Maplewood uses PA system to spread cheer

Home makes daily announcements, shares jokes

Maplewood is using its PA system to give residents a smile during the global pandemic restrictions that have those who live there isolated in their rooms. Read more

LEA builds activity cart in her spare time

Lynanne Campbell makes ‘something, ordinary, extraordinary’

Life enrichment aide (LEA) Lynanne Campbell may not be at work but her mind is clearly on the residents of Maplewood. Read more

Family member praises Brighton home’s response to global pandemic

Karen Zidenberg, right, poses in an earlier picture with her mother, Florence Zidenberg, who is a resident of Maplewood in Brighton.

‘I couldn’t ask for anything better’: Karen Zidenberg

Karen Zidenberg has peace of mind knowing her mother is in caring hands because of the way Maplewood is handling the global outbreak of COVID-19. Read more

Maplewood staff tells residents ‘Don’t Worry, Be Happy’

Employees sing, dance in hallways of Brighton long-term care home

With a Bluetooth speaker and a sense of spirit, employees recently boogied down the hallways of Maplewood. Read more

‘We are keeping our residents busy’

Maplewood provides activities, promotes social distancing

From working on crossword puzzles to penning letters to loved ones, Maplewood residents are keeping busy amidst challenging times. Read more

Maplewood puts hydration on tap

Maplewood

Home purchases bedside thermal water cups with lids

Maplewood is tapped into hydration during Nutrition Month. Read more

Maplewood dishes out Nutrition Month with creativity, healthy foods

Maplewood nutritional care manager Tracy Morewood, left, and dietary aide Emily Morewood ran a number of activities in March as part of Nutrition Month at the Brighton long-term care home.

George Brown College culinary student takes a lead

From fruity milkshakes, with the skilful addition of lentils, to avocado toast, Maplewood has been serving up healthy and unique treats for its residents. Read more

Soup’s on at Maplewood

Maplewood resident Corina Dempsey, left, and dietary aide Emily Morewood, a George Brown College culinary student, mark Nutrition Month in Canada.

Residents prep vegetables, learn about healthy food choices

From peeling carrots for a homemade soup to tasting avocadoes while blindfolded, residents are actively participating in current Nutrition Month activities at Maplewood. Read more

Sense of home is a feeling and a reality at Maplewood: administrator

Maplewood

‘This is just a place where family is everything’

On her way home from the hospital after giving birth, a Maplewood employee’s first stop with her new baby was at the Brighton long-term care home. Read more

Three-year-old chooses Maplewood for birthday party venue

Three-year-old Avery, pictured above, asked to have her recent birthday party held at Maplewood, where her mother, Paula, is a PSW.

‘Avery is a special little girl,’ administrator says

With her birthday party upcoming, a soon-to-be three-year-old toddled around Maplewood with a little mailbag, hand-delivering invitations to the Brighton long-term care home’s residents. Read more