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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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Administrator’s pet dog putting smiles on Village Green residents’ faces

Sadie, an 11-month-old Shih Tzu -Maltese, is making quite the impact on Village Green residents when administrator Linda Pierce brings her to the Greater Napanee long-term care home.
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Going ‘above and beyond’ every day nets Chiara Van Galen Everyday Hero Award

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.
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Streamway Villa staff comes in on day off to take residents to Remembrance Day service

Thanks to the efforts of several residents’ families and staff members who came in on their day off, Streamway Villa residents were able to attend a Remembrance Day service in Cobourg.
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Burnbrae Gardens’ new NCM says residents motivate him every day to deliver quality service

CAMPBELLFORD, Ont. - In the span of only three months, Corey Grant has gone from a dietary aide at Burnbrae Gardens to becoming the Campbellford long-term care home’s nutritional care manager (NCM).
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RPN Kristen Blundell honoured for her dedication to enhancing quality at Riverview Manor

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. - One of the many things that makes Riverview Manor registered practical nurse (RPN) Kristen Blundell stand out is her constant drive to enhance the quality of life for people living at the Peterborough long-term care home, say her colleagues.
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Frost Manor BSO team working to decrease wandering with new hallway murals

Frost Manor’s Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) team is working towards decreasing wandering in residents with cognitive impairment with a new project to help make navigating the Lindsay long-term care home’ s hallways easier.
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Unbelievably realistic pets bringing unbelievable joy to Burnbrae residents

CAMPBELLFORD, Ont. - A Burnbrae Gardens resident sits with a life-size mechanical cat on her lap. She softly strokes the cat, which happily purrs in response.
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Everyday Hero Kellie Bennett recognized for her residents-first approach at Garden Terrace

Garden Terrace life enrichment co-ordinator Sylvia Monette sits in her office, watching life enrichment aide Kellie Bennett leading the Moving to Music program. Sylvia sees that the activity room is full of residents who are loudly singing with Kellie. All are doing their exercises and smiling.
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Riverview NSM Neil MacDonald elected OSNM Kawarthas chapter rep

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. - Riverview Manor nutritional care manager (NSM) Neil MacDonald has been elected to represent the Kawarthas chapter of the Ontario Society of Nutrition Management (OSNM).