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

Almonte staff celebrate as COVID-19 outbreak officially ends and outdoor visits start

It has been a challenging three months for Almonte Country Haven residents and staff members, but the COVID-19 outbreak that began in late March has officially ended.
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Unique setup is helping Village Green residents safely visit their loved ones in the garden

Village Green residents and their loved ones have recently been enjoying safe outdoor visits in the Greater Napanee long-term care home’s garden.
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Streamway volunteer recalls the positive impact her therapy dog had on a resident

Pet therapy programs are valuable assets to long-term care homes because of the positive impact they have on residents, but Lisa Denvir, who has visited Streamway Villa with her British golden retriever, Duffy, says the pair also reaps rewards from their time at the home.
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Frost Manor helping residents make the most of the home’s therapy garden

Summer is here, the weather is warmer, and Frost Manor’s colourful therapy garden is now open.
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Classic car parade comes to Forest Hill for Father’s Day

A group of classic car enthusiasts from the Ottawa area formed a parade through the parking area at the front of Forest Hill on June 21 to pay a Father’s Day tribute to the gentleman living at the Kanata long-term care home.
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Seniors’ Month theme – ‘Stay Safe, Stay in Touch’ – has been embraced by OMNI homes

June is officially designated as Seniors’ Month in Ontario, and this year’s theme – Stay Safe, Stay in Touch – is especially meaningful, given the impact the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic is having on seniors.
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Maplewood LEA Rosanne Blackburn is taking on the role of in-house entertainer

Since Maplewood residents have been missing their regular entertainment due to restrictions in place during the global COVID-19 pandemic, life enrichment aide (LEA) Rosanne Blackburn has been coming up with ways to keep people smiling and the laughter flowing.
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Springdale and Riverview design special T-shirts to thank staff for outstanding work during pandemic

Two OMNI Health Care long-term care homes have joined forces to create special T-shirts to acknowledge their team members for all their hard work in the three months since the global COVID-19 pandemic began.