Streamway Villa hosts its largest volunteer appreciation BBQ in 7 years

Pictured above, special cupcakes and candles were given to Streamway Villa volunteers during the home’s appreciation event on Sept. 22.

Volunteers presented with unique gifts, and residents pay tribute to those donating their time to the home

Streamway Villa hosted its largest volunteer appreciation barbecue in seven years on Sept. 22. This year’s event had some new offerings that went over well with the 15 people who were honoured for their service to the Cobourg long-term care home’s residents. Read more

Streamway Villa residents have been up to something ‘fishy’

Pictured above, some scenes from Streamway Villa’s recent outing to the Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada in Toronto.

Trip to Toronto’s Ripley’s Aquarium becomes a stimulating experience that brings back many fond memories

Streamway Villa residents and staff members recently spent an afternoon marvelling at sharks, jellyfish and tropical fish at the Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada in downtown Toronto, an experience everyone wants to repeat, says Christina Doughty. Read more

Streamway Villa residents have a ‘rib-tastic’ Saturday with family and friends

Pictured above, Streamway Villa residents, family members and staff enjoy a trip to Cobourg’s Ribfest on Aug. 19.

10 residents enjoy outing to annual event celebrating all things barbecued

A group of 10 Streamway Villa residents joined family members and staff on Saturday, Aug. 19 to attend the 11th annual Northumberland Ribfest and Music Festival in Cobourg. Read more

Streamway Carnival Day brings residents and children together

Pictured above, scenes from Streamway Villa’s Aug. 17 Carnival Day.

‘It was really nice to see the residents having such a nice time’

Carnival Day brought an afternoon of fun, laughter and good times to Streamway Villa, but it also proved to be a valuable forum for intergenerational programming, which the Cobourg long-term care home’s residents loved, organizers say. Read more

Sometimes location is everything, says Streamway Villa LEC

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Being near downtown Cobourg means Streamway residents get lots of high-quality outings

There is a lot going on in downtown Cobourg during summer, and Streamway Villa’s central location makes it easy to deliver fun, meaningful activities to residents, says life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) Christina Doughty. Read more

Streamway’s new RPN-BSO’s experience has made new role a ‘smooth transition’

Administrator Kylie Szczebonski discusses the strengths Kristyn Skitch brings to the position

Streamway Villa administrator and director of care Kylie Szczebonski says Kristyn Skitch has made a “smooth transition” into her new role as the Cobourg long-term care home’s RPN-BSO. Read more

Meet Kristyn Skitch, Streamway Villa’s new RPN-BSO

Streamway Villa’s new RPN-BSO, Kristyn Skitch (left), is seen here with the Cobourg long-term care home’s administrator and director of care, Kylie Szczebonski.

Kristyn says seeing BSO’s positive impact on residents helps drive her in her new role

Kristyn Skitch has been named Streamway Villa’s new RPN-BSO (registered practical nurse for the Behavioural Supports Ontario program). Read more

Streamway’s Everyday Hero exemplifies resident focus and going above and beyond

PSW Valerie Baggaley’s co-workers commend her for everything she does

Valerie Baggaley, a seven-year team member at Streamway Villa, has been named the Cobourg long-term care home’s 2017 Everyday Hero. Read more

Streamway Inspired Leader Mary Willis is an example to others, colleagues say

‘Mary inspires me to always keep pushing if I’m having a rough day and to always help my teammates,’ says co-worker

If you ask Streamway Villa staff and management what Mary Willis is like to work with, they’ll tell you she leads by example, provides selfless care to residents and is respectful, professional and committed to everyone living and working at the Cobourg long-term care home. Read more

Marnie Burke’s commitment to Streamway Villa, service to Canada earns her Lifetime Achievement Award

Streamway Villa resident Marnie Burke is seen here with her Lifetime Achievement Award

Staff say Marnie’s story is about ‘Canadian roots, family, love and compassion’

In the five years she has lived at Streamway Villa, Marnie Burke has been an asset to other residents living at the Cobourg long-term care home while keeping active in the community. Read more