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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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Guardian Angels program honouring outstanding staff

The Guardian Angels initiative is one example of a successful program the Springdale Country Manor family council is sharing with other long-term care homes.
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Springdale's family circle forms ring of support and positivity

In the world of family councils, the group at Springdale Country Manor is nothing short of a team of superstars.
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Nurse-practitioner funding a win-win for LTC, hospitals

TORONTO - The province’s decision to fund 75 new, in-house nurse practitioners (NPs) in Ontario’s 630 long-term care homes will benefit both the senior-care and hospital sectors, say stakeholders.
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More nurse practitioners equal stronger LTC sector, says administrator

The Ontario government’s plan to provide funding for 75 new, in-house nurse practitioners (NPs) in long-term care homes over the next three years is another step towards enhancing quality in long-term care homes, says Village Green administrator Linda Pierce.
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Village Green raises $1,700 for Operation Warm Toes

Linda Pierce knew her shaved head would not be conducive to this bitterly cold winter, however, she says cutting off her hair was a small price to pay to contribute to the greater good.
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NPs are a valuable educational resource for LTC staff

The value nurse practitioners (NPs) bring to long-term care homes has been discussed extensively by the OMNIway recently, but as Burnbrae Gardens team members point out these health-care professionals also bring valuable educational resources to homes.
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Rights and safety top of mind when residents pursue relationships

A recent OMNIway series explored the issue of resident relationships in long-term care homes. While different situations arise in different homes, OMNI Health Care homes uphold a common focus on people’s rights and ensuring safety.
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More NPs in LTC will build upon individualized care: administrator

The 75 new, in-house long-term care nurse practitioners (NPs) the province has promised to fund over the next three years will play an important part in strengthening individualized, person-centred care in the sector, says Maureen King.
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Chris Weber named OSNM Kawarthas representative

Chris Weber has a long track record of dedication to food-services management, and this focus has led to him being named the Ontario Society of Nutrition Management’s (OSNM’s) Kawarthas chapter representative.