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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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Olympic-style games score high participation points at Riverview

Riverview Manor residents recently experienced a resurgence of the Olympic spirit, when the Peterborough long-term care home hosted a two-day event promoting physical activity, sportsmanship and unity.
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Riverview Manor residents join staff in Ice Bucket Challenge

We’ve got one more Ice Bucket Challenge story for you! This one comes from Riverview Manor, where residents recently prompted staff members to join them in having water tipped over their heads to raise money for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research.

Public reporting: a quality improvement opportunity

When the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care makes public reporting mandatory for Ontario’s health-care organizations on April 1, 2015, OMNI Health Care will be ready.
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Resident’s penchant for sewing is helping others

Maplewood resident Rosie Rollins has been a busy lady since a sewing machine was donated to the Brighton long-term care home.
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Government applauded for dementia strategy

In January, The OMNIway featured a story that discussed the need for a national dementia strategy in Canada. Nine months later, plans are in the works to develop such a strategy. Those who are committed to enhancing quality of life for people with cognitive impairment are roundly applauding the move.
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Pleasant Meadow reporting no Stage 2 to 4 wounds

NORWOOD, Ont. - Close observation and preventative measures has resulted in no skin lesions classed as Stage 2 to 4 wounds at Pleasant Meadow Manor.
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Hammering out some fun at Pleasant Meadow Manor

Pleasant Meadow Manor residents have been busy recently making a side table and serving tray as part of the Norwood long-term care home’s woodworking program.
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Canadian dementia strategy should start at the grassroots: DOC

Burnbrae Gardens director of care (DOC) Lesley Dale says she’s applauding the Canadian government’s move to create a national dementia strategy, but adds that to make it successful engagement should start at the grassroots level.
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Fun-filled night engages Streamway residents, families in quality initiatives

Streamway Villa hosted an education session and dance Oct. 2 that saw residents and their families participate in a fun-filled evening which gave them a better understanding of quality initiatives being undertaken at the home and at OMNI Health Care.