When Pleasant Meadow Manor resident Marion Jerome was unable to attend a recent family wedding, life enrichment aide (LEA) Tiffany Martell came to the rescue.
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Village Green has no residents using restraints, a success director of care (DOC) Debbie McTaggart attributes to stringent assessments coupled with educating family members and staff.
Last week, Wildwood Care Centre celebrated its 20th year at its current site in St. Marys, Ont. Several longtime staff members say it’s the family-like atmosphere and supportive management that’s kept them there.
Lilly Martin’s efforts to make residents her first priority are being recognized by Willows Estate. The Aurora long-term care home has named her its Inspired Leader.
September is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month across the globe, and the Alzheimer Society of Canada is once again sponsoring Coffee Break, a nationwide fundraiser for its local branches.
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.”
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.
OMNI Health Care
2020 Fisher Drive, Suite 1
Peterborough ON K9J 6X6
Telephone: 705 748-6631
Facsimile: 705 742-9197