(VIDEO) Student enjoys summer job at Springdale

Steven Larsen has been busy helping Springdale Country Manor’s maintenance department since he began his summer job at the home July 8. Read more

Barbecues a big part of the Maplewood summer

Maplewood cook Tracy Morewood and resident Corina Dempsey are seen during one of the home’s many barbecues this summer.

Maplewood cook Tracy Morewood and resident Corina Dempsey are seen during one of the home’s many barbecues this summer.

Home serving up food from the grill 3-6 times per week

For Maplewood’s 49 residents, summertime means barbecue time, so the Brighton long-term care home’s nutritional care team has been giving residents the food they’re craving. Read more

Willows Estate’s annual BBQ strengthens ties with families

 

Cheryl and Evie Roy are seen here with Elvis impersonator Dave Robinson during Willows Estate's recent family barbecue.

Cheryl and Evie Roy are seen here with Elvis impersonator Dave Robinson during Willows Estate’s recent family barbecue.

Almost 100 people attend this year’s event

Willows Estate’s annual family barbecue on June 24 was once again an opportunity to strengthen bonds with residents and their family members. Read more

Administrator underscores importance of bringing quality to front lines

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‘You can have a culture by design or by default – either way you will have a culture’

Quality focus has been at the forefront of OMNI Health Care’s home office and home management teams, but it’s crucial that front-line staff members working in the organization’s 18 long-term care homes are also quality-focused, says Carolyn Della Foresta. Read more

Homes, OMNI head office, collaborate to deliver a fun outing for residents

From left to right, Connie Murphy, Grace Hamblin and Eunice Best from Pleasant Meadow Manor are seen here at a tailgate party before a Peterborough Lakers lacrosse match July 6. Resident Chris Jones is seen at back.

From left to right, Connie Murphy, Grace Hamblin and Eunice Best from Pleasant Meadow Manor are seen here at a tailgate party before a Peterborough Lakers lacrosse match July 6. Resident Chris Jones is seen at back.

Residents and staff take in lacrosse match and tailgate party

An outstanding collaborative effort between two OMNI Health Care long-term care homes and head office resulted in a group of residents having a great time at a lacrosse match in Peterborough on July 6. Read more

(VIDEO) ‘Saloon dance’ the highlight of Riverview’s Western Week

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – A June 25 “saloon dance” featuring live entertainment was the highlight of Western Week at Riverview Manor. Read more

Keeping residents hydrated especially important when temperatures rise

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Pleasant Meadow Manor LEC discusses ways staff and families can help

After a fairly cool start to summer, temperatures are expected to rise across southern Ontario in coming days, and during warmer it’s especially important to ensure long-term care residents receive ample hydration and sun protection, says Chris Garden. Read more

Generosity of anonymous donor making a difference to Frost Manor residents

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Lindsay long-term care home receives new piano and residents’ council donation

Frost Manor life enrichment co-ordinator Vi O’Leary says an anonymous person who has made two major donations to the Lindsay long-term care home is “proof that there are angels among us.” Read more

Homes explore, reduce use of restraints

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OMNI homes are exercising restraint when it comes to the use of restraints. Read more

Frost Manor residents celebrate Canada’s 148th birthday

Frost Manor residents are seen here during the Lindsay long-term care home’s July 1 Canada Day celebration.

Frost Manor residents are seen here during the Lindsay long-term care home’s Canada Day celebration.

Home’s departments collaborate to ensure Canada Day party’s success

Frost Manor’s life enrichment and nutritional care departments came together to ensure the Lindsay long-term care home’s 62 residents had a Canada Day to remember. Read more