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

Resident Chris Todd turns 100; her family and Frost Manor staff organize memorable, safe celebration

It was a birthday celebration like none other for Frost Manor resident Chris Todd.
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Frost Manor residents treated to a carnival-themed month

It’s that time of year again at Frost Manor when the Lindsay, Ont. long-term care home’s residents are treated to a month-long themed event that embraces the OMNI Health Care core value of fun and laughter.
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New LEC says she’s found her calling at Streamway Villa

As Streamway Villa’s new life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC), Laurie Kracht says she has found her calling.
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Indoor visitation restrictions are easing, but Springdale families prefer the outdoors

Even though restrictions have eased to allow indoor visits for residents and their families at Ontario long-term care homes, Springdale Country Manor family members have preferred to continue meeting with their loved ones outdoors, says the Peterborough-area long-term care home’s life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC).
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The Willows’ much-loved resident pianist is back behind the keys

For the first time since the global COVID-19 pandemic began, a Willows Estate resident who has long been the Aurora, Ont. long-term care home’s resident pianist is once again tapping his fingers across the keys.
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VIDEO: Company donates video of Streamway Villa residents having safe fun during the pandemic

To encourage the spirit of fun and laughter at Streamway Villa, a local video and media production company created and donated a video of the Cobourg long-term care home’s residents having some safe fun during the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic.
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Wildwood Care Centre resident Edythe Woosnam turns 100

Edythe Woosnam has a favourite saying: “a man’s work is from dawn to dusk, but a woman’s work is never done.”
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Forest Hill ‘gatekeeper’ keeps everyone safe while bringing positivity to work

Ken Gagnon has a serious job to do at Forest Hill but he does his work every day with a sense of humour and positivity that’s noticed and appreciated by staff members at the Kanata, Ont. long-term care home.
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Family and community support for Kentwood Park team continues to flourish

Since the global COVID-19 pandemic was declared in March, the Kentwood Park team has received unwavering support from the families of the Picton, Ont. long-term care home’s residents as well as the local community.