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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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Multitasking manager earns Burnbrae’s 2017 Inspired Leadership Award

John Wickert took on two jobs at Burnbrae Gardens – nutritional care manager and environmental services manager – and excelled at both, says April Faux.
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West Lake-hospice meeting connects family member with men’s support group

During a Sept. 10 meeting between West Lake Terrace, its family council and Hospice Prince Edward, the husband of a resident of the Picton-area long-term care home was connected with a men’s support group to help him work through the challenges he has faced since his wife’s dementia diagnosis.
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Willows Estate hosts corn-on-the-cob boil

Fresh, buttery corn-on-the-cob is a sure sign it’s still summer. Willows Estate offered residents a taste of the season recently, courtesy of what the Aurora farming community produces.
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Are you taking a Coffee Break tomorrow?

Feel like taking a Coffee Break? If so, the Alzheimer Society of Canada is hosting its annual Coffee Break fundraiser tomorrow (Sept. 21) to help support people living with Alzheimer’s disease in communities nationwide.
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West Lake-hospice partnership launched to enhance Prince Edward County palliative care

West Lake Terrace and Hospice Prince Edward formally launched a partnership Sept. 10 during a meeting leaders from the long-term care home and hospice had with West Lake Terrace’s family council.
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88-year-old Burnbrae Gardens resident strikes ‘motorcycle ride’ off bucket list

Jean Shaw has proudly taken “go for a ride on the back of a motorcycle” off her bucket list.
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Burnbrae’s Everyday Hero demonstrates strong commitment to work, always helping others

CAMPBELLFORD, Ont. - Working as both a part-time physiotherapy assistant and part-time environmental services staff member, Debbie Fuller wears covers a lot of ground at Burnbrae Gardens.
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Willows Estate to open tuck shop, following suggestion from residents' council

The convenience of the corner store will soon be within residents’ reach at Willows Estate.
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Frost Manor residents treated to annual outdoor experience at Camp Cherokee

A group of 26 residents and staff members from Frost Manor and Extendicare Kawartha Lakes enjoyed three days of outdoor life at Camp Cherokee Sept. 6-8, as part of an annual outing that has become a flagship event for the two long-term care homes.