Fleming OT/PT students wrap up 7-week placement by organizing a fun event for residents

Pictured above, Riverview Manor residents were treated to a “tournament day” organized by placement students from Fleming College.

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – A group of students from Fleming College’s occupational therapy assistant and physiotherapy assistant (OP/PT) program wrapped up a seven-week placement at Riverview Manor by treating the Peterborough long-term care home’s residents to a “tournament day” that featured competitive activities that were also fun and had physical benefits. Read more

VIDEO: Plans for new Riverview Manor unveiled

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – OMNI Health Care and G architects, the Toronto-based firm designing the new Riverview Manor, unveiled conceptual images and the architectural plan for the new 160-bed, three-storey home at an information session at Riverview on Dec. 12. Read more

Riverview residents enjoy pasta lunch they created with Fleming students

Riverview Manor residents are pictured here enjoying homemade spaghetti and meatballs they prepared at a Feb. 14 luncheon.

Being able to eat a meal they made was a mark of independence for residents, says NCM

Riverview Manor residents got to reap the fruits of their labour at a Feb. 14 luncheon where meatballs and tomato sauce they previously made in cooking classes with Fleming College students were served up with pasta. Read more

Riverview placement is a perfect fit for OT/PT student who loves working with seniors

Fleming College occupational therapy assistant/physiotherapy assistant students Peterann Gray (left) and Mina Tran (right) are pictured here with their instructor, Natasha Annette-Lawrence. Four Fleming students are participating in a seven-week placement at Riverview Manor.

Mina Tran says working as a PSW provided insight into the benefits physiotherapy can bring seniors. Now she wants to deliver those same benefits

Mina Tran says it was while working as a personal support worker (PSW) that she saw physiotherapy assistants making a difference in seniors’ lives. The positive impact physiotherapy was having on people piqued her interest, Mina says. Read more

‘Quiet star’ who leads by example named Riverview’s Everyday Hero

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Tammy Delong is lauded by her co-workers for living OMNI’s mission, vision and values

Quite often, the greatest heroes are the quiet ones who lead by example, and Riverview Manor cook Tammy Delong is no exception. Read more

Student says Riverview placement has opened her eyes to LTC career opportunities

Fleming College occupational therapy assistant/physiotherapy assistant students Peterann Gray (left) and Mina Tran (right) are pictured here with their instructor, Natasha Annette-Lawrence. Four Fleming students are participating in a seven-week placement at Riverview Manor.

Peterann Gray says she’s seeing first-hand how occupational therapy can enhance residents’ quality of life

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Fleming College student Peterann Gray says she’s known for a long time she wanted to work in a health-care discipline, and since starting a placement at Riverview Manor she says she’s now eyeing long-term care as a career option. Read more

Riverview Manor ESM is always taking the lead on activities promoting home’s spirit

Riverview Manor environmental services manager Crystal Post, dressed as the “quiz master,” poses in front of the home’s “hand tree” on Oct. 21, 2016 during Infection Control Week. Crystal recently received the home’s Inspired Leadership Award. 

Crystal Post is always showing initiative, and her dedication to the home has earned her the Inspired Leadership Award

You can often find environmental services manager (ESM) Crystal Post demonstrating leadership in activities and events that help promote the spirit of Riverview Manor, her colleagues at the Peterborough long-term care home say. Read more

OT/PT students gaining valuable experience through Riverview placement

Fleming College occupational therapy assistant/physiotherapy assistant students Peterann Gray (left) and Mina Tran (right) are pictured here with their instructor, Natasha Annette-Lawrence (centre). Four Fleming students are participating in a seven-week placement at Riverview Manor.

‘Without Riverview embracing us so much, the students would not have this clinical experience,’ says instructor

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Four students from Fleming College’s occupational therapy assistant and physiotherapy assistant (OP/PT) program are gaining valuable hands-on experience working with Riverview Manor residents, their instructor tells The OMNIway. Read more

Proposed Riverview Manor design gets thumbs up from new neighbours, family members

Bird’s eye view of proposed development for the new Riverview Manor by G architects.

About 20 people attend public meeting to learn about redevelopment plan

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – OMNI Health Care and G architects hosted a public meeting Jan. 15 in Peterborough to share the proposed redevelopment plans for the new Riverview Manor which is slated to be built by December 2022. Read more

Two Riverview Manor residents treated to NHL Alumni charity hockey game

From left to right, Riverview Manor life enrichment aide Adam Wicklum and residents Tim Brownson and Art Sonley are pictured here during a Dec. 8 charity hockey game at the Peterborough Memorial Centre.

Two Riverview Manor residents were treated to a recent charity hockey game featuring the NHL Alumni team against the Peterborough Law Enforcement Torch Run team. Proceeds from the event support the Special Olympics and the Law Enforcement Torch Run. Read more