Woodland staff wins lunch for doing what they do best

Resident service and a workplace environment clinch prize from radio station

July 9, 2013

A Cornwall radio station toasted the Woodland Villa team yesterday (July 8) with a pizza lunch for delivering exceptional customer service, providing a great workplace environment and being deserving of a free lunch.
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Long-term care must undergo change: Samir Sinha

The answer is in more skills, not more beds, he says

July 8, 2013

An interview with the lead for the Ontario Senior Strategy.
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Resident praises home, compares it to a resort

Perfect environment to write her autobiography, says Sylvia Eriksson

July 5, 2013

Sylvia Eriksson throws out more pages than she keeps, but the autobiography she is writing is helped considerably, she says, by the extraordinary environment of Willows Estate.
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News Analysis: New Physio Funding Formula a Challenge

'So what about the residents living in long-term care homes, come Aug. 1?'

July 4, 2013

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Family praises administrator for dream come true

Resident of Almonte Country Haven enjoys limo ride to visit grandchildren

July 3, 2013

In 94 years of her life, Marjorie Armstrong never had a ride in a limousine.

So when she heard about the wish-come-true program at Almonte Country Haven, where she lives, she called her daughter Janice Konrad in Waterloo and asked about putting forward her dream, just to see if it could come true.

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Horticultural activity brings residents and students together

Intergenerational program praised for its outcomes

July 2, 2013

Residents at two OMNI Health Care homes recently participated in a horticultural activity with students from Thomas A. Stewart Secondary School (TAS) that helped add colour to the homes while providing a meaningful activity for residents and youth.
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Grassroots conversation will be key to the future

Long-term care funding not the only answer

June 28, 2013

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. - It's unrealistic to think that the costs of long-term
care will be covered solely through tax dollars, says OMNI Health Care
president and CEO Patrick McCarthy. Rather, community partnerships will be
the way of the future, he says.
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New activity draws in residents, family, volunteers

Resident photo shoots also have potential as a fundraiser

June 27, 2013

Henry and Sandra Pieczynski are two seniors, obviously in love, and it is incidental that they happen to live at Maplewood. 

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Theme Days bring out residents' spirit

Streamway's Hawaiian Day so successful, the home plans to do more

June 26, 2013

There’s a resident at Streamway Villa in Cobourg who never joins in the afternoon activities; she prefers to have quiet time in her room.
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Frost Manor resident was a real 'Lindsay boy'

He had his hand in a little of everything

June 25, 2013

From a dance hall to balsa airplanes, a 1935 Oldsmobile with a rumble seat, a fleet of pleasurecraft and a spirit of living life to its fullest, Peter Bakogeorge has a pail of memories that would rival most bucket lists.
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