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

Riverview Manor resident Barry Hillmer poses with his prosthetic leg alongside physiotherapy assistant Jody Harris. Barry has been working at regaining his mobility and has made steady improvement since he started participating in the physiotherapy program earlier this year.
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Riverview resident says physio program is helping him physically and mentally

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. - Riverview Manor resident Barry Hillmer says he’s feeling better both physically and mentally since he began participating in the Peterborough long-term care home’s physiotherapy program earlier this year.
Frost Manor resident Lillian Hawery (right) is seen here with a environmental services worker Meagan Wilson during a recent outing to a farm owned by the family of Tanya Smith, another staff member from the Lindsay long-term care home.
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Frost Manor staff member provides family farm tour to residents

Frost Manor residents and staff recently took a detour during the Lindsay long-term care home’s annual autumn leaf tour to stop at a farm owned by environmental services worker Tanya Smith’s family.
Frost Manor residents are seen here during a singing performance by teachers from St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School.
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Teachers’ choir entertains Frost Manor residents

A chance connection provided Frost Manor with an opportunity to help a group of local high-school teachers while providing meaningful programming for the Lindsay long-term care home’s residents.
Riverview Manor
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Cheryl Skelcher reflects on how working as a PSW helped her transition into NASM role

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. - Cheryl Skelcher says working as a personal support worker (PSW) at Riverview Manor for 13 years helped her transition well into becoming the Peterborough long-term care home’s nursing administrative service manager (NASM).
Riverview Manor residents' council president Donna Wilson is seen here welcoming people to the home's Sept. 30 fundraiser for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure.
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Riverview residents and staff raise $897 for breast cancer research

When he’s not organizing activities for Riverview Manor residents, Adam Wicklum is often spearheading fundraising events at the Peterborough long-term care home.
Rosebridge Manor
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Warm-hearted nutritional care aide inspires others to strive for excellence

After 34 years at Rosebridge Manor, nutritional care aide Dianne Auger is still inspiring those around her with her warm heart and impeccable work ethic.
Frost Manor residents, staff members and families are seen here during Apple Fest at the Lindsay long-term care home Sept. 28.
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When life gave Frost Manor apples, staff hosted Apple Fest

When life gives you lemons, the saying goes, you should make lemonade. When life gives you apples, why not host an apple-themed event to coincide with the autumn apple harvest?
Riverview Manor resident Kellie MacDonald (right) is seen here with physiotherapy assistant Jody Harris. Kellie has improved her mobility through the Peterborough long-term care home’s physiotherapy program. Her goal is to improve her strength to the point that she can once again live independently.
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Riverview resident stands for first time in 2 years, thanks to hard work with physio team

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. - Two weeks ago, Riverview Manor resident Kellie MacDonald stood up for the first time in two years, thanks to her hard work and guidance from the home’s physiotherapy team.
Springdale Country Manor
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Springdale RN’s professionalism, work ethic sets example, say colleagues

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. - Springdale Country Manor registered nurse Rhonda Beal has always been someone other front-line staff members can turn to for advice, and her work is always done “meticulously,” say her colleagues at the Peterborough County long-term care home.