Interventions, collaboration improving cognition at Pleasant Meadow


Home surpasses ministry benchmark in this area

Interventions from Pleasant Meadow Manor’s activity department and collaboration with a geriatric program at Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) are credited with improving cognition among residents at the Norwood long-term care home. Read more

Videos combats ageism by connecting women of different generations

Revera project addressing a serious issue

A video series produced by long-term care and retirement-home operator Revera Inc. is connecting women from different generations — and combatting ageism in the process. Read more

Resident sewing group presents dignity quilt to Frost Manor

Project to make quilt engaged a large group of people

A group of residents along with life enrichment aide Eunice Howe recently presented a dignity quilt they made to Frost Manor. Read more

Maplewood auction raises $2,000 for residents’ council

Staff members praised for their hard work organizing the event

A fundraising evening Maplewood hosted Oct. 22 raised a whopping $2,000 for the Brighton long-term care home’s residents’ council. Read more

Prevention key to Riverview Manor’s low incidence of falls


Safety gear, low antipsychotic medication usage are other factors that have helped

Taking preventative measures and frequent risk assessment is being credited to Riverview Manor having the lowest rate of falls in OMNI Health Care’s 18 long-term care homes. Read more

Preparedness, technology ensure successful fire-safety drill at Country Terrace

Supervising fire marshals ‘impressed’ with team’s ability to clear area quickly

Country Terrace recently held an evacuation drill that was so successful even the fire marshals from Middlesex Fire Department who supervised the exercise were impressed. Read more

Health unit recognizes Riverview, Pleasant Meadow for high flu-shot rates

Homes saw 80%-plus vaccination rates in 2013-14

Two of OMNI Health Care’s Peterborough County long-term care homes were recently honoured for having more than 80 per cent of their staff members vaccinated during last year’s flu season. Read more

Olympic-style games score high participation points at Riverview

Residents compete in two-day event promoting physical activity, sportsmanship and unity

Riverview Manor residents recently experienced a resurgence of the Olympic spirit, when the Peterborough long-term care home hosted a two-day event promoting physical activity, sportsmanship and unity. Read more

Riverview Manor residents join staff in Ice Bucket Challenge

Peterborough home raises $255 for ALS research

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – We’ve got one more Ice Bucket Challenge story for you! Read more

Public reporting: a quality improvement opportunity

New system is ‘something we should feel really good about’

When the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care makes public reporting mandatory for Ontario’s health-care organizations on April 1, 2015, OMNI Health Care will be ready. Read more