Frost Manor residents treated to a carnival-themed month

Frost Manor resident Dorothy Burrows and life enrichment aide Sarah Thayer share a laugh during Carnival Month at the Lindsay long-term care home.

With safety measures in place, life enrichment team members have organized a month-long series of activities for residents that embrace the spirit of fun and laughter

It’s that time of year again at Frost Manor when the Lindsay, Ont. long-term care home’s residents are treated to a month-long themed event that embraces the OMNI Health Care core value of fun and laughter. Read more

Frost Manor celebrates Canada Day with photoshoots for residents

Frost Manor resident Mary Lee Digiacomo, who was named Frost Manor’s 2020 Ms. Canada, shows her Canadian pride on July 1.

Team members name resident Mary Lee Digiacomo Frost Manor’s 2020 Ms. Canada

Canada Day celebrations were different at Frost Manor this year, but despite protocols in place to keep everyone safe during the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, the Lindsay long-term care home’s residents still celebrated Canada’s 153rd birthday with lots of fun and laughter. Read more

New visitation rules helped make a happy Father’s Day at Frost Manor

Pictured above, the front window at Frost Manor was decorated for window visits in May.

The Ontario government has eased some restrictions in LTC homes to allow safe outdoor visits between residents and their loved ones

It was certainly a happy Father’s Day at Frost Manor. Read more

Frost Manor helping residents make the most of the home’s therapy garden

Since opening June 9, residents, accompanied by staff, have been able to enjoy the garden area and participate in some outdoor programming

Summer is here, the weather is warmer, and Frost Manor’s colourful therapy garden is now open. Read more

Snapshots of My Life program provides interesting insight into Frost Manor residents’ lives

Residents and staff are learning more about the people who call Frost Manor home

When people living or working at Frost Manor want to learn more about residents they can now go to a wall at the Lindsay long-term care home to read resident biographies and see some of the photos that are most dear to the person. Read more

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