A group of classic car enthusiasts from the Ottawa area formed a parade through the parking area at the front of Forest Hill on June 21 to pay a Father’s Day tribute to the gentleman living at the Kanata long-term care home. Read more
Honouring team members was especially important this year, given the challenges the LTC sector is facing with the global pandemic
Celebrating the people working in OMNI Health Care’s 18 long-term care homes during National Nursing Week is a long-standing part of the organization’s culture, but honouring team members for their hard work and dedication to residents had even more meaning this year, given the challenges brought on by the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, says Forest Hill life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) Craig Forrest. Read more
Since the global COVID-19 pandemic began, families and businesses have been sending refreshments and e-mails of support to team members
Since the global COVID-19 pandemic began in mid-March, Forest Hill has seen an outpour of support from family members and local businesses for those working at the Kanata, Ont. long-term care home. Read more
Video-chat platforms, such as Skype and FaceTime, are ensuring residents and families are staying in contact during COVID-19 crisis
Forest Hill residents and their loved ones have been staying connected during the COVID-19 pandemic thanks to the wonders of modern technology and the efforts of the Kanata, Ont. long-term care home’s team members. Read more
‘This was a positive experience and has marked a positive feeling forever in everyone’s mind who witnessed this scene,’ says interim administrator John Donzil
The COVID-19 pandemic is not only challenging for long-term-care home residents and staff members, it has also been a trying time for family members, who are unable to visit their loved ones while ministry protocols are in effect restricting visitation. Read more
Residents have taken to programming with Babies Who Volunteer so well the home has scheduled six months of regular visits
Forest Hill residents have benefited so much from visits with a group of babies and toddlers and their parents that the Kanata, Ont. long-term care home has scheduled regular visits with Babies Who Volunteer for the next six months. Read more
Secured units will soon feature brighter colours and items that bring back memories
Forest Hill is in the process of adding new colours and images to the walls in the Kanata, Ont. long-term care home’s secured areas in an effort to decrease agitation and increase the quality of life for residents affected by cognitive impairment. Read more
Forest Hill residents have created a video to thank parishioners from Trinity Presbyterian Church for their generosity during the holiday season.
In December, some of the church’s parishioners dropped off 80 gifts for residents of the Kanata, Ont. long-term care home to open on Christmas Day.
Residents wanted an opportunity to show their gratitude, so life enrichment co-ordinator Craig Forrest shot a video of residents expressing their appreciation. Forest Hill director of care John Donzil posted the video on YouTube.
Craig recently went to Trinity Presbyterian Church during a service to play the video for parishioners and to personally thank them for their kindness.
Click here to watch the YouTube video.
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Barbara Brownhill wanted to share something with the group from her days as a Guide 60 years ago
When a group of Girl Guides stopped by Forest Hill recently to sing for residents, their performance was a big hit with the crowd. Read more
There’s nothing that brings people together quite like food, and at Forest Hill recently it was pancakes that did the job. Read more
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