Life enrichment aide (LEA) Laurie Kracht had her first taste of a Streamway Villa Halloween this year, and she says she can see why it’s such a big event at the Cobourg long-term care home.
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PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – About 70 residents, along with staff members, families and other visitors, attended Riverview Manor’s early Remembrance Day service on Nov. 8 to honour veterans and remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice during wartime.
Streamway Villa life enrichment co-ordinator Christina Doughty did a series of one-to-one programs this summer with a younger resident of the Cobourg, Ont. long-term care home who has early-onset Alzheimer’s disease.
Those working alongside Dana Huggins-Hart say the Riverview Manor environmental services aide “exhibits great pride” in her work each day at the Peterborough long-term care home, which is why they nominated her for an Everyday Hero Award.
It had already been a day of Halloween fun at Frost Manor on Oct. 31 when two miniature horses dressed in costumes walked through the doors of the Lindsay long-term care home to trick or treat.
Team members get busy baking treats with a harvest fruit/vegetable theme Riverview Manor hosted its second annual Riverview Bake Off Oct. 16, an event that sees team members compete in a challenge to create baked treats and have their cookies, cakes and squares judged by colleagues.
Nine Frost Manor residents were treated to a spooky outing at the Olde Gaol Museum in Lindsay just before Halloween to check out the museum’s Horrors of Old-fashioned Medicine exhibit as well as the old prisoner quarters.
Burnbrae Gardens registered nurse and director of care (DOC) Laurie Gibson has been named OMNI Health Care’s 2019 Elisabeth Hinton Memorial Award recipient.
Streamway Villa has lots of “hands-on volunteers”; volunteers who work directly with residents or with their hands to spruce up the Cobourg long-term care home, so management wanted a volunteer appreciation party to reflect that.
Brittney Sharpe, who was named Frost Manor’s 2019 Inspired Leader, says she’s thankful for the empowerment administrator Doneath Stewart has provided her in her role as a registered nurse at the Lindsay long-term care home.
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