A live outdoor performance from the musical group Breaking Chains on June 30 was a much-needed change for Village Green residents.
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The value our furry friends bring to people living in long-term care homes is well documented, and during the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic Roxy, a cat Village Green adopted four months ago, is proving to be a big asset to residents during this time.
West Lake Terrace staff members have been coming up with ideas, such as offering special meals and modifying activities to meet safety requirements, to keep residents’ spirits high during the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic.
When dogs and cats visit a long-term care home with their handlers for pet therapy programs, residents often develop a connection with the animal that remains after the session has ended, says Lisa Denvir.
Although there were no family gatherings to celebrate Father’s Day at Country Terrace on June 21, the life enrichment team at the Komoka, Ont. long-term care home still managed to make the day “sweet” for all the dads.
Canada Day celebrations were different at Frost Manor this year, but despite protocols in place to keep everyone safe during the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, the Lindsay long-term care home’s residents still celebrated Canada’s 153rd birthday with lots of fun and laughter.
It was certainly a happy Father’s Day at Frost Manor.
It has been a challenging three months for Almonte Country Haven residents and staff members, but the COVID-19 outbreak that began in late March has officially ended.
Village Green residents and their loved ones have recently been enjoying safe outdoor visits in the Greater Napanee long-term care home’s garden.
Pet therapy programs are valuable assets to long-term care homes because of the positive impact they have on residents, but Lisa Denvir, who has visited Streamway Villa with her British golden retriever, Duffy, says the pair also reaps rewards from their time at the home.
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