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Here are the latest news stories from OMNI Health Care’s 18 long-term care homes across southern Ontario.

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Nature’s bounty inspires local events in Brighton

The small town of Brighton is gearing up for its signature event of the year.
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Camping trip delivers 3 days of excitement and new experiences to Frost Manor residents

Six Frost Manor residents recently spent three days enjoying camping, bonfires, entertainment, great food, and fun and laughter as part of a 14-year annual tradition organized by the Lindsay long-term care home.
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OMNI homes make summer of 2018 memorable

From hugging a goat to taking a Lift Lock boat cruise, the summer of 2018 will be one to remember for residents of several OMNI long-term care homes.
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VIDEO: Woodland Country Fair brings local community together

LONG SAULT, Ont. - Woodland Villa’s annual Country Fair saw about 300 people pass through on Aug. 22, a testament to the value the event brings to the small community each year, says Lisa Doran, the home’s life enrichment co-ordinator and one of the fair’s organizers.
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Tiffany Maynes promoted to NCM within a year of joining Burnbrae team

CAMPBELLFORD, Ont. - Tiffany Maynes jumped from being a food service worker at Burnbrae Gardens to becoming the Campbellford long-term care home’s nutritional care manager (NCM) in less than a year – a change she says was both “scary” and exciting.
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Burnbrae Gardens helps resident Madeline McCarthy celebrate 106th birthday

CAMPBELLFORD, Ont. - The activity room at Burnbrae Gardens was packed on the afternoon of Sept. 17 with about 45 residents, staff and family members as everyone gathered to wish resident Madeline McCarthy a happy 106th birthday.
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Lift lock tour a new experience for some Streamway residents, a time to reminisce for others

Streamway Villa residents and staff members went on the famed Peterborough Lift Lock cruise on Sept. 11. The outing was a new experience for some residents, while others found themselves reminiscing about times they had spent on the water.
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Residents’ Bill of Rights educational sessions helps keep quality at the forefront: LEC

Frost Manor has been educating its team members on the Residents’ Bill of Rights to ensure everyone understands the bill’s importance. The next step will be educating residents on the Bill of Rights so people living at the Lindsay long-term care home know what their rights are. This initiative ties in with OMNI Health Care’s commitment to quality and quality improvement, notes life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) Lyndsay Irwin.
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Keeping Residents’ Bill of Rights top of mind at Frost Manor

To ensure everyone at Frost Manor understands the Residents’ Bill of Rights, the Lindsay long-term care home’s life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) and president of the residents’ council have joined forces to host information sessions that change the way everyone is looking at the Bill of Rights.