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

Pleasant Meadow residents treated to a Mother’s Day spa

Two Pleasant Meadow Manor team members provided the ladies living at the Norwood, Ont. long-term care home with a day of pampering just before Mother’s Day.

Streamway Villa residents make new feathered friends

A group of Streamway Villa recently discovered that doing yard work can be just “ducky.”

Cupcakes and flowers add a special touch to Country Terrace Mother’s Day lunch

While Mother’s Day was quieter than usual at Country Terrace this year, the moms living at the Komoka, Ont. long-term care home were still treated to a lunch on May 9 that had a special touch.

Residents honour Burnbrae staff during Nursing Week

In recognition of National Nursing Week, a wall at Burnbrae Gardens has been covered with kind notes and thoughtful messages from residents in support of everyone working at the Campbellford long-term care home.

Country Haven-CDSBEO partnership provides incentives to attract and retain PSWs

Given our growing aging population and need for more front-line workers in the long-term care sector, an education/job-placement partnership like the one Almonte Country Haven has with the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (CDSBEO) is important to helping the long-term care sector attract and retain personal support workers (PSWs), says Anita Plunkett.

Streamway Villa residents help prep garden for warmer weather

With spring well underway, Streamway Villa residents and staff members have been busy cleaning the yard and setting up furniture in the home’s garden and courtyard recently, getting everything ready for the warmer months that are just around the corner.

Recommendations for LTC homes outlined in reports reflect positions OMNI and sector have long held

For many years, OMNI Health Care and the Ontario long-term care sector at large have been asking the province to improve funding aimed at resources to better safeguard long-term-care home residents against outbreaks and improving their quality of life as a whole.

Did you know today is World Hand Hygiene Day?

Hand-washing is so crucial to our health and well-being that the World Health Organization (WHO) has dedicated a special day to raise awareness about its importance.

YouTube has been a valuable resource at Village Green during the pandemic

Throughout much of last summer and autumn, Village Green hosted several outdoor concerts that met COVID-19 safety regulations and provided residents of the Greater Napanee long-term care home with much-loved musical entertainment.