Pet-therapy sessions ‘Shine’ on outside Riverview Manor

Heidi Croal, her daughter, Heidi, and greyhound, Shine, are pictured here outside Riverview Manor on April 27.

Beloved greyhound and his owner get a warm reception while visiting residents through their windows

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – On a sunny spring morning, Shine, a happy, playful greyhound, stands next to his owner, Heidi Croal, and peeks through the window of a resident’s room at Riverview Manor. Read more

‘Parade’ of cars turns up to support Riverview Manor residents and staff

A “parade” of cars that turned up at Riverview Manor on April 4 to support the residents and staff members inside the Peterborough long-term care home was a pleasant surprise for all who witnessed the event, says the home’s manager of resident quality Becky Dennie. Read more

Riverview Manor BSO team trialling innovative chair to chart its impact preventing agitation

So far, 9 of 11 residents have experienced decreased agitation. The residents are also providing favourable feedback

The Riverview Manor Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) team is in the process of trialling an innovative chair to help prevent agitation in residents affected by cognitive impairment. Read more

VIDEO: Nursing students create skits to help illustrate RNAO best practice guidelines for Riverview team

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Two Trent University nursing students spent several weeks at Riverview Manor at the end of 2019 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

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