PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – When a Riverview Manor resident began leaving “inappropriate notes” for staff at the Peterborough long-term care home, two team members created a plan to harness the resident’s flair for writing and direct it towards something positive.
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When Frank Henderson moved into Streamway Villa recently, his wife, Joyce, joked with the Cobourg long-term care home’s team members that the courtyard garden would need to be fixed up or Frank, a retired gardener, would be out there taking care of things himself.
LINDSAY, Ont. – The best possible outcome from a partnership between Frost Manor and St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School is the future opportunities the collaboration could present for the five co-op and special education students involved, say those supervising the initiative.
COBOURG, Ont. – Many Streamway Villa residents are from agricultural backgrounds, so being able to see, touch and interact with an array of animals in the courtyard of the Cobourg long-term care home proved to be the perfect way to get them reminiscing.
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) was on Saturday (June 15), and the Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (CNPEA) and Elder Abuse Ontario (EAO) are asking Canadians to raise awareness of the importance of social inclusion for seniors as part of its 2019 campaign.
Streamway Villa life enrichment co-ordinator Christina Doughty says she cannot believe what a difference four hours of work made to help the Cobourg long-term care home’s garden look like new on June 7.
LINDSAY, Ont. – Co-op student Kyler Cavan says he has been learning valuable leadership skills through a placement at Frost Manor – and those leadership skills are being passed on to other students doing placements at the Lindsay long-term care home.
While OMNI Health Care celebrates the seniors living in the organization’s 18 long-term care homes every day, June is also officially designated as Seniors Month in Ontario, giving us all an extra reason to acknowledge the province’s senior population.
SPRINGVILLE, Ont. – Five students from Thomas A. Stewart Secondary School (TAS) in Peterborough have been busy putting their green thumbs to work getting gardens and planters ready for summer at Springdale Country Manor.
Garden Terrace has launched a collaboration with Parrot Partners, a nonprofit rehabilitation, training and adoption centre for parrots, that will see residents grow, harvest and prepare nutritious, organic herbs and vegetables to feed the birds in the organization’s care.
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