Residents, staff join movement to support Humboldt Broncos

Riverview Manor resident Alan Simmons is seen here outside the Peterborough long-term care home with the memorial he created for the Humboldt Broncos hockey team. Alan also collected $70 recently for a local fundraiser to help those affected by the recent tragedy that claimed the lives of 16 Broncos players and staff.

One Riverview resident launched his own fundraising initiative, while Burnbrae Gardens joined the nationwide #JerseysforHumboldt campaign

In the wake of the April 6 bus crash in rural Saskatchewan that claimed the lives of 16 members of the Humboldt Broncos hockey team and staff, there has been an outpour of support from across Canada and around the world for those affected by the tragedy, and OMNI Health Care’s communities have been among those getting behind the cause. Read more

Paint Nite opens Pleasant Meadow to community, raises $300 for residents’ council

Pleasant Meadow Manor hosted a Paint Nite event at the Norwood long-term care home April 25 which saw 20 participants attend. Read more

VIDEO: Streamway Villa resident Bill Ramsay wowing everyone with his piano playing

On the afternoon of May 1, Streamway Villa resident Bill Ramsay sat down at the piano in the Cobourg long-term care home and started to play. The residents and staff loved it. Read more

Almonte receives approval for redevelopment; news brings back memories for administrator

Home will be expanded from 82 to 96 beds by 2022. Carolyn Della Foresta remembers the day Almonte Country Haven opened

Carolyn Della Foresta remembers being a little girl in 1981 when Almonte Country Haven moved into its current site at 333 Country St. in Almonte, Ont., from its previous location at the local hospital. Read more

A taste of Mexico comes to Forest Hill for Cinco de Mayo

Forest Hill resident Margaret Bryce and LEA Karime Chavolla are seen here during the home’s Cinco de Mayo celebration.

Residents treated to celebration of Mexican culture

Forest Hill residents celebrated Mexican culture May 5 when the Ottawa-area long-term care home hosted a Cinco de Mayo party that featured Mexican food, music and even a presentation about Mexico’s national holiday. Read more

Village Green focusing on health and wellness this Nursing Week

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Village Green

Home hosting a variety of activities that marry health awareness with fun and laughter

Health and wellness is the focus of National Nursing Week at Village Green. Read more

Connie Abrams retires after illustrious 27-year career with OMNI

Connie Abrams is seen here cutting the cake at her May 3 farewell party. Connie retired from her position as Frost Manor’s administrator to spend more time working with her husband on their Internet business. Connie spent 27 years working with OMNI.

No matter which home she worked at, Frost Manor administrator says strong teamwork is what always made a difference

LINDSAY, Ont. – After serving the residents of three OMNI Health Care homes during the past 27 years, Connie Abrams is opening a new chapter in life. Read more

Three more OMNI homes approved by ministry for renovations

Northumberland-Quinte MPP Lou Rinaldi (pictured third from right) was at Pleasant Meadow Manor on May 4 to announce the province will be funding an additional 35 beds at the Norwood long-term care home. The expansion is slated to be complete by December 2022.

Expanding Pleasant Meadow Manor, Woodland Villa and Almonte Country Haven will help these homes better serve their communities

NORWOOD, Ont. – OMNI Health Care is excited to announce that three of its long-term care homes serving small communities – Pleasant Meadow Manor, Woodland Villa and Almonte Country Haven – were approved for redevelopment by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care last week. Read more

‘From the moment I started working at OMNI, I knew wanted to stay with OMNI’

Pictured above, Lyndsay Irwin (left) recently became the life enrichment co-ordinator at Frost Manor. Lyndsay is seen here with volunteer Laurie Brooks.

Frost Manor’s new LEC, Lyndsay Irwin, reflects on her career with OMNI

Frost Manor’s new life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC), Lyndsay Irwin, says she knew she wanted a career at an OMNI Health Care long-term care home from the day she interviewed for her first job with the organization in 2013. Read more

NCM says he’s enjoying taking on new challenges at Frost Manor

Frost Manor nutritional care manager Zach Jarvis is seen here at work in the Lindsay long-term care home.

Zach Jarvis brings food-service experience in restaurant and retirement homes to his position

LINDSAY, Ont. – Zach Jarvis is four months into his position as nutritional care manager (NCM) at Frost Manor, and he says he’s enjoying the challenges his new role presents. Read more