Homemade baking: it’s the Almonte Country Haven way

Pictured above, just a few examples of the many homemade foods prepared at Almonte Country Haven every day.

Baking everything from scratch is a cornerstone of the home’s quality commitment to residents

If there’s one thing nutritional care manager Dave Benn takes great pride in, it’s the fact that virtually all of the baked goods he and his team serve each day at Almonte Country Haven are made from scratch. Read more

Streamway’s Everyday Hero exemplifies resident focus and going above and beyond

PSW Valerie Baggaley’s co-workers commend her for everything she does

Valerie Baggaley, a seven-year team member at Streamway Villa, has been named the Cobourg long-term care home’s 2017 Everyday Hero. Read more

Frost Manor combines education and fun to raise awareness of LTC safety

Frost Manor

Frost Manor

‘It has been nice to do something fun and different and to get everyone involved’

Frost Manor recently hosted a health and safety week that married safety awareness with OMNI Health Care’s core values of knowledge, creativity, and fun and laughter. Read more

Streamway Inspired Leader Mary Willis is an example to others, colleagues say

‘Mary inspires me to always keep pushing if I’m having a rough day and to always help my teammates,’ says co-worker

If you ask Streamway Villa staff and management what Mary Willis is like to work with, they’ll tell you she leads by example, provides selfless care to residents and is respectful, professional and committed to everyone living and working at the Cobourg long-term care home. Read more

Dr. John Biehn retires after serving Country Terrace residents for 25 years

Pictured above, Dr. John Biehn, who served Country Terrace residents for 25 years, speaks during the Komoka long-term care home’s annual family barbecue on June 17. Dr. Biehn was recognized by the home for his service to residents.

‘On a daily basis, I saw that staff members were very dedicated to the care of the residents’

Dr. John Biehn, who served as physician to Country Terrace residents for 25 years, says one episode that stands out in his career is when his father was a resident at the Komoka long-term care home. Read more

VIDEO: Pleasant Meadow volunteer Ann Carlow receives Circle of Excellence Award


Pleasant Meadow Manor volunteer Ann Carlow is a recipient of a 2017 Circle of Excellence Award from the Ontario Long Term Care Association (OLTCA). Read more

Marnie Burke’s commitment to Streamway Villa, service to Canada earns her Lifetime Achievement Award

Streamway Villa resident Marnie Burke is seen here with her Lifetime Achievement Award

Staff say Marnie’s story is about ‘Canadian roots, family, love and compassion’

In the five years she has lived at Streamway Villa, Marnie Burke has been an asset to other residents living at the Cobourg long-term care home while keeping active in the community. Read more

Local mayor drops in to wish Rosebridge Manor residents a happy Canada Day

Resident Joyce Edgeley (centre) poses with Merrickville-Wolford Mayor Dave Nash and his wife at Rosebridge Manor on Canada Day.

Unexpected visit from Dave Nash brings round of smiles from residents

Rosebridge Manor residents and staff members were enjoying an ice-cream social during the afternoon on Canada Day, when a top-hatted familiar face strode into the long-term care home. Read more

Teamwork, commitment overcome wet weather during Country Terrace family BBQ

Pictured above, Country Terrace team members pose for a photo during the home’s annual family barbecue June 17.

Annual landmark event celebrating the ‘roaring ’20s’ brings residents, families and staff together

Dark clouds and rain were no match for teamwork and commitment at Country Terrace June 17, when the Komoka, Ont. long-term care home hosted its annual family barbecue. Read more

VIDEO: Pleasant Meadow honours volunteers with tea

NORWOOD, Ont. – Pleasant Meadow Manor honoured its volunteers on May 17 with a tea to thank them for the work they do enhancing the quality of life for residents of the Norwood long-term care home. Read more