Physio helps most LTC residents maintain mobility, but Joan Taylor has improved hers

Frost Manor resident Joan Taylor and physiotherapy assistant Debbie Ellison are seen here taking a walk.

Frost Manor physiotherapy assistant Debbie Ellison says Joan is walking ‘almost perfect’ with her walker

Since she started participating in Frost Manor’s physiotherapy program, resident Joan Taylor has improved her mobility and her quality of life, says Achieva Health physiotherapy assistant Debbie Ellison. Read more

OMNI adopting International Dysphagia Diet Framework to enhance mealtime quality

Framework aims to increase resident safety and food intake as well as provide consistency

As part of its effort to continuously enhance quality across the organization, OMNI Health Care is adopting the International Dysphagia Diet Framework in its 18 long-term care homes. Read more

Innovation and creativity meet to enhance quality of life in OMNI homes

Team members have recently come up with amazing ideas to enhance residents’ quality of life

People working in OMNI Health Care long-term care homes have recently been demonstrating their talent for pairing innovation and OMNI’s core value of creativity to enhance quality of life for residents. Read more

RN says Frost Manor’s white board is streamlining communication among staff to prevent behaviours

Brittney Sharpe commends BSO team for creating multidisciplinary communication tool

Frost Manor RN Brittney Sharpe says the new white board created by the Lindsay long-term care home’s Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) team is streamlining communication among staff members and fostering a strong team effort to prevent responsive behaviours from residents with cognitive impairment. Read more

RPN Denise Simpson’s commitment to OMNI’s mission earns her Inspired Leadership Award

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Administrator says Denise brings hope, purpose and belonging to Village Green every day

Village Green registered practical nurse (RPN) Denise Simpson delivers OMNI Health Care’s mission of “bringing hope, purpose and belonging” to the Greater Napanee long-term care home’s residents, families and staff members every day, says administrator Linda Pierce. Read more

BSO team creates communication tools to share information, enhance residents’ quality of life

Frost Manor RN Brittney Sharpe is seen here looking at the home’s new white board.

New communication boards at Frost Manor helping all staff members prevent responsive behaviours

Frost Manor’s Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) team has created new communication tools to help share information with other staff members from all departments to enhance quality of life for residents living with cognitive impairment. Read more

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

Riverview resident Robert Peltz honoured for commitment to residents, local community

Riverview Manor resident Robert Peltz holds his Lifetime Achievement Award alongside Sherry Baldwin, the home’s life enrichment co-ordinator.

Robert credits his fellow residents, for whom he has advocated, for making his nomination possible

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Robert Peltz has made his mark in the local business community and at Riverview Manor, and it’s for these reasons he has been named the Peterborough long-term care home’s 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, says administrator Mary Anne Greco. Read more

Burnbrae chef marrying his passion for international food with passion for enhancing mealtime quality

Pictured above, Burnbrae Gardens nutritional care manager Corey Grant.

Corey Grant is working with residents to enhance mealtime experiences

CAMPBELLFORD, Ont. – Burnbrae Gardens nutritional services manager (NCM) Corey Grant has been a chef for almost 20 years. He’s trained in classical French cuisine and his interests are in international foods. Read more

Administrator’s pet dog putting smiles on Village Green residents’ faces

Village Green residents Dorothy Kennedy and Win Flieler play with Sadie, a Shih Tzu owned by administrator Linda Pierce. Sadie visits residents every week.

Linda Pierce says Sadie, her Shih Tzu –Maltese pup, is connecting with residents

Sadie, an 11-month-old Shih Tzu -Maltese, is making quite the impact on Village Green residents when administrator Linda Pierce brings her to the Greater Napanee long-term care home. Read more