Woodland Villa’s ‘go-to person’ receives Everyday Hero Award

Retired PSW Holly Bourgon always knew about each resident, and her advice was often sought by her colleagues

For many years, personal support worker (PSW) Holly Bourgon was known as the “go-to person” around Woodland Villa. Read more

VIDEO: Volunteer couple’s generosity helps make Woodland Villa Country Fair a hit

Kevin and Shelley Osborne were two of the volunteers who helped make Woodland Villa’s Aug. 16 Country Fair a success. Not only are the Osbornes generous with their time, they are also generous with donations that help make each Country Fair an annual flagship event for Woodland Villa and the town of Long Sault. Read more

Woodland Villa resident Victor Dawkes says volunteering is ‘in my blood’

Pictured above, Woodland Villa resident Victor Dawkes received the home’s 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award for his volunteer work in the community during the past 50 years. In fact, Victor was even volunteering at the home’s Country Fair Aug. 16 when he received his award.

Helpful, community-minded resident receives home’s Lifetime Achievement Award

LONG SAULT, Ont. – Volunteering has been an important part of Victor Dawkes’ life for 50 years. In fact, when The OMNIway recently spoke with the Woodland Villa resident, he was volunteering at the Cornwall-area long-term care home’s annual Country Fair on Aug. 16. Read more

Augusta Waddell’s leadership abilities ‘are hard to ignore’ at Woodland Villa

‘Passionate’ RPN who’s always working to enhance residents’ quality of life receives Inspired Leadership Award

Augusta Waddell is known around Woodland Villa as a registered practical nurse (RPN) who is a “passionate” team member with lots of ideas and works hard to provide the Long Sault, Ont., long-term care home’s residents with the best possible high-quality care. Read more

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