Local church group helps make Burnbrae Gardens’ Christmas extra special

‘It was a real heartwarming little event that they created’

It was an extra special Christmas at Burnbrae Gardens this past holiday season – and one filled with community support – when members of St. John’s United Church dropped by the Campbellford long-term care home Dec. 20 with loads of gifts residents had requested. Read more

Burnbrae Gardens resident adds Lifetime Achievement Award to his long list of honours

Burnbrae Gardens resident Tom Robbins is pictured here receiving his Lifetime Achievement Award from RAI co-ordinator Becky Brownson.

Tom Robbins has been an ‘amazing and valuable’ community volunteer for more than 30 years

CAMPBELLFORD, Ont. – Burnbrae Gardens resident Tom Robbins has been receiving awards his entire adult life, and in October he received yet another accolade to add to his large collection. Read more

Burnbrae Everyday Hero Cheryl Montgomery worked in every department during her 38-year career

Cheryl Montgomery, pictured at left next to administrator April Faux, recently retired after a 38-year career at Burnbrae Gardens. She returned to the Campbellford long-term care home recently to receive her 2019 Everyday Hero Award.

‘Cheryl was always willing to jump in anywhere and give a hand’

During the span of Cheryl Montgomery’s 38-year career at Burnbrae Gardens, there wasn’t one department she didn’t work in. Read more

Burnbrae Gardens’ Mary Castellano helps keep everyone’s morale high, says co-worker

Burnbrae Gardens environmental services aide Mary Castellano (left) was named the Campbellford long-term care home’s 2019 Inspired Leadership Award recipient. Mary is seen here with Burnbrae Gardens administrator April Faux during the recent awards ceremony at the home.

A 2019 Inspired Leadership Award recipient, Mary ‘is truly a wonderful asset to all residents, staff and families’

One thing Burnbrae Gardens personal support worker Juanita Baird has noticed about her co-worker Mary Castellano in her years working with her is Mary’s ability to brighten other people’s day. Read more

Laurie Gibson receives Elisabeth Hinton Memorial Award

Burnbrae Gardens director of care Laurie Gibson (centre) is pictured here holding her Elisabeth Hinton Memorial Award alongside OMNI director of western operations Aimee Merkley (left) and administrator April Faux (right) during an Oct. 25 ceremony at the Campbellford long-term care home.

Burnbrae Gardens’ DOC is lauded by colleagues for her leadership skills and caring nature

Burnbrae Gardens registered nurse and director of care (DOC) Laurie Gibson has been named OMNI Health Care’s 2019 Elisabeth Hinton Memorial Award recipient. Read more

Leadership by design: how one PSW is making Burnbrae Gardens a brighter place

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Lianne Meyers is an ‘inspirational’ team member deserving of special recognition, says colleague

Burnbrae Gardens personal support worker (PSW) Juanita Baird says when she looks around the Campbellford long-term care home she can tell when her colleague, Lianne Meyers, has been adding her personal touch. Read more

When Burnbrae residents or staff need help, Janet McInroy is always there

Burnbrae Gardens administrator/life enrichment co-ordinator April Faux (left) and dietary aide Janet McInroy (right) are seen here during the Campbellford long-term care home’s cotton-candy fundraiser on Nov. 9, 2016.

Dietary aide is presented with Everyday Hero Award for her dedication to others

If Burnbrae Gardens residents or staff members need something, dietary aide Janet McInroy is always there to help, even if that means using up her personal time, say two of her colleagues, registered practical nurse Kim Jones and personal support worker Juanita Baird. Read more

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