Riverview’s new ESM says colleagues’ support has helped her transition

Riverview Manor

‘It was a great move and a great change for me,’ Crystal Post says

Crystal Post is new to the environmental services manager (ESM) position at Riverview Manor but well-versed in the strong, supportive culture of the Peterborough long-term care home and OMNI Health Care. Read more

Riverview Manor peddles to raise $2,100 for Heart and Stroke Foundation

A team from Riverview Manor and OMNI head office participated in the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s Big Bike fundraiser in Peterborough on May 13.

A team from Riverview Manor and OMNI head office participated in the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s Big Bike fundraiser in Peterborough on May 13.

20 team members from the Peterborough LTC home, head office participate in Big Bike event

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Twenty enthusiastic staff members from Riverview Manor and OMNI Health Care head office peddled two kilometres around Peterborough May 13 as part of the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s Big Bike fundraiser. Read more

Faye Hetherington retires after 32 years

Riverview Manor environmental services manager Faye Hetherington (left) is seen here with the home’s administrator, Mary Anne Greco. Hetherington retired April 24 after 32 years at the Peterborough long-term care home.

Riverview Manor environmental services manager Faye Hetherington (left) is seen here with the home’s administrator, Mary Anne Greco. Hetherington retired April 24 after 32 years at the Peterborough long-term care home.

Riverview Manor hosts celebration to thank ESM for her service

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – About 40 of Faye Hetherington’s co-workers, family and friends were on hand to wish the 32-year Riverview Manor employee a happy retirement during a surprise event at the Peterborough long-term care home April 24. Read more

LEA brings unique skill to Riverview Manor

Riverview Manor

Trevor Davis’s background in social services work is proving beneficial to residents

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Life enrichment aide (LEA) Trevor Davis brings a unique skill set to Riverview Manor. Read more

Riverview ladies get treated to an in-home beauty salon

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – The activity room in Riverview Manor’s north wing was turned into a beauty salon Feb. 20 when students from Fleming College’s recreation and leisure services program hosted “Ladies Primp and Pamper Day.” Read more

Riverview Manor toasts couples for Valentine’s Day

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Riverview Manor hosted its annual Valentine’s Day luncheon on Feb. 13 with one of the largest turnouts in the event’s history. Read more

Riverview Manor Movember fundraiser surpasses goal

Riverview Manor PSW Nick Mcllwain (left) and life enrichment aide Adam Wicklum show off the moustaches they grew in support of the Movember fundraiser.

Riverview Manor PSW Nick Mcllwain (left) and life enrichment aide Adam Wicklum show off the moustaches they grew in support of the Movember fundraiser.

Home raises $1,600 for prostate cancer research, doubling last year’s total

Riverview Manor’s third Movember fundraiser for prostate cancer research brought in nearly twice the donations of last year. Movember team captain Adam Wicklum says he had a personal reason for ensuring this year’s fundraiser was such a success. Read more

Antipsychotic reduction, preventing falls highlight Riverview Manor’s quality commitment

Riverview Manor

Peterborough long-term care home showing strong numbers in these areas

From reducing antipsychotic medication administration to falls prevention, Riverview Manor has demonstrated its commitment to quality during the past year. Read more

Prevention key to Riverview Manor’s low incidence of falls

unnamed

Safety gear, low antipsychotic medication usage are other factors that have helped

Taking preventative measures and frequent risk assessment is being credited to Riverview Manor having the lowest rate of falls in OMNI Health Care’s 18 long-term care homes. Read more

Health unit recognizes Riverview, Pleasant Meadow for high flu-shot rates

Homes saw 80%-plus vaccination rates in 2013-14

Two of OMNI Health Care’s Peterborough County long-term care homes were recently honoured for having more than 80 per cent of their staff members vaccinated during last year’s flu season. Read more