Wildwood Care Centre kicks off Christmas season with annual open house

More than 100 residents, families and staff members attend event that created ‘a real feeling of togetherness’

Wildwood Care Centre hosted its annual Christmas open house Dec. 3, with more than 100 people attending. Read more

Going ‘above and beyond’ every day nets Chiara Van Galen Everyday Hero Award

OMNI director of western operations Aimee Merkley (far left) is seen here with Wildwood Care Centre’s 2017 Circle of Radiance award recipients. From left to right, Holly Williams (Inspired Leadership), Pat Hill (Lifetime Achievement) and Chiara Van Galen (Everyday Hero).

Wildwood Care Centre dietary staff member described as ‘a person to be admired’

The first thing Chiara Van Galen’s colleagues notice about the Wildwood Care Centre cook is her dedication to residents and co-workers, and her willingness to go above and beyond her job description to enhance everyone’s quality of life. Read more

A ‘natural born leader,’ Wildwood Care Centre PSW honoured for her ‘residents first’ approach

OMNI director of western operations Aimee Merkley (far left) is seen here with Wildwood Care Centre’s 2017 Circle of Radiance award recipients. From left to right, Holly Williams (Inspired Leadership), Pat Hill (Lifetime Achievement) and Chiara Van Galen (Everyday Hero).

Holly Williams receives Inspired Leadership Award

For 27 years, personal support worker (PSW) Holly Williams has been what Wildwood Care Centre administrator Scott Walsh calls a “natural born leader” at the St. Mary’s, Ont., long-term care and retirement home. Read more

Lifelong volunteer Pat Hill receives Wildwood Care Centre’s Lifetime Achievement Award

OMNI director of western operations Aimee Merkley (far left) is seen here with Wildwood Care Centre’s 2017 Circle of Radiance award recipients. From left to right, Holly Williams (Inspired Leadership), Pat Hill (Lifetime Achievement) and Chiara Van Galen (Everyday Hero).

Pat has spent years helping others through community programs, schools and her church

Pat Hill has dedicated much of her life to volunteering in her community. She has generously donated her time to a wide variety of community organizations, including Meals on Wheels, schools, a hospital and her church. Read more

(VIDEO) Wildwood PSW’s individualized approach to care earns her Everyday Hero Award

Personal support worker (PSW) Michelle Bellamy describes working at Wildwood Care Centre as her “calling.” Her colleagues at the St. Marys, Ont. long-term care and retirement home call Michelle an “everyday hero” for her individualized approach to resident care. Read more

(VIDEO) Wildwood Care Centre’s key strength is in its family atmosphere

In today’s OMNIway video, Wildwood Care Centre administrator Scott Walsh shares the history of the St. Marys, Ont. long-term care and retirement home, which celebrated its 22nd anniversary at its present location Sept. 18-24. Read more

Wildwood Care Centre celebrates 22 years at current location

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But this long-term care home’s story goes back much further, and its history is all about family

ST. MARYS, Ont. – Wildwood Care Centre had its 22nd anniversary at its current location last week, tying the weeklong celebrations in with its staff appreciation week. Read more

Inspired Leader came to Wildwood looking for a job, ended up with a career

RPN Stephanie Bauman, far left, is seen here after receiving her Inspired Leader Award Sept. 21 at Wildwood Care Centre.

RPN Stephanie Bauman, far left, is seen here after receiving her Inspired Leader Award Sept. 21 at Wildwood Care Centre.

RPN Stephanie Bauman recognized for her willingness to learn and take on any task

ST. MARYS, Ont. – Shortly after she became a registered practical nurse (RPN), Stephanie Bauman was looking for a job and found work at Wildwood Care Centre. Read more

VIDEO: Have a dance party or a quality meeting? Check out this week’s quality skits!

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To have a dance party or a quality meeting? This is the question a puppet named Reta Rector asked during OMNI Health Care’s manager’s forum. Read more

Despite the snow, spring plans are blooming bright at Wildwood Care Centre

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Residents making birdfeeders, anticipating weekly campfires and outings

Though snow may be falling this week, the life enrichment department at Wildwood Care Centre in St. Mary’s is determinedly thinking spring.
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