OMNI team members know a good idea when they see one

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Creative, meaningful initiatives sparked by ideas from other places

The innovative initiatives introduced by team members at several OMNI Health Care homes this year have this in common: They came about because someone at the home recognized a good idea from somewhere else. Read more

Heart of the Haven program provides everlasting messages of staff appreciation

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Staff recognition initiative having a positive impact at Almonte Country Haven

When Almonte Country Haven personal support worker Debbie Boal recently received a message of appreciation from a resident at the Lanark County long-term care home, she was “deeply touched.” Read more

Back-to-school display gets Almonte residents reminiscing

Almonte Country Haven's life enrichment team worked with residents to create a back-to-school display that sparked a lot of reminiscing on Tuesday.

Almonte Country Haven’s life enrichment team worked with residents to create a back-to-school display that sparked a lot of reminiscing on Tuesday.

Staff members’ creativity sparks surprising results

Almonte Country Haven’s life enrichment team decided on a whim to create a back-to-school display in a common area of the Lanark County long-term care home on Tuesday in recognition of the first day of school. What no one anticipated was the amount of reminiscing among residents the display sparked. Read more

Manager Bonnie Duff’s upbeat outlook causes ‘outbreak’

‘Bonnie’s spirit is contagious,’ say peers of Inspired Leader awardee

When music starts playing at Almonte Country Haven, you can be sure that if Bonnie Duff is nearby, her feet will start twitching. Soon enough, she’ll up and ready to dance and looking for a dance partner in a resident or fellow staff member. Read more

Almonte’s Everyday Hero: ‘That Scottish lady with the sense of humour’

Two Anastasia’s: Anastasia (Anna) Chapman sitting with Almonte Country Haven resident Anastasia Coulas.

Two Anastasia’s: Anastasia (Anna) Chapman sitting with Almonte Country Haven resident Anastasia Coulas.

Anna Chapman quick to shine the spotlight on others

Anastasia (known as Anna) Chapman has long been known as “that Scottish lady with the sense of humour.” Now she’s got a new title, “Everyday Hero.” Read more

Almonte showcases artwork created by Life Skills clients

Pictured above are three pieces of artwork on display at Almonte Country Haven. About 10 paintings created by people accessing services from Lanark County Support Services’ Life Skills program are being showcased at the home.

Pictured above are three pieces of artwork on display at Almonte Country Haven. About 10 paintings created by people accessing services from Lanark County Support Services’ Life Skills program are being showcased at the home.

Agency providing supports for adults with disabilities applauds LTC home for partnership

A partnership with Lanark County Support Services is helping beautify Almonte Country Haven while providing people with an artistic flair with an audience. Read more

(VIDEO) An Academy Award night, team huddles and bringing residents home from hospital mark first series of quality skits

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OMNI Health Care managers created skits highlighting quality during the organization’s leadership forum May 17-19. In this video series, we see presentations from Forest Hill, Streamway Villa and Almonte Country Haven. Read more

Almonte receives 95% response during resident and family satisfaction survey

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Home is implementing suggested changes

Almonte Country Haven received a whopping 95.1 per cent response from residents and families during OMNI Health Care’s recent satisfaction survey, which measured overall happiness with key quality indicators, such as home environment, life enrichment, food services and nursing. Read more

Almonte planning 5 days of nonstop activities to honour front-line staff

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Almonte Country Haven

Home kicks off National Nursing Week festivities today

National Nursing Week starts today, and Almonte Country Haven has a host of activities planned to celebrate registered staff and personal support workers (PSWs) for their hard work and dedication to residents. Read more

Almonte Country Haven residents help organize volunteer appreciation event

Almonte Country Haven residents helped organize an April 20 volunteer appreciation event at the home. Residents pitched in by baking an assortment of goodies for volunteers.

Almonte Country Haven residents helped organize an April 20 volunteer appreciation event at the home. Residents pitched in by baking an assortment of goodies that were packed into gift bags for volunteers.

Residents bake a wide array of goodies to thank volunteers for their work

Almonte Country Haven residents played a large role organizing a volunteer appreciation barbecue at the Lanark County long-term care home on April 20. Read more