VIDEO: Woodland Villa Country Fair serves up fun and stellar entertainment

There was no shortage of fun and outstanding entertainment at Woodland Villa’s Aug. 16 Country Fair. Read more

Woodland Villa’s annual Country Fair creates strong community atmosphere

Pictured above, Woodland Villa resident Gladys Atchison and her daughter Donna Krites were among the 400 people attending Woodland Villa’s annual Country Fair on Aug. 16.

Family member applauds ‘great atmosphere and sense of community’

LONG SAULT, Ont. – Woodland Villa resident Gladys Atchison and her daughter Donna Krites had big smiles on their faces as they strolled around the grounds of the Cornwall-area long-term care home during its 11th annual Country Fair Aug. 16. Read more

Woodland administrator has well-rounded background that has readied her for position

Janna Sabourin says OMNI’s culture of promoting from within enhances continuity of care, makes people feel valued

In her 14 years working at Woodland Villa, Janna Sabourin has worn many hats. She has been a personal support worker, a registered nurse, the RAI co-ordinator and director of care. Read more

Woodland Villa delivers tai chi, yoga programming for first time

Residents’ council requested these programs and staff followed through

When members of Woodland Villa’s residents’ council asked the life enrichment department to include tai chi and yoga classes on the programming calendar, the team complied. Read more

Woodland resident’s son commends staff for supports provided to family

Mike Robillard commends front-line team members for helping his family understand palliative process

Mike Robillard says he and his family had lots of support from staff members at Woodland Villa when his father, Raymond, was receiving palliative care at the Long Sault, Ont. long-term care home. Read more

Son of Woodland resident says the care his dad received was ‘second to none’

Mike Robillard says he wants everyone to know about the high quality of care the home provides

Mike Robillard says the care his father, Raymond, received while a resident at Woodland Villa for 19 months was “second to none.” Read more

Staff enthusiasm lights up Woodland Villa Fair

Resident Bernedette Lefleche joins in removing RPN Jake Hulse’s beard as part of a fundraiser at the Woodland Villa Fair on Aug. 17

Resident Bernedette Lefleche joins in removing RPN Jake Hulse’s beard as part of a fundraiser at the Woodland Villa Fair on Aug. 17.

Attendance by residents from three other long-term care homes also lifts spirits

The annual Woodland Villa Fair had a bright energy this year as staff members enthusiastically participated and residents from three other long-term care homes joined the Aug. 17 festivities. Read more

Bonnie Loney’s heart of gold deeply appreciated at Woodland Villa

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‘The residents and their families hate the summer when she is gone’

While she was on vacation this summer, Bonnie Loney texted her colleague, Kim Lama, at Woodland Villa where they work. Loney, a personal support worker (PSW), was concerned about the health of one of the residents at the long-term care home. Read more

What can we learn from OMNI’s Inspired Leaders?

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Award recipients model mentor leadership, dedication to learning, professionalism, kindness

From director of care Janna Sabourin’s growth as a “mentor” leader to registered nurse Susan Kellar’s dedication to continuous learning, there is much to learn from the 2016 Inspired Leader awardees. Read more

Woodland DOC’s growth as a leader inspires award

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‘She is bringing the frontline staff in as part of the solution’: administrator Michael Rasenberg

Since stepping into her role as director of care (DOC) at Woodland Villa, Janna Sabourin has grown in her leadership ability, administrator Michael Rasenberg says. Read more