Kentwood Park kicks off annual letter-writing campaign with a party

Kentwood Park residents and staff are pictured here at the Picton long-term care home’s launch of the annual Better Seniors’ Care letter-writing campaign.

LTC home will be working with residents, families and staff to get letters signed in support of Better Seniors’ Care campaign

Kentwood Park kicked off its support of the Ontario Long Term Care Association’s (OLTCA’s) Better Seniors’ Care campaign on Oct. 26 with a party that brought residents, their families and staff members from the Picton, Ont. long-term care home together. Read more

Teamwork and sense of family among OMNI homes leaves impression on two new Quality Forum attendees

Nutritional care managers Zach Jarvis (left) and Eli Thompson (right) are pictured here at Fern Resort on Sept. 28.

Eli Thompson and Zach Jarvis say events like the Quest for Quality highlighted these aspects of OMNI’s culture at the three-day forum

ORILLIA, Ont. – Two first-time attendees at OMNI Health Care’s 2018 Quality Forum say what impressed them most about the three-day conference at Fern Resort was the sense of family and teamwork they experienced. Read more

Kentwood Park gets rave Google review

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Family member shares experience with Picton home

The daughter of a resident living at Kentwood Park is giving the OMNI Health Care long-term care home five stars. Read more

Spirit Days helps build morale, strengthen camaraderie at Kentwood Park

Kentwood Park team members are seen here during one of the Picton long-term care home’s recent Spirit Days.

New initiative brings OMNI’s core value of fun and laughter to the forefront

After Kentwood Park team members completed a WorkLife Plus survey to help prepare for next year’s accreditation, the Picton long-term care home’s managers noticed staff morale scores were low, so they created an action plan to make coming to work a more enriching experience. Read more

Kentwood Park ‘tree’ is honouring residents – past and present

Pictured above, a tree designed by Kentwood Park life enrichment aides is honouring residents, both past and present, and enhancing the Picton long-term care home’s family atmosphere.

Life enrichment aides’ idea falls in line with two areas of OMNI’s focus: quality and mindfulness

Kentwood Park’s residents and life enrichment team have created a way to celebrate people living at the Picton long-term care home as well as honouring past residents. Read more

Memory games, makeshift Snoezelen, room among successful interventions at Kentwood Park

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Activities customized to best meet needs of residents with cognitive impairment

The Kentwood Park life enrichment team has created several interventions to ensure residents of all cognitive abilities are fully engaged in programming. Read more

‘Secret valentines’ serve up surprise for Kentwood Park residents

Kentwood Park’s dining room tables were furnished with surprise gift bags and cards for residents to celebrate Valentine’s Day during the lunch hour on Feb. 14.

Staff members made sure each resident received gifts and a card on Feb. 14

Kentwood Park residents were treated to a special Valentine’s Day event over the lunch hour on Feb. 14 when staff members surprised them with cards and gifts. Read more

Kentwood LEC mentors, inspires youth

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‘Lisa has the ability to bring these students out of their shells’

Ayla Lambert has drawn on the inspiration she needs to find herself, discover her career path and move out of province. Read more

(VIDEO) Four OMNI homes get creative to highlight quality


In today’s video series, four OMNI Health Care homes demonstrate their knowledge of quality and quality improvement with creative skits ranging from a take on a popular talk show to a showdown between an angel and a devil. Read more

Family member enlivens Kentwood Park with her go-getter spirit

LEAD Wreaths

Family member Barb Hogan with her mother, Irene, and one of the 60 blankets they made together. The wreaths pictured to the right are another project Barb had a hand in bringing into the long-term care home.

‘I just enjoy the interaction and seeing everyone have fun,’ says Barb Hogan

One evening Barb Hogan was visiting her mother who lives at Kentwood Park long-term care home in Picton. Nothing much was happening and there was nothing on TV, so she decided to “nab,” as she says, a few residents for a simple game of ring toss. Read more