Pleasant Meadow Everyday Hero described as reliable, hardworking and resident-focused

Pictured above, Pleasant Meadow Manor environmental services worker Anita Wesley receives the home’s 2016 Everyday Hero Award from environmental services manager Shari Bertrand during a ceremony at the home.

Anita Wesley has been a valued environmental services team member for 17 years

Reliable, hardworking and resident-focused. These are some of the words Pleasant Meadow Manor environmental services manager Shari Bertrand uses to describe Anita Wesley. Read more

LEC Chris Garden named Pleasant Meadow’s 2016 Inspired Leader

Pleasant Meadow Manor life enrichment co-ordinator Chris Garden (right) is seen here with administrator and director of care Sandra Tucker after receiving her Inspired Leader Award.

Pleasant Meadow Manor life enrichment co-ordinator Chris Garden (right) is seen here with administrator and director of care Sandra Tucker after receiving her Inspired Leader Award.

‘I just do what I do every day because I care about the residents’

Pleasant Meadow Manor life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) Chris Garden has been named the recipient of the Norwood long-term care home’s 2016 Inspired Leader Award. Read more

Pleasant Meadow celebrates the season with afternoon of food and fun

Resident Ken Austin and life enrichment co-ordinator Chris Garden share a dance during Pleasant Meadow Manor's Dec. 8 Christmas party.

Resident Ken Austin and life enrichment co-ordinator Chris Garden share a dance during Pleasant Meadow Manor’s Dec. 8 Christmas party.

More than 100 people attend resident, family member, volunteer and staff party

Pleasant Meadow Manor hosted a Christmas party Dec. 8 that brought together residents, volunteers, family members and staff for an afternoon of food and fun. Read more

Pleasant Meadow applies for funding to hire PSW to bolster BSO program

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BSO-trained staff have helped reduce psychotropic medications and enhanced residents’ quality of life

Pleasant Meadow Manor has applied to the province for a full-time personal support worker (PSW) to bolster the Norwood long-term care home’s involvement with the Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) initiative. Read more

Staff encouragement helps Pleasant Meadow family council grow

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Council has increased from 2 to 8 members, thanks to high engagement

After many months of encouragement from staff, Pleasant Meadow Manor has seen its family council increase from two to eight members. Read more

Popsicles, ice water cooling things down at Pleasant Meadow Manor

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Home limits residents’ exertion during hot summer days

Helping residents and staff keep their cool is top of mind for Pleasant Meadow Manor these days. Read more

(VIDEO) Rosebridge, Pleasant Meadow skits use humour to underscore quality

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Rosebridge Manor and Pleasant Meadow Manor both used humour to underscore the importance of quality in the skits they produced at OMNI Health Care’s leadership forum. Read more

Pleasant Meadow Manor donates excess wheelchair, walker

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Items that can’t be used at long-term care home are on a ship to Africa

When a family asked if Pleasant Meadow Manor could make use of their loved one’s wheelchair and walker, health-care aide Heather Sherry had a brainwave.
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Pleasant Meadow Manor thanks volunteers with a luncheon

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LEC underscores value of those who donate their time to the home

Pleasant Meadow Manor thanked its volunteers by hosting a luncheon at the Norwood long-term care home on April 14. Read more

BSO knowledge sharing attributed to low resident agitation at Pleasant Meadow

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‘When we find something that works, we just make sure that it keeps getting passed on’

When Pleasant Meadow Manor staff members attend Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) educational sessions they always return with knowledge they can bring back to their colleagues, says Chris Garden. Read more