Rosebridge Manor’s Belinda Sarmiento ‘captures the essence of who we are and who we are cable of being’

Rosebridge Manor

RN receives home’s 2017 Inspired Leadership Award

Registered nurse (RN) Belinda Sarmiento demonstrates each day the leadership qualities that are crucial in a long-term care home, and it’s for this reason Belinda received Rosebridge Manor’s Inspired Leadership Award. Read more

Willows Estate hosts trip to Medieval Times

Willows Estate

‘It’s a bigger, exciting outing’

Residents will step back in time today (March 28), into the period of sword-donning knights in shining armour. Read more

Working at a small home has been a welcomed change for Village Green NCM

Village Green nutritional care manager Miranda Ray is pictured here holding a plate of pureed turkey, mashed potatoes and carrots.

‘You really get to know the residents on a personal level, and it’s such a cozy home,’ says Miranda Ray

Before starting her position as nutritional care manager (NCM) at Village Green in November, Miranda Ray was working at a long-term care home with more than 250 residents. Working at Village Green, which has only 66 residents, has been a big change, she says. Read more

(VIDEO) Kimberley Wickens discusses her ‘exciting’ journey as Village Green’s residents’ council president

The day after Kimberley Wickens moved into Village Green, she went around introducing herself to her fellow residents, thanking them for letting her live in their home. Read more

Rosebridge PSW retires but not before colleagues present her with Everyday Hero Award

Rosebridge Manor PSW Rose Thompson received the home’s 2017 Everyday Hero Award on her last day on the job after 15 years.

Rose Thompson reflected OMNI’s mission, vision and values for 15 years

As a personal support worker (PSW) at Rosebridge Manor, Rose Thompson reflected OMNI Health Care’s mission, vision and values for the 15 years she worked at the Jasper, Ont., long-term care home, her colleagues say. Read more

Village Green participates in Nutrition and Hydration Week

Pictured above, Village Green hosted a taste panel to test new menu items on March 13. The event was part of the home’s focus on Nutrition and Hydration Week.

Global campaign aimed at promoting healthy eating and staying hydrated

Village Green joined an international campaign March 12-16, when the Greater Napanee long-term care home participated in Nutrition and Hydration Week. Read more

Rosebridge Manor gets into ‘leprechaun mode’ for St. Paddy’s

Resident Ian Campbell-Paterson is seen here wearing the St. Patrick’s Day hat he made in the crafts program at Rosebridge Manor.

Home’s annual celebration of all things Irish is once again a success

Rosebridge Manor had a packed activity room on Saturday (March 17) when the Jasper, Ont., long-term care home celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with a party for residents, families and staff members. Read more

Training in LTC homes gives occupational therapy students important transferable skills

Fleming College instructor Jeanette Boersma (standing, far left) is seen here with some of her occupational therapy students and physiotherapist assistant Jody Harris.

Better communication and learning how to work with people with a broad range of abilities are some of the skills Fleming College students are perfecting at Riverview Manor

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Enhanced communication skills and experience working with people who have a broad range of physical and cognitive abilities – these are some of the key benefits Fleming College occupational therapy students are reaping through a nine-week placement at Riverview Manor, says their instructor, Jeanette Boersma. Read more

Village Green hosts new menu taste panel for residents, families and staff

Pictured above, Village Green hosted a taste panel to test new menu items on March 13.

Dietary team using feedback to enhance mealtime quality

Village Green’s nutritional care team hosted a taste panel March 13 for residents, families and staff members to showcase the foods being offered in the next menu cycle and to use feedback to enhance mealtime quality. Read more

(VIDEO) Volunteer Judy McCullough says she’s a ‘person that needs people’

Village Green volunteer Judy McCullough describes herself as a “person that needs people,” so it’s no wonder she’s a shining star at the Greater Napanee long-term care home. Read more