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

Riverview Manor residents treated to a piece of hockey history

Guelph Storm centreman Cedric Ralph holds the J. Ross Robertson Cup alongside Riverview Manor resident Owen Fallis.

Cedric Ralph, the son of staff member Brigitte Byette and a centreman for the Guelph Storm, stopped by the Peterborough home with the J. Ross Robertson Cup on Friday

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Guelph Storm centreman Cedric Ralph stopped by Riverview Manor July 19 to show the Peterborough long-term care home’s residents and staff members the J. Ross Robertson Cup which his team won after beating the Ottawa 67’s in May to win the OHL championship and advance to the Memorial Cup series. Read more

Volunteer vowed to ‘give back’ to Riverview Manor all the LTC home gave his mother-in-law

Riverview Manor volunteer Mark Coady spends time with residents during a July 17 visit to the Peterborough long-term care home.

From pet therapy to religious services to helping with bingo, Mark Coady does it all

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Mark Coady first became acquainted with Riverview Manor about 10 years ago when his mother-in-law was living at the Peterborough long-term care home. Mark would often find himself helping residents when his wife was assisting her mother, and it seemed natural for him to progress to becoming a volunteer. Read more

Turning WanderGuard into a brooch is keeping Riverview resident safe and happy

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

BSO team members create an intervention that’s a win for everyone

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – When a Riverview Manor resident who exit-seeks was forgetting or refusing to keep her WanderGuard bracelet on her person, the Peterborough long-term care home’s Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) team came up with a clever idea that has since ensured the resident not only wears the device at all times, she also wants to be seen with it. Read more