Rosebridge Manor PSW praises Village Green BSO program, training session

‘It was a very informative day’

As Rosebridge Manor builds its Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) team, personal support worker (PSW) Richard Barr says the best training he has received by far was during a session at Village Green. Read more

Meet Roxy, Village Green’s new feline team member

Roxy, Village Green’s new resident cat, is pictured here relaxing on a desk at the Greater Napanee long-term care home.

‘Finding that perfect match took a little while, but we definitely did it, we found the perfect match with Roxy’

Village Green has a new furry team member. Read more

Village Green’s BSO efforts are home-wide and ‘awesome,’ says Rosebridge Manor RPN

Trip to Selby home makes lasting impression, plants seeds

From the engagement of the entire staff to how well the home is organized, Molly Headrick stepped away from Village Green recently impressed with the long-term care home’s Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) efforts. Read more

Village Green’s Sylvia O’Brien honoured with Everyday Hero Award for enhancing residents’ quality of life

Village Green health-care aide Sylvia O’Brien (left) is pictured here with RPN Denise Simpson. Sylvia was recently presented with Village Green’s 2019 Everyday Hero Award.

‘I am proud of Sylvia and her commitment, passion and strong work ethic in our home,’ says administrator Linda Pierce

For 25 years, health-care aide Sylvia O’Brien has been striving to enhance quality of life and the resident experience for people living at Village Green, which is why she was nominated for the Greater Napanee long-term care home’s 2019 Everyday Hero Award. Read more

Village Green LE team harnesses resident’s talents for painting and teaching

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‘As soon as she sits down and starts doing it, it’s like there’s a switch that flicks, and there’s a bright, shining person with all this knowledge to share’

By encouraging one woman’s passion for painting, the Village Green life enrichment team has been able to enhance quality of life for both the resident artist and several other people living at the Greater Napanee long-term care home. Read more

Village Green’s Sylvia O’Brien receives PSW Leadership Award

Village Green health-care aide Sylvia O’Brien (left) is pictured here with RPN Denise Simpson. Sylvia recently received an OLTCA PSW Leadership Award for her work with the home’s BSO team.

Administrator Linda Pierce, who nominated Sylvia for the honour, says ‘there were lots of good reasons that just jumped out at me and said, Sylvia O’Brien deserves this award.’

Village Green health-care aide Sylvia O’Brien was one of four Ontario long-term care home staff members to receive a Personal Support Worker Leadership Award from the Ontario Long Term Care Association (OLTCA) during the organization’s conference in September. Read more

Village Green launches meal clubs to enhance residents’ dining experience

Diners club and brunch club are providing residents with unique meals

Village Green recently launched a dining club and a brunch club to help enhance the quality of residents’ mealtime experiences at the Greater Napanee long-term care home. Read more

Village Green beekeeping presentation underscores the value of educational programming for residents

Curt Hardy is pictured here giving a presentation on beekeeping to Village Green residents.

‘I think it’s good to never stop learning, and today was proof of that,’ resident says

Village Green was literally “buzzing” with excitement recently when the Greater Napanee long-term care home hosted 25,000 unique guests. Read more

Village Green and local OSPCA branch create a purr-fect partnership

A litter of kittens is now being brought to the Greater Napanee home once a month. Residents are loving it

A new partnership Village Green has formed with a local branch of the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) is helping bring kittens to the Greater Napanee long-term care home once a month, and residents couldn’t be happier. Read more

Village Green barbecue creates a strong sense of community


Promoting the annual summertime flagship event early results in a ‘huge’ turnout

Nothing brings people together quite like food and fun, and that was certainly the case when Village Green hosted its annual resident and family barbecue on July 9.
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