Value of building empowering relationships with LTC residents is demonstrated in skit at Riverview

Trent University nursing students Dimitri Kulikov and Alana Mahoney, pictured above, created two workshops in the form of skits to demonstrate the value of two RNAO best practice guidelines to Riverview Manor staff members.

Based on one of the RNAO’s best practice guidelines, a simulation created by two nursing students underscores the importance of such relationships for Riverview Manor staff

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Long-term-care home residents should never be part of a “to-do list” – rather, they should be engaged and empowered to help create their own care and making their own decisions. This is the central theme behind a case study two Trent University students have brought to life through a skit they created for Riverview Manor staff members. Read more

Nursing students create a skit to demonstrate the value of effective staff-to-resident communication for Riverview team

Trent University nursing students Dimitri Kulikov and Alana Mahoney, pictured above, created two workshops in the form of skits to demonstrate the value of two RNAO best practice guidelines to Riverview Manor staff members.

Based on one of the RNAO’s best practice guidelines, the simulation underscores the importance of resident-focused interaction

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Two Trent University nursing students recently spent several weeks at Riverview Manor working on a project to demonstrate to the Peterborough long-term care home’s front-line staff members the effectiveness of two key themes from the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario’s (RNAO’s) best practice guidelines. Read more

Inspired Leader Kelly Murney is always learning, always sharing

Riverview Manor’s 2019 Inspired Leadership Award recipient Kelly Murney (centre) is seen here alongside administrator Mary Anne Greco (left) and director of care Deb Sullivan (right).

Riverview Manor RPN demonstrates passion for providing residents with a high quality of life, her co-workers say

Registered practical nurse (RPN) Kelly Murney has shown passion for continuous learning, sharing knowledge with her colleagues and being a mentor since she joined the Riverview Manor team 25 years ago. Read more

Riverview Manor honours veterans during early Remembrance Day service

Riverview Manor resident Joan Brownson is pictured here laying a wreath at the Peterborough long-term care home’s Remembrance Day service.

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – About 70 residents, along with staff members, families and other visitors, attended Riverview Manor’s early Remembrance Day service on Nov. 8 to honour veterans and remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice during wartime. Read more

Everyday Hero helps make Riverview Manor truly a home for everyone

Riverview Manor Everyday Hero recipient Dana Huggins-Hart is pictured here along with Mary Anne Greco, the home’s administrator (left) and environmental services manager Crystal Post.

Environmental services aide Dana Huggins-Hart is commended for her resident focus as well as her commitment to her colleagues

Those working alongside Dana Huggins-Hart say the Riverview Manor environmental services aide “exhibits great pride” in her work each day at the Peterborough long-term care home, which is why they nominated her for an Everyday Hero Award. Read more

Riverview Manor hosts second Bake Off

Pictured left to right, three Riverview Bake Off judges, Heather William, Kaela Wingrove and Karlie Phillips, sample entries.

Team members get busy baking treats with a harvest fruit/vegetable theme

Riverview Manor hosted its second annual Riverview Bake Off Oct. 16, an event that sees team members compete in a challenge to create baked treats and have their cookies, cakes and squares judged by colleagues. Read more

Riverview Manor resident Joan Brownson receives OLTCA’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Riverview Manor resident Joan Brownson holds her OLTCA Lifetime Achievement Award alongside the home’s administrator Mary Anne Greco (left) and environmental services manager Crystal Post (right).

Joan was honoured for her many years of community service during a ceremony at the Peterborough LTC home

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Riverview Manor resident Joan Brownson recalls her father’s words of advice: “Always look up, never look down, and you’ll be all right.” Read more

Three OMNI homes partner to provide residents with lift-lock cruise

Springdale Country Manor resident Fred McCormick and director of care Kathy Shewell are pictured here as the Island Princess prepares to set sail for the Peterborough Lift Lock.

Frost Manor, Springdale and Riverview residents enjoy a two-hour cruise that included scenic views and lots of fond reminiscing

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – About 30 residents from three OMNI Health Care long-term care homes took a scenic cruise through the Trent Severn Waterway aboard the Island Princess Sept. 17 to the famous Peterborough Lift Lock. Read more

Riverview Manor team raises $4,500 for Alzheimer Society at Pulling for Dementia fire truck pull

The Pulling for Our Residents team from Riverview Manor pulls a 44,000-pound fire engine in the Peterborough Memorial Centre parking lot Sept. 16 during the fifth annual Pulling for Dementia fire truck pull fundraiser.

The Pulling for Our Residents team set a new fundraising record for the Peterborough LTC home

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Pulling for Our Residents, a 10-member team representing Riverview Manor, raised $4,500 in support of the Alzheimer Society of Peterborough, Northumberland and Haliburton on Sept. 13 during the fifth annual Pulling for Dementia fire truck pull fundraiser in Peterborough. Read more

Riverview BSO team shining bright this year

Riverview Manor BSO team member Karlie Phillips holds the costume-jewel-studded lanyard she made to prompt a resident to wear her decorative WanderGuard.

Creative interventions are enhancing quality of life for residents with cognitive impairment

Riverview Manor’s Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) team has created several successful interventions in recent months that have proven beneficial to enhancing quality of life for residents living with cognitive impairment. Read more