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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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Visiting people with dementia doesn't have to be awkward, says author

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Many people find it challenging and awkward to spend time with a loved one who has cognitive impairment, but it doesn’t have to be this way, says dementia expert Rachel Johnstone.
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Woodland DOC confident diabetes program will improve resident health

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SOUTH STORMONT, Ont. - While it’s too early to report any firm data on its success at Woodland Villa, the home’s newly implemented diabetes program is expected to reduce the sick days of residents with the disease.
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Much-loved office manager has shown outstanding commitment for 13 years

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After serving 13 years at Burnbrae Gardens, a beloved staff member is getting ready to start a new chapter in life when she retires Aug. 22.
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Spirit of summer in full swing at OMNI homes

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As we enter August, OMNI Health Care's long-term care homes across Ontario have spent the summer involved with a myriad of activities and festivities that capture the spirit of the season.
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New NCM says working in LTC is a chance to make a difference

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While John Wickert has only been the nutritional care manager (NCM) at Burnbrae Gardens for about a week and a half, he says he’s enjoying his new job, largely because it’s a chance to make a difference to others.
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Riverview LEA addressing residents’ spiritual side

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Riverview Manor life enrichment aide (LEA) Adam Wicklum is bringing spirituality to the Peterborough long-term care home’s residents through prayer meetings, meditation activities and a Bible-study program.
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Country Terrace team pulls together ensuring weather doesn't stop BBQ

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The weather outside may have been dull and grey, but inside Country Terrace the atmosphere was bright, cheerful and full of fun and laughter as the Komoka long-term care home celebrated its annual family barbecue.
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Riverview LEA is making residents hysterical

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Laughter, it has been said, is the best medicine, and if that’s the case Adam Wicklum has the cure for what ails you.
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Car show delivers smiles to residents once again

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Riverview Manor residents were once again treated to a car show that has become an important part of the Peterborough long-term care home’s culture.