Local Tim Hortons thanks Frost Manor team with coffee and doughnuts

‘It is these acts of kindness and generosity that truly show how the City of Kawartha Lakes comes together to support one another’

Frost Manor team members are grateful for a recent act of kindness from a local Tim Hortons store in Lindsay to thank them for the hard work they’re putting forth during the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

Creative staff ensures Frost Manor residents enjoy Mother’s Day amid global pandemic

With restrictions and protocols in place to keep everyone safe at Frost Manor during the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, Mother’s Day was very different this year, but staff members were still able to give the moms living at the Lindsay long-term care home a special day to remember. Read more

Attending online church services is meeting Frost Manor residents’ spiritual needs

The home’s 10 iPads are loaded with the link to St. Paul’s Anglican Church for residents to access online videos

Frost Manor residents and staff members have recently discovered a new way to use the Lindsay long-term care home’s 10 iPads. Read more

Residents discovering artistic talents through Frost Manor art programs

Frost Manor resident Dorothy Burrows is seen here with her watercolour painting that won the third-place prize at the Lindsay Fair last fall.

Watercolour painting program has become a favourite

There have been several one-to-one programs that Frost Manor residents love, but the painting programs led by life enrichment team members stand out for life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) Lyndsay Burton. Read more

Frost BSO team planning to help with project to determine virtual reality’s impact on reducing depression, boredom

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If the project shows favourable results, virtual reality simulators could be used to prevent agitation in residents with cognitive impairment

Frost Manor’s Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) team is planning to embark on a pilot project to help gather measurable data for a company that offers virtual reality services to seniors to enhance their quality of life. Read more

‘We’re pretending the snow is sand today’

Frost Manor residents, staff members and families dressed in their favourite tropical clothing March 4 to help blow away the winter blues with an all-day Hawaiian-themed party.

Frost Manor blows away the winter blues with all-day Hawaiian-themed party

Yes, it’s that time of year again; the time of year when most Canadians have had their fill of winter and start looking forward to sunshine and warmer weather when the seasons change. Read more

Frost Manor scores near-perfect resident programming participation during outbreak

Frost Manor resident Melvin Killens is pictured here with a tower he created with life enrichment aide Amy Whitehead during a recent outbreak at the home.

Life enrichment team steps up one-to-one programming to achieve 95-100% success rate

By stepping up one-to-one programming and communicating with each other to discuss ideas and outcomes, the Frost Manor life enrichment team was able to engage nearly all of the Lindsay long-term care home’s 62 residents in activities during an outbreak in January. Read more

How a morning beauty parlour turned into an afternoon Miss Frost Manor pageant

Resident Heather Marshall, pictured above, was named the 2020 Miss Frost Manor on Feb. 6.

Residents and team members come together to create a day of events that promoted positive self-image

What started as an in-home beauty parlour for Frost Manor residents one morning turned into a photoshoot by the afternoon and a beauty pageant that saw a surprised Miss Frost Manor crowned by the end of the day. Read more

Therapy horses return to Frost Manor for Christmas surprise

Frost Manor resident Kathleen Waite pets one of the therapy horses that visited the Lindsay long-term care home Dec. 24.

‘The residents’ faces lit right up and you could see how comfortable they were’

Two therapy horses returned to Frost Manor on Christmas Eve to bring the same love and affection the pair had brought the Lindsay long-term care home’s residents during an earlier visit at Halloween. Read more

Residents brighten up Frost Manor with creative designs on their wheelchairs and walkers

Frost Manor residents Chris Todd (left) and Mary Lee Digiacomo (right) pose with their award-winning walker and wheelchair designs.

Lindsay LTC home hosts contest that gets lots of resident and family participation

During the Christmas season and continuing into the new year, some Frost Manor residents had noticeably brightened up the Lindsay long-term care home with creative designs on their wheelchairs and walkers. Read more