It’s that time of year again at Frost Manor when the Lindsay, Ont. long-term care home’s residents are treated to a month-long themed event that embraces the OMNI Health Care core value of fun and laughter.
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As Streamway Villa’s new life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC), Laurie Kracht says she has found her calling.
Even though restrictions have eased to allow indoor visits for residents and their families at Ontario long-term care homes, Springdale Country Manor family members have preferred to continue meeting with their loved ones outdoors, says the Peterborough-area long-term care home’s life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC).
For the first time since the global COVID-19 pandemic began, a Willows Estate resident who has long been the Aurora, Ont. long-term care home’s resident pianist is once again tapping his fingers across the keys.
To encourage the spirit of fun and laughter at Streamway Villa, a local video and media production company created and donated a video of the Cobourg long-term care home’s residents having some safe fun during the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic.
Edythe Woosnam has a favourite saying: “a man’s work is from dawn to dusk, but a woman’s work is never done.”
Ken Gagnon has a serious job to do at Forest Hill but he does his work every day with a sense of humour and positivity that’s noticed and appreciated by staff members at the Kanata, Ont. long-term care home.
Since the global COVID-19 pandemic was declared in March, the Kentwood Park team has received unwavering support from the families of the Picton, Ont. long-term care home’s residents as well as the local community.
With Ontario recently experiencing a heatwave with daytime temperatures regularly around 30 C, the Springdale Country Manor team has been putting forth an extra effort to keep residents and staff members cool and hydrated.
Laurie Kracht became Streamway Villa’s new life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) in early July, and she credits her late father for inspiring her to take the career path that brought her to the Cobourg long-term care home.
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