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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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Burnbrae Gardens helps resident Madeline McCarthy celebrate 106th birthday

CAMPBELLFORD, Ont. - The activity room at Burnbrae Gardens was packed on the afternoon of Sept. 17 with about 45 residents, staff and family members as everyone gathered to wish resident Madeline McCarthy a happy 106th birthday.
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Lift lock tour a new experience for some Streamway residents, a time to reminisce for others

Streamway Villa residents and staff members went on the famed Peterborough Lift Lock cruise on Sept. 11. The outing was a new experience for some residents, while others found themselves reminiscing about times they had spent on the water.
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Residents’ Bill of Rights educational sessions helps keep quality at the forefront: LEC

Frost Manor has been educating its team members on the Residents’ Bill of Rights to ensure everyone understands the bill’s importance. The next step will be educating residents on the Bill of Rights so people living at the Lindsay long-term care home know what their rights are. This initiative ties in with OMNI Health Care’s commitment to quality and quality improvement, notes life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) Lyndsay Irwin.
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Keeping Residents’ Bill of Rights top of mind at Frost Manor

To ensure everyone at Frost Manor understands the Residents’ Bill of Rights, the Lindsay long-term care home’s life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) and president of the residents’ council have joined forces to host information sessions that change the way everyone is looking at the Bill of Rights.
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Corn roast whets resident appetites at Willow Estate

‘It was such a huge success’ Sweet corn fresh from the…
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Retiring LEA Delores Pollard is saying goodbye but not farewell to Frost Manor

Delores Pollard may be retiring on Sept. 21, but the Frost Manor life enrichment aide (LEA) says she plans to continue to come to the Lindsay long-term care home to volunteer and help with special events.
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Who wants poutine? Springdale Country Manor residents get served their requested lunch

SPRINGVILLE, Ont. - Springdale Country Manor residents recently requested poutine for lunch, so that’s what they got on Sept. 5. In fact, the Peterborough-area long-term care home’s staff members even arranged for a chip truck to pull up to the home over the lunch hour that day to dish up residents’ orders.
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New Charter of Rights for People with Dementia can be used to complement existing Bill of Rights in LTC homes

While Ontario long-term-care home residents have a Bill of Rights, the Alzheimer Society of Canada has launched the Charter of Rights for People with Dementia which was created by an advisory group of people with dementia. The charter can be used by homes to complement the existing rights residents have while creating an understanding of the “unique rights” of persons with dementia, says Mary Schulz.
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Springdale residents get special visit from hobby farm animals

SPRINGVILLE, Ont. - Springdale Country Manor residents recently had a memorable visit from some furry and feathery friends when animals from Woolley Wonderland Farm in Lakehurst stopped by the Peterborough-area long-term care home with their owners.