Village Green resident honoured for her commitment to community and family

Sheung Hum’s life is a great Canadian success story, says administrator

Village Green resident Sheung Hum is a shining example of someone who came to Canada and created a great life for themselves dedicated to family and community, and for this reason she has been presented with the home’s 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award. Read more

Village Green Everyday Hero lauded for the difference she makes to residents

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Village Green

PSW Alison DeMarsh is an asset to residents and co-workers, and ‘contributes to the success of Village Green’

For 25 years, personal support worker (PSW) Alison DeMarsh has been a major asset to the Village Green team and is “very caring and hard working on the floor with the residents,” says Linda Pierce, the Greater Napanee long-term care home’s administrator. Read more

RPN Denise Simpson’s commitment to OMNI’s mission earns her Inspired Leadership Award

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Village Green

Administrator says Denise brings hope, purpose and belonging to Village Green every day

Village Green registered practical nurse (RPN) Denise Simpson delivers OMNI Health Care’s mission of “bringing hope, purpose and belonging” to the Greater Napanee long-term care home’s residents, families and staff members every day, says administrator Linda Pierce. Read more

Administrator’s pet dog putting smiles on Village Green residents’ faces

Village Green residents Dorothy Kennedy and Win Flieler play with Sadie, a Shih Tzu owned by administrator Linda Pierce. Sadie visits residents every week.

Linda Pierce says Sadie, her Shih Tzu –Maltese pup, is connecting with residents

Sadie, an 11-month-old Shih Tzu -Maltese, is making quite the impact on Village Green residents when administrator Linda Pierce brings her to the Greater Napanee long-term care home. Read more

Village Green family and friends BBQ builds strong community atmosphere

Village Green’s July 22 family and friends barbecue brought 111 people to the Greater Napanee long-term care home to enjoy an afternoon of food and fun.

Annual summer event brings 111 people to home

Village Green’s annual barbecue brought 111 people together to enjoy food, entertainment and socializing at the Greater Napanee long-term care home on July 22. Read more

Art program instilling a sense of creative pride in Village Green residents

Village Green residents are seen here painting away in the home’s Art with Martha program, which is overseen by volunteer Martha de Bruyn.

Residents will soon see their paintings adorning the halls

An art program at Village Green has instilled a sense of creative pride among residents at the Greater Napanee long-term care home, while encouraging people to try their hand at something new. Read more

Casino trip hits the jackpot for Village Green residents

Village Green residents, their families and staff members are seen here in front of Shorelines Casino in Belleville on June 12. The group went to the casino for an outing that included lunch and, of course, time spent playing the slot machines.

‘Everyone is asking when we can do this again’

A June 12 trip to Shorelines Casino in Belleville had such a positive impact on a group of Village Green residents and their families that many are still talking about the outing. Read more

When Village Green resident starts singing, a new program is born

Pictured above, Jeanne Irvine has been volunteering at Village Green for more than 20 years. Jeanne, who plays guitar, recently started a music program at the Greater Napanee long-term care home that’s piqued the interest of several residents.

Volunteer Jeanne Irvine leading new guitar singalong activity, thanks to inspiration from resident

Village Green volunteer Jeanne Irvine was talking with residents recently when one of them began singing. Then another resident began to hum along. Read more

Jeanne Irvine’s volunteering has made a difference to Village Green residents for 20-plus years

Pictured above, Jeanne Irvine has been volunteering at Village Green for more than 20 years.

‘The minute I walked through the door and met the residents I loved it’

Jeanne Irvine has been volunteering at Village Green for more than 20 years and she has enjoyed every minute of it. Read more

Village Green receives BSO funding to help enhance residents’ quality of life

Funding put towards extra hours for a PSW and RPN to be dedicated to behavioural supports

Village Green is one of six long-term care homes in the South East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) to recently receive funding to help support Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO), and this funding will help enhance quality of life for the home’s residents, says Debbie McTaggart. Read more