LEA says her first Halloween at Streamway Villa made a positive impression

‘This is a small home, so I find we have a more intimate feeling, more of a home feeling, so it went over really well,’ says Laurie Kracht

Life enrichment aide (LEA) Laurie Kracht had her first taste of a Streamway Villa Halloween this year, and she says she can see why it’s such a big event at the Cobourg long-term care home. Read more

Streamway Villa resident shares her story of living with early-onset Alzheimer’s PART 5

‘Sally’ hopes her words will raise awareness of the condition’s progression and how it impacts her life

Streamway Villa life enrichment co-ordinator Christina Doughty did a series of one-to-one programs this summer with a younger resident of the Cobourg, Ont. long-term care home who has early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Read more

Volunteers celebrated for their ‘hands-on’ approach at Streamway Villa

Cobourg LTC home treats 20 volunteers to a barbecue to thank them for their hard work

Streamway Villa has lots of “hands-on volunteers”; volunteers who work directly with residents or with their hands to spruce up the Cobourg long-term care home, so management wanted a volunteer appreciation party to reflect that. Read more

Streamway Villa resident shares her story of living with early-onset Alzheimer’s PART 4

‘Sally’ hopes her words will raise awareness of the condition’s progression and how it impacts her life

Streamway Villa life enrichment co-ordinator Christina Doughty did a series of one-to-one programs this summer with a younger resident of the Cobourg, Ont. long-term care home who has early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Read more

Streamway Villa resident shares her story of living with early-onset Alzheimer’s PART 3

‘Sally’ hopes her words will raise awareness of the condition’s progression and how it impacts her life

Streamway Villa life enrichment co-ordinator Christina Doughty did a series of one-to-one programs this summer with a younger resident of the Cobourg, Ont. long-term care home who has early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Read more

Streamway Villa resident shares her story of living with early-onset Alzheimer’s PART 2

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‘Sally’ hopes her words will raise awareness of the condition’s progression and how it impacts her life

Streamway Villa life enrichment co-ordinator Christina Doughty did a series of one-to-one programs this summer with a younger resident of the Cobourg, Ont. long-term care home who has early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Read more

Central location helping Streamway Villa engage in community activities

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Residents and staff were able to attend a myriad of events and activities in downtown Cobourg this summer

Streamway Villa’s life enrichment team has been focusing on engaging with the local community as much as possible in 2019, and the fact that the 59-bed long-term care home is located in downtown Cobourg has made that mission easier, says life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) Christina Doughty. Read more

Streamway Villa resident shares her story of living with early-onset Alzheimer’s PART 1

‘Sally’ hopes her words will raise awareness of the condition’s progression and how it impacts her life

Streamway Villa life enrichment co-ordinator Christina Doughty did a series of one-to-one programs this summer with a younger resident of the Cobourg, Ont. long-term care home who has early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Read more

Streamway reading program proving beneficial for residents with cognitive impairment

The activity is helping residents reminisce and encouraging meaningful conversations

Life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) Christina Doughty says a book program offered at Streamway Villa is proving to be a valuable tool for engaging residents with varying degrees of cognitive impairment because of the reminiscing the activity brings and the conversations it fosters. Read more

Day of Caring was also a day of fond reminiscing for Streamway residents

Residents help volunteers tidy up the home’s courtyard

When Frank Henderson moved into Streamway Villa recently, his wife, Joyce, joked with the Cobourg long-term care home’s team members that the courtyard garden would need to be fixed up or Frank, a retired gardener, would be out there taking care of things himself. Read more