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Resident Frank Trombley displays model log cabin he built at Burnbrae Gardens

Burnbrae Gardens resident Frank Trombley is pictured here with his latest creation, a model log cabin that took him two years to build. The model is on display at the Campbellford long-term care home.

The project, which took two years to build, is being shown for all residents and staff to enjoy

CAMPBELLFORD, Ont. – Frank Trombley’s most recent completed project, a model log cabin, sits on display inside Burnbrae Gardens for all to see. The model, with all its realistic features and attention to detail, took Frank two years to complete. Read more

Frost Manor BSO team working to decrease wandering with new hallway murals

Pictured above, Frost Manor recently used money provided from the BSO initiative to have murals painted on the walls of the home to help residents navigate hallways.

Murals will make it easier for residents with cognitive impairment to navigate the home

Frost Manor’s Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) team is working towards decreasing wandering in residents with cognitive impairment with a new project to help make navigating the Lindsay long-term care home’ s hallways easier. Read more

A ‘natural born leader,’ Wildwood Care Centre PSW honoured for her ‘residents first’ approach

OMNI director of western operations Aimee Merkley (far left) is seen here with Wildwood Care Centre’s 2017 Circle of Radiance award recipients. From left to right, Holly Williams (Inspired Leadership), Pat Hill (Lifetime Achievement) and Chiara Van Galen (Everyday Hero).

Holly Williams receives Inspired Leadership Award

For 27 years, personal support worker (PSW) Holly Williams has been what Wildwood Care Centre administrator Scott Walsh calls a “natural born leader” at the St. Mary’s, Ont., long-term care and retirement home. Read more

Lifelong volunteer Pat Hill receives Wildwood Care Centre’s Lifetime Achievement Award

OMNI director of western operations Aimee Merkley (far left) is seen here with Wildwood Care Centre’s 2017 Circle of Radiance award recipients. From left to right, Holly Williams (Inspired Leadership), Pat Hill (Lifetime Achievement) and Chiara Van Galen (Everyday Hero).

Pat has spent years helping others through community programs, schools and her church

Pat Hill has dedicated much of her life to volunteering in her community. She has generously donated her time to a wide variety of community organizations, including Meals on Wheels, schools, a hospital and her church. Read more

AppleFest a sweet event for Maplewood residents

Brighton long-term care home celebrates community affair

A recent community event in Brighton, Ont. had Maplewood residents and staff bobbing. Read more

Frost Manor PSW organizes trip to Blue Jays game for resident

Resident Joan Taylor is seen here with staff members from Frost Manor during a Toronto Blue Jays game at Rogers Centre on Sept. 19.

Baseball fan Joan Taylor cheers on Jays with six Frost Manor staff members

Frost Manor resident Joan Taylor enjoyed a girls’ night out with six staff members Sept. 19 when the group drove to Toronto to take in a Blue Jays game at the Rogers Centre. Read more

Hayride, animals and friendly faces highlight Frost Manor residents’ third farm visit

 

Frost Manor residents and staff members are seen here getting ready to leave on a hayride around Nancy DeGeer’s farm on Oct. 5.

‘I love seeing the residents getting out and about and coming here,’ says Nancy DeGeer, farm’s owner

LINDSAY, Ont. – Sixteen Frost Manor residents returned to Nancy DeGeer’s farm Oct. 5 to have a day of outdoor fun in what is quickly becoming one of the Lindsay long-term care home’s signature outings. Read more

EDITORIAL: Every day is Seniors Day at OMNI

National Seniors Day was recognized across Canada on Oct. 1. The day, which is endorsed annually by the Government of Canada, is aimed at honouring older adults and celebrating their achievements and gifts. Read more

New partnership a ‘win-win’ for West Lake Terrace and Hospice Prince Edward: LEC

‘We are going to be another avenue for Hospice Prince Edward to get the word out about all the great things that they do’

Janie Denard says the new partnership between West Lake Terrace and Hospice Prince Edward will be a “win-win” for both the Picton-area long-term care home and hospice. Read more

Multitasking manager earns Burnbrae’s 2017 Inspired Leadership Award

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Administrator remarks on how John Wickert has excelled in two positions

John Wickert took on two jobs at Burnbrae Gardens – nutritional care manager and environmental services manager – and excelled at both, says April Faux. Read more