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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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Country Terrace seeing high rate of staff flu vaccinations

With 93 per cent of staff members having received a flu shot, Country Terrace is hoping to surpass last year’s number of employees who were vaccinated, says registered practical nurse (RPN) and infection control lead Brenna Slota.
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November is Seniors' Falls Prevention Month

Did you know that November is Seniors’ Falls Prevention Month?

Resident counts her blessings on Remembrance Day

BRIGHTON, Ont. - As night fell in the small town of Brighton, Ont., Ena Clews was at the local cenotaph on Main Street, remembering her late husband on the eve of Remembrance Day.
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Resident recalls years on the frontlines in England

Dulcie Forcht remembers taking cover as the German planes circled overhead.
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(VIDEO) Longtime staff discusses why they stay at Streamway Villa

For Streamway Villa’s longtime staff members, it’s the sense of family and community they have with residents that keeps them at the Cobourg long-term care home.
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Data showing OMNI's strengths in many areas of quality

Recent data shows OMNI Health Care long-term care homes are exceeding ministry benchmarks in many areas of care, a positive reflection on the organization’s focus on quality.
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PSWs champion improved ADL rates at West Lake Terrace

West Lake Terrace’s personal support workers (PSWs) have been champions at improving late-loss activities of daily living (ADL) for residents at the 47-bed long-term care home, says administrator Neil Peterson.
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Preventative measures, education keeping infection rate low at Springdale

Stepping up preventative measures and resident education are some of the factors being attributed to Springdale Country Manor’s low rate of resident infections.
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Streamway Villa hosts 'spooktacular' Halloween (VIDEO)

Streamway Villa residents, families and staff members had a “spooktacular” time celebrating Halloween Oct. 31.