Archive for month: December, 2014
OMNI CEO sends video Christmas message/in News, OMNIway, Video/by Deron Hamel
OMNI Health Care president and CEO Patrick McCarthy says the organization’s 18 long-term care homes provide the ideal environment for a happy holiday season.
In a video statement, he notes that every Christmas there are moments that bring to life the warmth and friendships found throughout the organization.
“There are those moments that I hope are captured and remembered during Christmas,” he says.
“There are people who don’t have large families and yet there are still moments of connection and friendship and camaraderie around the Christmas dinner table.
“We do celebrate Christmas and remember Christmases past, and I hope that those moments are memorable and make a difference … this Christmas.”
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Christmas Elves bring holiday cheer to Willows Estate/in News, OMNIway, Willows Estate/by Deron Hamel
Community group brings 20 gifts for residents without friends or family
A local community group called the Christmas Elves stopped by Willows Estate last week to drop off 20 gifts for residents without friends or family to spend the holiday season with. Read more
Country Terrace wows residents in 2014 with a host of creative programming/in Country Terrace, Homes, News, OMNIway/by Deron Hamel
The Winter Olympics, a cultural luncheon and a baking program highlight the year
The life enrichment department at Country Terrace certainly shone bright in 2014 with a variety of unique programming ideas that engaged residents. Read more
True spirit of Christmas comes to Burnbrae Gardens/in Burnbrae Gardens, Homes, News, OMNIway/by Deron Hamel
11-year-old Halley Marsh makes up gift bags for each resident
Every holiday season we hear remarkable stories of people doing nice things for others. One of those extraordinary stories has touched Burnbrae Gardens. Read more
Woodland Villa sees exciting year/in News, OMNIway, Woodland Villa/by Deron Hamel
Media coverage, introduction of physician assistant and Country Fair highlight 2014
Woodland Villa has had an exciting 2014, with a myriad of success stories and notable highlights. Read more
Springdale community connection ensures gifts for all/in News, OMNIway, Springdale Country Manor/by Deron Hamel
68 residents will receive gifts, thanks to local sewing guild
All 68 Springdale Country Manor residents will receive a Christmas gift this year, thanks to a community group that reached out to the Peterborough County long-term care home. Read more
Fundraiser ensures all West Lake residents will have presents on Christmas Day/in News, OMNIway, Woodland Villa/by Deron Hamel
‘It has been a really merry Christmas around here,’ says LEC
West Lake Terrace’s annual Christmas tea for residents, their families and friends raised $975 for the residents’ council and made sure everyone living at the Prince Edward County long-term care home gets a present this holiday season. Read more
(VIDEO) BSO, Supportive Measures play crucial role during admissions/in Homes, News, OMNIway, Video/by Deron Hamel
When people move into OMNI Health Care long-term care homes, programs like Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) and Supportive Measures are often utilized to ensure a smooth transition, says Patrick McCarthy, OMNI’s president and CEO. Read more
Antipsychotic reduction, preventing falls highlight Riverview Manor’s quality commitment/in News, OMNIway, Riverview Manor/by Deron Hamel
Peterborough long-term care home showing strong numbers in these areas
From reducing antipsychotic medication administration to falls prevention, Riverview Manor has demonstrated its commitment to quality during the past year. Read more