Almonte residents and managers toast nurses

Everyone involved in making Almonte Nursing Week successful

May 16, 2013

Last week was National Nursing Week, and Almonte Country Haven’s managers and residents spent the seven days celebrating the home’s front-line caregivers and recognizing them for their work.
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Inspired Leader sets sights on administration role one day

Tracy Foster talks 'team'

May 15, 2013

ORILLIA, Ont. - Rosebridge Manor RAI co-ordinator Tracy Foster says she hopes to one day be a home administrator.

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Building friendships with residents all part of dream job

Linda O'Hara reflects on her favourite aspects of her job as Maplewood CCC

May 14, 2013

Each morning, Maplewood residents have a visit; whether they’re in the dining room or in their own room, Linda O’Hara finds her way to them to say “good morning.”
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Stellar organization helps make Riverview Nursing Week successful

Virginia Murphy's organizing skills and Tish Gaudreau's cooking make event a hit.

May 13, 2013

National Nursing Week might be all about recognizing nurses for their hard work, but the week of events at Riverview Manor wouldn’t be possible without Virginia Murphy’s hard work organizing festivities and Tish Gaudreau’s skills on the barbecue.
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Bowling tournament brings two homes together

Event brings spirit of fun and laughter to Village Green and Kentwood Park residents

May 10, 2013

The spirit of fun, laughter and camaraderie was alive and well at Village Green recently when the home hosted a bowling tournament with sister OMNI Health Care home Kentwood Park.
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Dozens attend Almonte Country Haven's first celebration of life

Community partnerships make memorial possible

May 9, 2013

A resident at Almonte Country Haven slowly makes her way to an altar of candles, as a community pastor reads a Bible passage. About 50 other residents, staff and family members watch quietly, remembering those lost in the last year. All are moved by the Celebration of Life service in the dining hall, complete with the home's new digital piano, and two local musicians.
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Volunteers are important team members in LTC homes

3 people with combined 50 years of volunteering share their stories

May 8, 2013

Long-term care home volunteers serve residents in a variety of ways, but one thing they have in common is that they are valued team members who enjoy their work.
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Creative volunteer enjoying 10 years at Frost

Mary McGee says everyone benefits from volunteering

May 7, 2013

Mary McGee started volunteering at Frost Manor almost 10 years ago when her husband was a resident at the Lindsay long-term care home. Although her husband has since passed away, McGee continues to serve the home’s residents by leading a weekly crafts program that’s a hit with everyone.
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Fern gathering includes fun and laughter

OMNI leaders want to share learning with staff members in their homes

May 6, 2013

ORILLIA, Ont. - This year's managers' convention at Fern Resort in Orillia left a unanimous sentiment in attendees: this was the best Fern retreat ever.
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What to look for in potential new employees

OMNI managers get tips to help them hire winning employees

May 3, 2013

Does the prospective employee face you straight in his or her chair, lean forward occasionally, engage comfortably in conversation, offer to-the-point answers, and look you in the eye? Chances are that may be the right employee for OMNI Health Care.
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