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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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Hands-on care, warm atmosphere, good food are Country Terrace's strengths: family member

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When Peter and Grethe Welsh visited Country Terrace for the first time on a tour, one thing stood out for them: the warm atmosphere.
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Woodland Villa the first OMNI home to have a physician assistant

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SOUTH STORMONT, Ont. - Nancy Bonaparte is bringing a unique set of skills to Woodland Villa. Since May, she has been the only physician assistant working at an OMNI Health Care long-term care home, and her work is helping both residents and the home’s physician.
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Residents applaud care provided at Country Terrace

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Ann Pus was always thankful for the high level of care her husband, Anton, received when he was living at Country Terrace 10 years ago.
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Resident reacts to negative media report on LTC

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While long-term care homes are often the subject of negative press, Country Terrace resident Mac Grant says he thinks some reporters have been “watching too many old movies on TV.”
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Older adults are 'morning people': study

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Older adults are shown to be higher functioning when given demanding cognitive tasks in the morning compared to later in the day, according to a recent Canadian study.
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OMNI participating in survey to enhance understanding of epilepsy

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Staff members at OMNI Health Care long-term care homes are invited to participate in a survey to help identify their understanding of seizure disorders as well as educational opportunities.
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People make the difference at Woodland Villa, couple says

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SOUTH STORMONT, Ont. - Ron and Dorothy Clare have lived at Woodland Villa for the past year, and both husband and wife say what makes life great at the Cornwall-area long-term care home is the people.
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Strategy credited for reduced blood-sugar, skin-care issues

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Since introducing OMNI Health Care’s comprehensive diabetes program in 2013, Pleasant Meadow Manor has seen improved blood-sugar control and skin issues have been eliminated, says Susan Towns, the home’s clinical care and RAI co-ordinator.
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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.