‘You see their genuine love for them’

Maplewood residents’ bond with animals a beautiful thing: Kristie Istead

One female resident adoringly watches a flock of quails for about 45 minutes. Others reach out to touch an English angora bunny and a silkie rooster. Read more

Vegetables, hobbies sprout at Maplewood

Maplewood residents and staff started vegetables from seeds inside a small greenhouse they made in the Brighton long-term care home.

‘There are two residents who are right into it’

From fresh tomatoes and cucumbers in their salads to pickling their own beets, good things are starting to sprout in Maplewood’s gardens. Read more

Maplewood’s staff ‘sets us above other homes in the community’

Brighton home celebrates Nursing Week, gives thanks

From a pizza party to a superhero theme day, Maplewood expressed its gratitude recently for its valued nursing staff. The Brighton long-term care home marked National Nursing Week. National Nursing Week ran from May 6-12. Read more

Residents win big with casino activity

Maplewood offers card game, slot machine, more

With the roll of the dice, Maplewood life enrichment staff members spun a winning activity recently for residents. Read more

Maplewood Christmas Bazaar nets $1,700

‘It was a huge success’

From handmade mincemeat pies to sparkly Christmas knick-knacks, the holiday season kicked off at Maplewood Nov. 24. Read more

Maplewood PSW goes above, beyond call of duty

Employee supports resident during emotional time

A recent Remembrance Day ceremony moved a Maplewood resident to tears. Read more

Volunteers a sweet asset for Maplewood

Brighton home hosts appreciation event

Volunteering is a sweet affair at Maplewood.

From jelly beans to Swedish berries, the Brighton long-term care home expressed its appreciation for its volunteers with a number of sugary treats and a special event recently. Read more

RN appreciates Maplewood’s support during illness

RN Kelly McEwan, right, socializes during a Sept. 23 barbecue at Maplewood.

‘They’ve been very good here’

BRIGHTON, Ont. – As she prepares for surgery Sept. 25, Kelly McEwan knows she has a team rooting for her recovery and well-being. Read more

Maplewood ‘has a lot of heart’

Tegan McNeill paints a child’s face during staff appreciation day at Maplewood.

Brighton home hosts staff appreciation day, fundraiser

BRIGHTON, Ont. – When those who take care of the vulnerable become vulnerable themselves, a community steps up to support them. Read more

Nature’s bounty inspires local events in Brighton

Maplewood to celebrate AppleFest with outing, fruit crisp

The small town of Brighton is gearing up for its signature event of the year. Read more