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Here are the latest news stories from OMNI Health Care’s 18 long-term care homes across southern Ontario.

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Magician wows Frost Manor residents

Frost Manor residents wanted to experience a different type of entertainment and magician Ron Guttman fit the bill when he brought his act to the Lindsay long-term care home March 18.
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Aurora ladies to get shopping fix

From selecting a new handbag to purchasing sweets, a shopping trip usually provides a little boost for Willows Estate residents.
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Instructor underscores value of introducing nursing students to LTC

SPRINGVILLE, Ont. - A clinical instructor overseeing Trent University nursing students doing an eight-week placement at Springdale Country Manor says the partnership is providing the students with opportunities to enhance their skill sets through hands-on experience working with the Peterborough-area long-term care home’s residents.
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Frost Manor hosts party to wish Sandi Allison a happy retirement

LINDSAY, Ont. - There were tears and laughter at Frost Manor on March 13 as staff members shared their memories of working with office manager Sandi Allison who recently retired after serving the Lindsay long-term care home for 14 years.
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Residents keen about being green

From Chicago dying a river green to tinting pints with a greenish hue, everyone becomes a little Irish on St. Patrick’s Day.
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Staying organized is key to successfully creating scratch-made meals in LTC homes: NCM

When it comes to successfully preparing made-from-scratch meals residents love, Dave Benn has two words of advice for nutritional care managers (NCMs): stay organized.
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Springdale partnership with massage therapy students is a ‘win-win’

SPRINGVILLE, Ont. - Springdale Country Manor staff members were treated to massages from a team of massage therapy students from Oxford College March 11 as part of an ongoing partnership that gives the students’ field work experience and provides the Peterborough-area long-term care home’s employees with a relaxing break from their busy day.
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OMNI’s Lifetime Achievement Award highlights the outstanding contributions residents have made

Every person living in an OMNI Health Care long-term care home has their own unique story. Many residents have led lives dedicated to their country and their communities, which is why OMNI created the Lifetime Achievement Award to honour people for their contributions.
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2019 Nutrition Month campaign focusing on unlocking food’s potential

Food is essential for nourishment but it also does much more for us. That’s the key message behind this year’s Nutrition Month, which is acknowledged across Canada throughout March.