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(VIDEO) Village Green staff treated to spa-like activities during Nursing Week

SELBY, Ont. – People working in long-term care homes work hard caring for others, but they sometimes don’t take enough time to care for themselves, says Debbie McTaggart. Read more

Food, photos, trivia and teamwork mark Nursing Week at Forest Hill

Home celebrates team members from all departments during five days of fun and laughter

Forest Hill celebrated National Nursing Week with a variety of activities that both engaged staff members from all departments and reflected OMNI Health Care’s core value of fun and laughter. Read more

Rosebridge salutes RNs, RPNs

Rosebridge Manor

Home marks National Nursing Week with celebration, prizes

Rosebridge Manor is giving a shout-out to its registered staff. Read more

Village Green focusing on health and wellness this Nursing Week

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Village Green

Home hosting a variety of activities that marry health awareness with fun and laughter

Health and wellness is the focus of National Nursing Week at Village Green. Read more

Jackie Rose ‘an integral member of the nursing department’

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Willows Estates names clinical care co-ordinator as Inspired Leader

From championing wound care excellence to clocking in early for her shift, Jackie Rose’s leadership at Willows Estate is an inspiration. Read more

Almonte Country Haven stirs up old memories for resident nurses

Pictured above is the display the Almonte Country Haven team has created to recognize nurses – past and present – during National Nursing Week.

Home creates display honouring resident nurses during Nursing Week

An Almonte Country Haven resident was elated this week when she was presented with a photograph of her from when she graduated nursing school 76 years ago. Read more

Streamway shines spotlight on resident nurses during Nursing Week

Streamway Villa nurses and retired nurses who are now residents gathered for a group photo at the Cobourg long-term care home on May 8. Resident Eleanor Turchyn, pictured seated on the far right, recently spoke with The OMNIway about her memories as a nurse.

‘Being a nurse was like a dream, and no matter how old I am, that feeling is still there,’ says Eleanor Turchyn

Eleanor Turchyn was only a teenager when she began studying nursing at Toronto’s St. Joseph’s Hospital (today called St. Joseph’s Health Centre). Now a resident at Streamway Villa, she has only been too happy to partake in the Cobourg long-term care home’s celebration of National Nursing Week. Read more

Diane Fife receives Inspired Leader Award for her compassion, resident focus

Riverview Manor RPN Diane Fife (right) is seen here holding her Inspired Leader Award alongside OMNI's western director of operations Aimee Merkley during a June 10 ceremony at the home.

Riverview Manor RPN Diane Fife (right) is seen here holding her Inspired Leader Award alongside OMNI’s western director of operations Aimee Merkley during a June 10 ceremony at the home.

‘Riverview Manor and OMNI Health Care are most fortunate to have an RPN of Diane’s ethical, moral and compassionate nature’

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – For 31 years, registered practical nurse (RPN) Diane Fife has been a dedicated team member at Riverview Manor who has worked hard to enhance the quality of residents’ lives and has shared her knowledge of best practices with her peers. Read more

Almonte planning 5 days of nonstop activities to honour front-line staff

Almonte Country Haven

Almonte Country Haven

Home kicks off National Nursing Week festivities today

National Nursing Week starts today, and Almonte Country Haven has a host of activities planned to celebrate registered staff and personal support workers (PSWs) for their hard work and dedication to residents. Read more

Dedicated West Lake Terrace staff keeping residents, families happy in face of challenges

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Small, rural long-term care home’s success the result of caring, dedicated staff

West Lake Terrace has managed to maintain a high level of resident and family-member satisfaction for the care the home provides – and administrator Neil Peterson says this success comes down to dedicated staff members that listen to residents. Read more