Collaborative, month-long ‘under the sea’ theme has been a hit with Frost Manor residents

What started as an idea to decorate the dining/activity room with an underwater theme has taken on a life of its own

The dining and activity room at Frost Manor is now “under the sea.” Read more

Staff and families work together to revamp Frost Manor gardens

Frost Manor residents Dorothy Burrows and Grant Thurston enjoy a warm summer’s day next to the home’s new raised planter bed.

Planters with colourful flowers and a new flagpole are among the improvements

Frost Manor team members and family council have been working together since spring to complete garden projects at the Lindsay long-term care home, and the collaboration has led to some “colourful” results, says life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) Lyndsay Burton. Read more

Frost Manor’s ‘little in-house celebrity dog’ is providing quality visits with residents

Frost Manor resident Mike Lane visits with Tracker, a St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog.

Tracker’s owner, Bill Dopson, says they’re both enjoying their volunteer experience at the Lindsay LTC home

Tracker, a seven-year-old Basset hound, is not only a favourite visitor at Frost Manor, he’s also pretty well-known around Lindsay. Read more

Co-op student learning valuable leadership skills at Frost Manor

Kyler Cavan, left, gets ready to pour soil into a wheelbarrow held by Michael Dawson.

And the skills Kyler Cavan has been learning are being picked up by other students

LINDSAY, Ont. – Co-op student Kyler Cavan says he has been learning valuable leadership skills through a placement at Frost Manor – and those leadership skills are being passed on to other students doing placements at the Lindsay long-term care home. Read more

Frost Manor shows support for International Trails Day

Frost Manor residents, staff, family members and volunteers are pictured here walking down a stretch of the Kawartha Trans Canada Trail on June 1 in honour of International Trails Day.

Residents, staff, family members and volunteers attend BBQ and walk a portion of Trans Canada Trail in honour of the day

LINDSAY, Ont. – Not only did a Frost Manor outing on Saturday promote a healthy lifestyle for residents, it also supported walking trails and greenspace in the Lindsay area. Read more

Student plans to use skills he’s learned during Frost Manor placement to land a summer job

Student Mack Dixon is pictured here working at Frost Manor. Mack is one of five students from St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School doing a placement at the Lindsay long-term care home.

Mack Dixon says working with tools and learning how to change air filters are among the skills he can add to his resumé

LINDSAY, Ont. – Student Mack Dixon will be looking for a summer job after the school year finishes at the end of June, and thanks to his involvement in a partnership between St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School and Frost Manor, he has some new skills to add to his resumé. Read more

Frost Manor’s partnership with local school continues to flourish

Five St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School students are gaining experience and leadership skills while providing valuable services to the home

LINDSAY, Ont. – Frost Manor and St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School are continuing to build upon a partnership they established last year that’s enhancing opportunities for students to learn new skills and develop leadership while giving something back to the community. Read more

Frost Manor residents and staff spent a day in their jammies

Frost Manor life enrichment team members, from left, Amy Whitehead, Kim Williams, Jesse Fraser and Lyndsay Burton, dressed up for National Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day on April 16.

The home’s first celebration of National Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day brought residents and staff together for a fun activity that was enjoyed by all

Frost Manor residents and staff members practically didn’t get out of bed on April 16. Read more

Frost Manor volunteers treated to Mexican-themed luncheon to thank them for their work

Pictured above, Frost Manor hosted a Mexican-themed luncheon April 5 to celebrate the Lindsay long-term care home’s volunteers.

‘Our volunteers are so valuable to us; they help with a lot of our programming, and they really help enrich the lives of our residents’

LINDSAY, Ont. – Frost Manor team members celebrated their volunteers April 5 by hosting a Mexican-themed luncheon in honour of the people who generously donate their time to enhancing the quality of life for the Lindsay long-term care home’s 62 residents. Read more

Helene Waddell is a ‘natural volunteer’ at Frost Manor

Volunteer Helene Waddell (left) and life enrichment co-ordinator Lyndsay Burton are pictured here during Frost Manor’s annual volunteer appreciation luncheon April 5.

‘When she first came here, she burst in with energy and she just started helping – it was something she just didn’t think anything of’

When her father moved into Frost Manor in July, Helene Waddell says she immediately sensed the warmth and love that staff members at the Lindsay long-term care home have for residents. She also felt the need to help, so Helene quickly began visiting with other residents when she was at Frost to see her dad. Read more