PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Rachel Corkery says one of the great things about becoming Maplewood’s administrator is that it’s “an all-encompassing life enrichment role.”
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About 70 administrators, directors of care and RAI co-ordinators from OMNI Health Care’s 18 long-term care homes gathered in Peterborough Sept. 10 for a communities of practice (COPs) meeting.
Kimberley Noftle was listening to her car radio recently when a news story came on about an inquest examining the train derailment at Lac-Mégantic, Que. in July 2013. Lack of safety culture was cited as one of the issues behind the incident.
If you’ve been reading The OMNIway these past few weeks, you’ll have noticed several stories about OMNI Health Care managers and staff members taking the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research.
OMNI Health Care agrees with a Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) campaign asking the province to address the chronic understaffing of Ontario’s long-term care homes. However, OMNI president and CEO Patrick McCarthy says staffing should be based on residents’ measured care needs — not minimum care staffing.
Country Terrace is the latest OMNI Health Care home to provide a video of staff members taking the Ice Bucket Challenge.
When the office manager position became vacant at Burnbrae Gardens in August, Kathy Deline saw this as an opportunity to combine her care skills with her business administration background.
The Almonte Country Haven team recently participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge, donating proceeds to a Carleton Place man living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
If you’re an older adult and you want to maintain good cognition and other health benefits, consider volunteering.
You can add Rosebridge Manor to the list of OMNI Health Care long-term care homes that have participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge.
- VIDEO: Amazing Quest for Quality Care makes its second appearance at OMNI’s Quality ForumOctober 24, 2018 - 6:45 am
- VIDEO: Woodland Country Fair brings local community togetherSeptember 21, 2018 - 6:45 am
- (VIDEO) Village Green’s 40th anniversary will be a celebration of the people who’ve made the home successfulAugust 27, 2018 - 6:45 am
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