Persistence and dedication to resident-centred care lead to success

Wound heals, resident's demeanour improves

August 12, 2013

Pleasant Meadow Manor is celebrating a success that came to be through the determination and collaboration of staff and the physician.

Persistence of front-line staff is being credited with helping cure a resident who had the most serious form of ulcer, a Stage X ulcer, for 2 ½ years. 

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Program supports new employees

Peer mentorship garnering "amazing response"

August 9, 2013

The response to a new peer-mentoring program for new employees at Almonte Country Haven is proving to be very enthusiastic.
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Team-building well-received by managers at Frost Manor

Retreat featured learning and fun

August 8, 2013

Send your managers on a scavenger hunt, then have them tie the treasures together into a business model that they have to sell to the other, a la the popular entrepreneurship program, Dragons Den.
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Seniors Cruise organizer brings classics together for memory

Classic Cars engage residents

August 7, 2013

Dave Aldus brings his classic car to the Seniors Cruise shows around Peterborough and Lakefield, just because he loves to see how much it thrills residents of long-term care homes.
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'Inspired Leader' finds energy in the challenges of long-term care

Seeks to find balance for residents, families, and staff

August 6, 2013

Finding a balance between what families want for their loved ones, and what the long-term care home can deliver, is often a challenge, says clinical care and RAI co-ordinator Susan Towns.
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OMNI Health Care works to minimize effect of potential physio cuts

Conversations with service providers key: OMNI president and CEO

August 2, 2013

The president/CEO of OMNI Health Care is relieved at a reprieve in funding changes that will alter and reduce physiotherapy services for residents as it allows more time to adjust, at the least.
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Residents helping residents

Bedbound resident able to take part in activity thanks to another resident

August 1, 2013

West Lake Terrace resident Tina Johnson just loves playing bingo and, before she fell, she wouldn’t miss it for the world.

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'In every appropriate opportunity, (the) residents' voice should be there': Ontario Association of Residents' Councils

Expert informs Riverview Manor

July 31, 2013

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Physio services to continue this month

Courts will take a harder look at gov

July 30, 2013

The Ontario government has pledged to move forward with chances to physiotherapy services in the province that threaten the traditional way they have been delivered in long-term care and retirement residences.
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Administrator notices culture change

Frost Manor staff more involved

July 29, 2013

Frost Manor administrator Connie Daly has noticed more “fun and laughter” around the office lately; there seems to be a bona fide change in attitude, she says.
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