Forest Hill residents and their loved ones have been staying connected during the COVID-19 pandemic thanks to the wonders of modern technology and the efforts of the Kanata, Ont. long-term care home’s team members.
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Streamway Villa life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) Christina Doughty is giving a shout-out of appreciation to a Cobourg florist for thinking of the long-term care home’s residents during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic is not only challenging for long-term-care home residents and staff members, it has also been a trying time for family members, who are unable to visit their loved ones while ministry protocols are in effect restricting visitation.
While Almonte Country Haven’s annual St. Patrick’s Day party was cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Lanark County long-term care home’s residents were still able to safely enjoy a celebration of all things Irish, thanks to the creativity of staff and some family members.
Kelly Rath was inspired to contact The OMNIway recently after reading a story about the Valentine’s Day luncheon nutritional care manager Alex Achillini and his co-workers prepared for couples at the Komoka, Ont. long-term care home, where Kelly’s father is a resident.
When Lisa Denvir and her British golden retriever, Duffy, walk into Streamway Villa for one of their visits, residents’ faces light up and everyone wants to know what Duffy has been up to since they last saw him.
The Riverview Manor Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) team is in the process of trialling an innovative chair to help prevent agitation in residents affected by cognitive impairment.
Forest Hill residents have benefited so much from visits with a group of babies and toddlers and their parents that the Kanata, Ont. long-term care home has scheduled regular visits with Babies Who Volunteer for the next six months.
Forest Hill is in the process of adding new colours and images to the walls in the Kanata, Ont. long-term care home’s secured areas in an effort to decrease agitation and increase the quality of life for residents affected by cognitive impairment.
Yes, it’s that time of year again; the time of year when most Canadians have had their fill of winter and start looking forward to sunshine and warmer weather when the seasons change.
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