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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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Sandi Allison’s colleagues say she is an Everyday Hero – every day

Working as an office manager in a long-term care home requires a lot of multitasking and you need to be a jack of all trades. These are strengths Sandi Allison displays every day at Frost Manor, says life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) Vi O’Leary.
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iPod program proving effective at calming residents with agitation at Springdale

Springdale Country Manor’s Music of Your Life program is curbing agitation for residents affected by cognitive impairment, and all of the home’s staff members have contributed to this success, says Candice Stewart, the home’s life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC).
Springdale Country Manor PSW Karin Merpaw (left) has received the home’s 2016 Everyday Hero Award. Merpaw is seen here with health-care aide Marg Gregory, who nominated her for the award after the PSW saved her from a choking incident.
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Springdale’s quiet hero named Everyday Hero

Springdale Country Manor personal support worker (PSW) Karin Merpaw has been named the Peterborough County long-term care home’s Everyday Hero. While she is honoured to receive the accolade, she insists that what got her the nomination was just human nature.
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Glen Boyd toasted as OMNI’s ‘go-to guy’

OMNI’s CFO retires after 20 years of service Working as…
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The quiet strength of ‘Everyday Heroes’

The people who’ve been named “Everyday Heroes” by their OMNI Health Care colleagues all bring a quiet strength to their work every day.
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Frost Manor wins prize in OLTCA letter-writing campaign

In its quest to raise awareness about the need for “Better Seniors’ Care,” Frost Manor has netted a prize for its residents’ council from the Ontario Long Term Care Association (OLTCA).
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Leading by example from the kitchen

Leisha Mindle’s leadership shines through from the kitchen at West Lake Terrace long-term care home as she pays consistent attention to details and shows a steadfast dedication to the residents.
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West Lake Terrace appreciates Amber Andrus’ positive outlook

PSW’s bubbly spirit, willingness to go the extra mile makes…
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Village Green grateful for go-getter Mary Lee Turcotte

‘It’s amazing all that she has learned and accomplished’ In…