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

Police engage Streamway residents in fraud prevention

A representative from the Cobourg Police Service (CPS) recently led an information session at Streamway Villa to raise awareness about a rise in telephone scams aimed at seniors in the area and to help protect residents from becoming victims.

CPSW 2022 focusing on continuously improving safety for older adults through dialogue and action

Canadian Patient Safety Week (CPSW) kicks off today (Oct. 24), and this year’s campaign is emphasizing the importance of continuously improving safety for older adults through dialogue and action.

Contest win nets Village Green residents’ council new info boards

Village Green’s residents’ council will be getting new, state-of-the-art information boards to help share important news and updates after being named one of the winners of the Ontario Association of Residents’ Councils’ (OARC’s) Show Us Your Boards contest.

Tea and Toast program gets Springdale residents reminiscing

A new reminiscing program at Springdale Country Manor is proving to be successful at engaging the Peterborough County long-term care home’s residents – and all it takes is a loaf of thinly sliced bread, a stick of butter and a pot of tea.

Innovative thinking remains in high gear at OMNI homes

Team members working in OMNI Health Care homes have been showing their ingenuity throughout autumn and using their knack for innovative thinking to create programs and ideas to help keep quality of life high for the residents they serve.

LEA brings her strong creative spark to Springdale Country Manor

Since coming to Springdale Country Manor in early August, Michelle Geeves has been thriving in her role as a life enrichment aide (LEA) at the Peterborough-area long-term care home and creating innovative programs residents love.

Willows Estate LEC underscores the value of one-to-one programming

When it comes to finding meaningful programming to engage residents living with cognitive impairment, the wide variety of one-to-one activities Willows Estate offers are at the top of the list, says Teddy Mazzuca, the home’s life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC).

Springdale residents clean their plates at pumpkin pie social

Nothing says “autumn has arrived” like a slice of pumpkin pie with a generous dollop of whipped cream, and the residents of Springdale Country Manor were treated to a celebration of this favourite dessert during the Peterborough County long-term care home’s annual pumpkin pie social.

Village Green celebrates Residents’ Council Week with a variety of events

Village Green celebrated Residents’ Council Week by raising awareness about the Ontario Residents’ Bill of Rights, forming a subcommittee to create residents’ council bylaws and attending a virtual concert organized by the Ontario Association of Residents’ Councils (OARC).