Willows Estate employees don pajamas for holiday season

Willows Estate employees wore pajamas to work for three days over the Christmas holidays at the Aurora long-term care home.

Dreamy initiative a hit with residents and creates homier feeling: LEA

Seeing employees wearing pajamas to work recently was like a dream come true for residents of Willows Estate. Read more

Rosebridge Manor to participate in medicinal cannabis trial

Rosebridge Manor

Initiative generates excitement for residents, family members

Rosebridge Manor is taking part in a pilot project that will provide medical cannabis for residents who qualify and are willing to participate. Read more

Country Terrace physician Dr. Andrew Whynot receives OLTCC Long-Term Care Physician of the Year Award

Dr. Andrew Whynot, pictured above, recently received the 2019 Long-Term Care Physician of the Year Award from the Ontario Long Term Care Clinicians.

Home administrator Karen Dann says it takes a special kind of doctor to work in LTC, and Dr. Whynot is perfect for the job

Dr. Andrew Whynot, who has been Country Terrace’s physician for more than 10 years, recently received the 2019 Long-Term Care Physician of the Year Award from the Ontario Long Term Care Clinicians (OLTCC). Read more

Retirement home delivers Christmas presents to Streamway residents

Pictured above, a group from Cobourg Retirement Residence stopped by Streamway Villa in December to drop off homemade presents they created for residents.

‘It was really nice to see seniors helping seniors’

Just before Christmas, Streamway Villa residents received some generous holiday cheer from people living at a retirement community just around the corner from the Cobourg long-term care home. Read more

Three-year-old chooses Maplewood for birthday party venue

Three-year-old Avery, pictured above, asked to have her recent birthday party held at Maplewood, where her mother, Paula, is a PSW.

‘Avery is a special little girl,’ administrator says

With her birthday party upcoming, a soon-to-be three-year-old toddled around Maplewood with a little mailbag, hand-delivering invitations to the Brighton long-term care home’s residents. Read more

Frost Manor caps off 2019 with year’s biggest fundraiser

Annual Christmas craft sale raises more than $2,600 for residents’ council

The folks at Frost Manor ended 2019 with the Lindsay long-term care home’s annual Christmas craft sale, which turned out to be its biggest fundraiser of the year. Read more

LEC Christina Doughty experienced her first Christmas morning at Streamway Villa. She was amazed at what she saw

On Christmas morning, Streamway Villa residents Terry Staples and Mary Cove (pictured above with life enrichment aide Chelsea Tinney) dressed as Santa and Mrs. Claus to hand out presents to everyone at the Cobourg long-term care home.

‘It just brought tears to my eyes to see the joy and the excitement of these residents’

Christina Doughty has been the life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) at Streamway Villa for 10 years, and for 10 years she has been at the forefront of organizing Christmas for the 59 people living at the Cobourg long-term care home. Read more

‘Every day is better when Maria is working’

PSW Maria Medeiros, pictured above, is the recipient of Country Terrace’s 2019 Everyday Hero Award.

Country Terrace PSW Maria Medeiros is commended for her resident-centred approach with a 2019 Everyday Hero Award

Country Terrace administrator Karen Dann describes the Komoka, Ont. long-term care home’s 2019 Everyday Hero recipient Maria Medeiros as being a staff member who is a “caring and compassionate … team player.” Read more

Door-decorating contest makes the festive season more festive at Garden Terrace

Garden Terrace team members and residents got into the Christmas spirit in December while embracing their creative talents by decorating room doors at the Kanata, Ont. long-term care home. Read more

Burnbrae Gardens resident adds Lifetime Achievement Award to his long list of honours

Burnbrae Gardens resident Tom Robbins is pictured here receiving his Lifetime Achievement Award from RAI co-ordinator Becky Brownson.

Tom Robbins has been an ‘amazing and valuable’ community volunteer for more than 30 years

CAMPBELLFORD, Ont. – Burnbrae Gardens resident Tom Robbins has been receiving awards his entire adult life, and in October he received yet another accolade to add to his large collection. Read more