Entries by Deron Hamel

Video proves to be engaging tool for educating staff on abuse

When Country Terrace clinical care co-ordinator Kimberley Noftle had to lead an in-service recently focused on abuse, she didn’t want the session to be her merely standing in a room and talking in front of her co-workers. Because of the importance of the subject, she wanted everyone to be engaged and to walk away with an understanding of what abuse is so it can be recognized.

Streamway Villa residents pay it forward

Council helping people near and far

At their first meeting of 2014, members of the residents’ council were ecstatic to learn that council’s $300 donation to the Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts in the Philippines was matched by OMNI Health Care and the federal government.

The council also discussed the Christmas gifts they purchased for two local children in need through the Northumberland Mall Giving Tree program. The idea came from council vice-president Barb LeBlanc in consultation with other residents.

A look at what’s new with the OMNIway

A video interview with OMNI Health Care’s president and CEO, the launch of a WordPress news website and the continuation of a story series exploring the issue of safety and sexuality in long-term care are some of the things to look out for in upcoming editions of the OMNIway.