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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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Legion volunteer fulfilling unique role in LTC homes

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. - For the past 10 years, Patricia Byatt has fulfilled a unique but important volunteering role at long-term care homes throughout southeastern Ontario.
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Country Terrace Everyday Hero brings humour, compassion, commitment to work each day

Life enrichment aide Rachael LeBlanc always wanted to work with seniors, and her passion for working with Country Terrace’s residents shows in her work, says Christie Patterson, the Komoka long-term care home’s life enrichment co-ordinator.
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OMNI’s Chris Weber elected president of CSNM

OMNI Health Care’s Chris Weber has been elected president of the Canadian Society of Nutritional Management (CSNM).
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VIDEO: Pleasant Meadow volunteer Bessie Couchman: ‘As long as I am able, I will be here’

Bessie Couchman began volunteering at Pleasant Meadow Manor a few years ago when a volunteer friend asked her to join her one day during a visit to the Norwood long-term care home.
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Frost Manor’s Rick Riel proves to be a handy jeweler for resident

LINDSAY, Ont. - Frost Manor maintenance and environmental services manager Rick Riel recently demonstrated his resident focus when Marie Evanoff asked him to repair an earring.
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Frost Manor’s Rick Riel wouldn’t rest until resident could … rest

LINDSAY, Ont. - When Frost Manor resident Dean Smith had a mechanical issue with his bed, maintenance and environmental services manager Rick Riel was there to help – and wouldn’t leave until the issue was resolved.
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Jayne Harvey: Don’t get caught up in fast-pace working environments

CALABOGIE, Ont. - Working in a long-term care home often means working in a fast-paced environment with a heavy workload. But people cannot afford to be caught up in the fast pace and they need to be mindful of how actions affect others.
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Riverview Manor hosts barbecue to thank volunteers

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. - Riverview Manor honoured its volunteers on June 14 with a barbecue to thank them for their service to the Peterborough long-term care home’s residents.
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Frost Manor residents enjoy a day of ‘horsing around’

LINDSAY, Ont. - The day may have started off with pouring rain, but even that didn’t dampen the spirits of the 15 Frost Manor residents and staff members who paid a visit to Tanya Smith’s mother-in-law’s farm near Lindsay.