care home. Read more

Trisha Tennant’s commitment to fitness fuels others

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Springdale PSW plans to focus on personal goals in 2016

On cold winter days, Trisha Tennant heads to the gym right after her eight-hour shift at Springdale Country Manor for a two-and-a-half hour workout. Once the weather warms up, she’ll mix that with some mountain biking in a nearby area. Read more

Area churches partner to light up Christmas at Springdale

The Springdale Country Manor resident choir is seen here performing at the Peterborough County long-term care home’s Christmas service on Dec. 15.

The Springdale Country Manor resident choir is seen here performing at the Peterborough County long-term care home’s Christmas service on Dec. 15.

7 churches work together to host annual service

SPRINGVILLE, Ont. – Seven area churches came together to light up Christmas for Springdale Country Manor residents and their families again this year. Read more

(VIDEO) Service brings Christmas cheer to Springdale

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Between carol singing and Christmas goodies, bells and visits from loved ones, the atmosphere was set earlier this week for lots of Christmas cheer at Springdale Country Manor in Springville.

An annual Christmas service took place at the long-term care home on Dec. 15. Family members joined with residents in enjoying the evening. A resident choir also shared their gifts of singing and bell ringing.

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Christmas choir bonds Springdale residents, staff member

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‘It’s a communal activity; it draws us together,’ says Trish Mills

“It’s a lovely bond we have.” That’s what comes to mind for Trish Mills when she reflects on what’s best about a resident Christmas choir she’s now leading at Springdale Country Manor. Read more

Restraint reduction, assessments attributed to Springdale’s low falls rate

Springdale Country Manor

Springdale Country Manor

Latest data shows home has OMNI’s lowest incidence of falls

Springdale Country Manor has the lowest falls rate of OMNI Health Care’s 18 long-term care homes, a success administrator Maureen King says is tied to several factors. Read more

PSWs’ hard work, dedication to others earns them prestigious OMNI awards

Springdale Country Manor

Springdale Country Manor

Sarah McAdams and Pam Newman honoured with Inspired Leader, Everyday Hero awards

Two Springdale Country Manor personal support workers (PSWs) who are always helping others are the recipients of this year’s Inspired Leader and Everyday Hero awards at the Peterborough County long-term care home. Read more

(VIDEO) How a car show can make a difference to LTC residents

Springdale Country Manor residents and staff, as well as and local community members, were treated to a classic-car show at the Peterborough County long-term care home July 28. Read more

Classic-car show comes to Springdale

Joe and Aileen Monaghan are seen here during Springdale Country Manor's July 28 car show.

Joe and Aileen Monaghan are seen here during Springdale Country Manor’s July 28 car show.

Event builds community, piques residents’ interest

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Springdale Country Manor residents were treated to a top-notch car show July 28 when local car enthusiasts brought their wheels to the Peterborough County long-term care home. Read more