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

Royal memories, a chip truck visit and residents’ council week mark a busy month at OMNI homes

September was a busy month at OMNI Health Care homes, and team members did an amazing job of organizing meaningful events for residents.

Resident’s son commends Streamway Villa team for helping his mother continue the activities she loves

Since moving into Streamway Villa eight months ago, Joan Filip has been enjoying the same activities she always has, and she’s especially happy to be continuing her passion for growing flowers, gardening and bird watching as well as spending lots of time with her family.

Pleasant Meadow residents gearing up for Norwood Fall Fair

The Norwood Fall Fair is returning for the first time since 2019, and the residents of Pleasant Meadow Manor are preparing crafts and food to enter in contests held during the event, which has been a highlight of autumn in the community since 1868.

Streamway Villa is a small home with a big heart, says family member

When Joan Filip was ready to move into a long-term care home eight months ago, Streamway Villa was the only option her son, Mike Filip, says was on the table.

Canadians encouraged to participate in National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Today marks the second National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada, and people and organizations across the country are being encouraged to acknowledge the day by hosting activities and educational events that honour the First Nations people of Canada who survived the residential school system as well as those children who did not return home from residential schools.

Streamway Villa receives diamond Readers’ Choice Award in LTC category

Streamway Villa is the 2022 diamond recipient of the Northumberland News Readers’ Choice Award in the “best nursing home/long-term care centre” category, and the home’s close-knit, family-like culture is being credited for this success.

Forest Hill pays homage to Queen Elizabeth II with a week of events

Forest Hill residents and staff members spent the week of Sept. 19 to Sept. 25 paying their respects to Queen Elizabeth II, who recently passed away after serving as the reigning monarch of the United Kingdom and 14 Commonwealth realms, including Canada, for 70 years.

A perfect day for poutine at Streamway Villa

It was a perfect day for poutine. On the afternoon of Sept. 23, a chip truck from Personal Touch Catering pulled up to Streamway Villa in Cobourg to serve up the famous Canadian staple of fresh-cut fries, gravy and cheese curd to residents, their family members and staff.

It’s Christmas all year at Riverview Manor

For the past 21 months, it has been Christmas year-round at Riverview Manor, thanks to the ingenuity of one of the Peterborough long-term care home’s life enrichment team members.