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Happy holidays!

The OMNIway would like to wish all of our readers a happy and healthy holiday season. We will resume publishing in Monday, Jan. 5

A Cure for Derek? Alzheimer’s Society Video

Yvonne is a cancer survivor, but Derek has dementia that can’t be cured. Drugs that reduce the symptoms but do not cure dementia were developed four decades after drugs that can cure some cancers became available. A new Alzheimer’s Society video launched today (Monday 9 December) ahead of the G8 dementia summit in London this week, outlines the generation gap between key milestones in dementia and […]

Hope and Change – The G8 Dementia Summit Blogs

People Blogging about People… and Dementia Blogs The UK Dept of Health is publishing a series of blogs about dementia in the run-up to the G8 dementia summit, which is being held in London on 11 December 2013. These blogs are also on the UK Dept. of Health Dementia Summit Website. Video: Beth Britton talks […]

Programme for G8 Dementia Summit published

Information courtesy of UK Dept of Health You can watch live coverage of the G8 dementia summit on the homepage of the Dementia Challenge site on 11 December and follow #G8dementia on Twitter. The programme has been published for the G8 Dementia Summit on 11 December in London. It includes details of speakers, discussion topics and panel […]

Streamway staff save lives by donating blood

Home joins Canadian Blood Services Partners for Life program

Among the benefits to workplaces for getting involved with Canadian Blood Services are saving lives, building staff morale and pride, providing employee development opportunities, having a positive public image and receiving recognition from Canadian Blood Services.

Increased LHIN engagement would strengthen communication lines

OLTCA encourages homes to play leading role in LHIN engagement November 27, 2013 — Deron Hamel  OMNI Health Care president and CEO Patrick McCarthy says he hopes to see increased engagement between the organization’s 17 long-term care homes and the five Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) they’re within. This, he says, would create stronger communication lines […]