When two residents living in long-term care both willingly pursue a relationship together, it’s not Rosebridge Manor’s place to intervene, the home’s life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) says.
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When Country Terrace recently did an audit on the number of falls at the Komoka long-term care home, team members were surprised to see how well their many falls-prevention strategies are working.
To be heard and respected is important to Barb LeBlanc who, as a long-time member of Streamway Villa’s residents’ council, has helped to enrich the lives of residents at the Cobourg long-term care home.
One of the benefits to being promoted to a management position in a long-term care home is that you’re a familiar face with residents and staff members right from the get-go.
When asked if Canada could have a national dementia strategy, Maureen King cites the province’s Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) initiative as evidence that widespread protocols and practices can work effectively.
OMNI Health Care president and CEO Patrick McCarthy says the commitment made by G8 health ministers in December to find a cure for dementia by 2025 is not unreasonable, given the progress that has been made into treating other serious conditions.
The Alzheimer Society of Canada is promoting the importance of early diagnosis for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia in its campaign Early Diagnosis Keeps Your Life from Unravelling.
When confusion related to a medical condition such as dementia impacts a long-term care resident, it can sometimes fuel inappropriate behaviours.
When seniors gather socially at Willows Estate, one female resident is determined to sit beside a particular man who also resides at the Aurora long-term care home.
A leading researcher who has been studying osteoarthritis for 25 years says physical activity is the No. 1 thing people can do to prevent the degenerative joint disease as well as the best way to treat it.
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