Village Green’s new LEC Maddy Hudgins a perfect fit for home, says administrator

Village Green team members are pictured here at the OMNI Health Care Quality Forum at Fern Resort. From left to right, Tammy Newton, Maddy Hudgins and Miranda Ray. Standing, Linda Pierce.

‘It’s such a complement to our home to have such a bright young woman who has chosen to make us the employer of choice,’ says Linda Pierce

Maddy Hudgins started her position as Village Green’s life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) during a difficult time for residents and staff members at the Greater Napanee long-term care home. Read more

New Village Green LEC says Quality Forum was a valuable introduction to OMNI’s people, culture

Village Green team members are pictured here at the OMNI Health Care Quality Forum at Fern Resort. From left to right, Tammy Newton, Maddy Hudgins and Miranda Ray. Standing, Linda Pierce.

‘The whole forum surprised me because I really didn’t know what to expect; it has been a new experience but all great things,’ says Maddy Hudgins

ORILLIA, Ont. – Maddy Hudgins says her first time attending OMNI Health Care’s annual Quality Forum was especially valuable because she got to meet other life enrichment co-ordinators (LECs) and managers from across the organization and learn more about OMNI’s culture. Read more

Casey, Village Green’s favourite feline, passes away

Casey, a cat who has lived at Village Green for many years, is pictured here with Brianna MacPherson, the daughter of Village Green maintenance manager Brian MacPherson, in this photo taken in 2004.

Administrator Linda Pierce remembers Casey as a valuable member of the home’s palliative care team

Village Green recently lost a special team member who also lived at the Greater Napanee long-term care home for many years. Read more

Karen Coulter’s love of life is remembered at memorial service

‘Enjoy every moment, even the small ones, as they are all precious’

SELBY, Ont. – “Enjoy every moment, even the small ones, as they are all precious.”

These are the words of advice life enrichment co-ordinator Karen Coulter left for residents and her colleagues at Village Green. They were read at her April 24 memorial service held at the Greater Napanee long-term care home. Read more

Karen Coulter will be remembered for her sense of humour, passion for her work

We have lost a much-loved, valuable member of the OMNI Health Care family. Read more

Village Green’s new menu gets thumbs-up from residents and their families

Pictured above, the Village Green nutritional care team.

Following new Canada’s Food Guide has helped introduce new flavours and ideas, says NCM

Village Green residents and their families were invited to sample items from the Greater Napanee long-term care home’s latest menu March 19, and the main courses, salads and desserts were well-received, says nutritional care manager (NCM) Miranda Ray. Read more

Village Green promotes the importance of nutrition and hydration to residents and staff

Nutritional care team organizes an engaging five-day event

Village Green promoted the importance of healthy eating and hydration March 18-22 in honour of Nutrition and Hydration Week. Read more

Village Green honours resident Micki Saunders with celebrations to mark her 100th birthday

Micki also received birthday wishes from the local MP, prime minister and Queen

Residents and staff members at Village Green sure know how to throw a party. Read more

OMNI residents show dedication to each other and their homes in 2018

Residents helping engage others about Bill of Rights, sanitizing hands during an outbreak and keeping yards in top shape were among the stories we saw this year

People living in OMNI Health Care long-term care homes demonstrated commitment to their fellow residents and to their homes in 2018 in a variety of ways that were meaningful and enhanced quality of life.
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VIDEO: Village Green celebrates 40 years

Village Green turned 40 this year, and on Sept. 21 the Greater Napanee long-term care home hosted a celebration to mark this special anniversary. Read more