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

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Pleasant Meadow Manor gives kudos to volunteers

From sharing the joy of music to maintaining long-standing friendships, volunteers are an integral part of the fabric at Pleasant Meadow Manor.
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LEC excited about former co-op student's return

When the Frost Manor team received a letter recently from former co-op placement student Kathleen Furlani, announcing her return to the Lindsay long-term care home, life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) Vi O’Leary was over the moon.
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Journalist gives tips on how LTC homes should react to crisis

TORONTO - Opportunities often stem from a crisis and this is true for the long-term care sector, says André Picard. In fact, the Globe and Mail health reporter and columnist says long-term care homes and operators can use a crisis to promote the positive things they’re doing to bolster public confidence in the sector.
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Panel emphasizes value of strong community relations in LTC

TORONTO - A panel of media and communications experts underscored the importance of long-term-care home providers having robust relationships with news organizations, the public and residents’ families, during the Ontario Long Term Care Association/Ontario Retirement Communities Association 2014 Together We Care convention and trade show.
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Willows Estate residents host Easter

Willows Estate residents will be keeping family close this Easter by inviting them home.
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Administrator emphasizes nothing is above, below or beyond in LTC

During the last Garden Terrace staff Christmas dinner, a personal support worker’s (PSW’s) pager went off, but when he excused himself to go tend to the resident needing his assistance, administrator Carolyn Della Foresta and another manager insisted they go instead.
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Springdale families applauded for helping form councils at other homes

Pleasant Meadow Manor life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) Chris Garden is applauding the Springdale Country Manor family council for helping families at her home establish their own council.
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Addressing care needs key to preventing LTC violence: McCarthy

OMNI Health Care is supportive of more funding directed at resources that help address and prevent resident violence in long-term care homes, as opposed to increasing staffing levels to allow for more resident monitoring.
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Maplewood resident cuts hair to support children's charity

Maplewood resident Corina Dempsey and the Brighton long-term care home’s residents’ council are helping A Child’s Voice Foundation in Mississauga with two donations.