106-year-old Madeline McCarthy receives Burnbrae Gardens’ Lifetime Achievement Award

Burnbrae Gardens resident Madeline McCarthy is pictured here receiving her Lifetime Achievement Award from April Faux, the Campbellford long-term care home’s administrator.

The resident, a much-loved community member, is honoured for her rich and busy life

CAMPBELLFORD, Ont. – If you ever find yourself about five kilometres northwest of Havelock, Ont., you will see a road called Madeline Lane. It just so happens Madeline Lane is named after Burnbrae Gardens resident Madeline McCarthy. Read more

Tiffany Maynes promoted to NCM within a year of joining Burnbrae team

Burnbrae Gardens nutritional care manager Tiffany Maynes.

She says support from her colleagues helped ease her transition from dietary aide to managerial position

CAMPBELLFORD, Ont. – Tiffany Maynes jumped from being a food service worker at Burnbrae Gardens to becoming the Campbellford long-term care home’s nutritional care manager (NCM) in less than a year – a change she says was both “scary” and exciting. Read more

Burnbrae Gardens helps resident Madeline McCarthy celebrate 106th birthday

Burnbrae Gardens resident Madeline McCarthy poses during her 106th birthday party with the home’s administrator April Faux on Sept. 17.

CAMPBELLFORD, Ont. – The activity room at Burnbrae Gardens was packed on the afternoon of Sept. 17 with about 45 residents, staff and family members as everyone gathered to wish resident Madeline McCarthy a happy 106th birthday. Read more

New RN hours will help enhance quality of life for Burnbrae Gardens’ residents

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RAI co-ordinator says additional hours will assist home with falls prevention program, reducing anti-psychotic medication and other quality indicators

Burnbrae Gardens’ RAI co-ordinator says the newly acquired 75 biweekly hours the Campbellford long-term care home has received from the ministry to put towards additional time for a registered nurse will help enhance the quality of life for its 43 residents. Read more

Burnbrae Gardens staff and residents wear hockey jerseys in support of Humboldt Broncos

Burnbrae Gardens staff and residents are pictured here on April 12 wearing hockey jerseys in support of the Humboldt Broncos hockey team.

Administrator April Faux was impressed how there was no planning involved to join #JerseysforHumboldt campaign – it happened organically

Residents and staff members at Burnbrae Gardens showed their support for the Humboldt Broncos on April 12 when they joined the #JerseysforHumboldt campaign in support of those affected by the recent bus crash that claimed the lives of members of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League team and employees. Read more

Easter brings intergenerational programming to Burnbrae Gardens

‘The look on the residents’ faces was worth every ounce of energy that it took to put together’

It was a busy Easter season this year at Burnbrae Gardens, with the Campbellford long-term care home hosting an Easter-egg hunt and inviting local schoolchildren to engage with residents. Read more

Resident Frank Trombley displays model log cabin he built at Burnbrae Gardens

Burnbrae Gardens resident Frank Trombley is pictured here with his latest creation, a model log cabin that took him two years to build. The model is on display at the Campbellford long-term care home.

The project, which took two years to build, is being shown for all residents and staff to enjoy

CAMPBELLFORD, Ont. – Frank Trombley’s most recent completed project, a model log cabin, sits on display inside Burnbrae Gardens for all to see. The model, with all its realistic features and attention to detail, took Frank two years to complete. Read more

Burnbrae chef marrying his passion for international food with passion for enhancing mealtime quality

Pictured above, Burnbrae Gardens nutritional care manager Corey Grant.

Corey Grant is working with residents to enhance mealtime experiences

CAMPBELLFORD, Ont. – Burnbrae Gardens nutritional services manager (NCM) Corey Grant has been a chef for almost 20 years. He’s trained in classical French cuisine and his interests are in international foods. Read more

Burnbrae Gardens’ new NCM says residents motivate him every day to deliver quality service

Pictured above, Burnbrae Gardens nutritional care manager Corey Grant.

‘There is so much care going around in all directions, so it’s really inspiring for me’

CAMPBELLFORD, Ont. – In the span of only three months, Corey Grant has gone from a dietary aide at Burnbrae Gardens to becoming the Campbellford long-term care home’s nutritional care manager (NCM). Read more

Unbelievably realistic pets bringing unbelievable joy to Burnbrae residents

Burnbrae Gardens resident Frank Trombley is seen here holding one of the Companion Pets the Campbellford long-term care home recently purchased.

Companion Pets enhancing quality of life for residents of all cognitive abilities

CAMPBELLFORD, Ont. – A Burnbrae Gardens resident sits with a life-size mechanical cat on her lap. She softly strokes the cat, which happily purrs in response. Read more