Entries by Deron Hamel

OMNI applauding approval of 15,000 LTC beds in Ontario

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – OMNI Health Care is applauding the Ontario government’s approval of 15,000 new long-term care beds – including an additional 36 beds at the new Riverview Manor which is slated to open by December 2022 – as well as plans to upgrade an additional 15,000 existing beds in the province to meet modern design standards.

‘One of the most successful’ Streamway Villa Christmas bazaars also had a positive impact on the local community

Streamway Villa held its annual Christmas bazaar in mid-November, and while the event was “one of the most successful” Christmas bazaars life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) Christina Doughty has seen at the Cobourg long-term care home in terms of fundraising, it also helped make a positive impact in the local community, she says.

Value of building empowering relationships with LTC residents is demonstrated in skit at Riverview

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Long-term-care home residents should never be part of a “to-do list” – rather, they should be engaged and empowered to help create their own care and making their own decisions. This is the central theme behind a case study two Trent University students have brought to life through a skit they created for Riverview Manor staff members.