Village Green hosts launch party for Better Seniors’ Care campaign

Village Green administrator Linda Pierce is seen here at an information table during the home’s launch party for the OLTCA’s Better Seniors’ Care campaign on Oct. 26.

The home’s choir performed for guests during kickoff event dubbed Music on the Green

Village Green kicked off its support for the Ontario Long Term Care Association’s (OLTCA’s) annual Better Seniors’ Care letter-writing campaign with an event that featured music from the Selby long-term care home’s resident choir as well as information tables to educate people about the importance of sending signed letters to MPPs in support of improvements to the long-term care sector ahead of the 2019-20 budget. Read more

Country Terrace chooses three residents for Lifetime Achievement Award

Pictured clockwise, Margaret Ward, Maria Beadle and Michael Bird were chosen as Country Terrace’s 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award recipients.

Maria Beadle, Margaret Ward and Michael Bird share the honour, which is awarded annually to acknowledge outstanding resident achievement

When it came time to select a recipient for Country Terrace’s 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award, team members at the Komoka, Ont. long-term care home couldn’t decide on one. Read more

MPP visits Garden Terrace, hands out awards, discusses Better Seniors’ Care campaign

Kanata-Carleton MPP Merrilee Fullerton (far left) was at Garden Terrace Nov. 8 to help hand out Circle of Radiance awards and meet with residents and staff.

‘It was heartwarming to meet residents and such dedicated staff,’ tweets Merrilee Fullerton

Kanata-Carleton MPP Merrilee Fullerton was at Garden Terrace Nov. 8 to show her support for the Ottawa-area long-term care home, to assist handing out Circle of Radiance awards and to participate in the launch of the Better Seniors’ Care letter-writing campaign at the home. 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

Tanya Williams’ colleagues at West Lake Terrace saw her leadership qualities from Day 1

West Lake Terrace Inspired Leadership Award recipient Tanya Williams is pictured here with resident Tillie MacDonald and Prince Edward-Hastings MPP Todd Smith.

CCC, who has been working at the home for 16 months, receives Inspired Leadership Award

Tanya Williams’ colleagues at West Lake Terrace recall how when she came to interview for a registered practical nurse (RPN) position at the Prince Edward County long-term care home in July 2017 they immediately thought her strong leadership, critical thinking and people skills would be even better suited for the vacant clinical care co-ordinator (CCC) position. Read more

Award recipient says being on BSO team has been an opportunity to heighten leadership skills

Wildwood Care Centre PSWs Jackie Iredale (left) and Jean Wright (right) are seen here holding their Circle of Radiance awards. Jackie was named the home’s 2018 Everyday Hero and Jean is Wildwood’s 2018 Inspired Leader.

PSW Jean Wright, who was named Wildwood Care Centre’s 2018 Inspired Leadership Award recipient, says she’s honoured to have been nominated by her peers

Wildwood Care Centre personal support worker (PSW) Jean Wright says being a Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) team member is the perfect forum to enhance leadership skills. Read more

Resident Chris Todd receives Frost Manor’s Lifetime Achievement Award for her dedication to nursing

Frost Manor resident Chris Todd is pictured here after receiving the Lindsay long-term care home’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Chris is seen here with her son, Gerry, and Frost Manor administrator Doneath Stewart.

Chris’s nursing career began during WW2. She moved to Canada after the war and continued her career in health care

Frost Manor resident Chris Todd worked for many years as a nurse, and her career began with her caring for victims of war. For her career in nursing and her dedication to the profession, Chris received Frost Manor’s 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award at an Oct. 19 ceremony held at the Lindsay long-term care home. Read more

Environmental services worker Tanya Smith is always striving to make people’s day a little brighter

Frost Manor Inspired Leadership Award recipient Tanya Smith (left) is seen here with environmental services manager Rick Riel and Everyday Hero Award recipient Phyllis Smith.

Her enthusiasm and mindfulness has been recognized by her peers, who nominated Tanya for Frost Manor’s Inspired Leadership Award

Since 2016, environmental services team member Tanya Smith has been organizing day trips for Frost Manor residents to her mother-in-law Nancy DeGeer’s farm just outside of Lindsay. There are many ways Tanya demonstrates leadership at Frost Manor, but this is one way that stands out for many of her colleagues and residents. Read more

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

Country Terrace RN Pat Wysman receives prestigious Elisabeth Hinton Memorial Award

RN Pat Wysman (middle) is pictured here with OMNI director of western operations Aimee Merkley (left) and Country Terrace administrator Karen Dann (right) receiving the Elisabeth Hinton Memorial Award at a recent ceremony.

‘Pat is very dedicated to the residents at Country Terrace and strongly advocates for each one to live a life of dignity and quality’

Country Terrace registered nurse Pat Wysman is the recipient of OMNI Health Care’s 2018 Elisabeth Hinton Memorial Award. Read more