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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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Frost Manor expresses gratitude to volunteers with food

Neil MacDonald counts the recent volunteer luncheon as one of the highlights so far of his time as Frost Manor’s interim nutritional care manager.
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On the hunt for a fun intergenerational experience

Residents, staff members and their families found more than sweet treats at Pleasant Meadow Manor on Easter weekend.
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Visit from DOC's baby granddaughter sparks program

When Director of Care Lesley Dale’s daughter Emily and newborn baby granddaughter Violet stopped in to visit Burnbrae Gardens recently a brand-new program was born.
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VIDEO: Antipsychotic medication: the exception, not the rule

Riverview Manor has firm policy surrounding the administration of antipsychotic medication to residents affected by dementia. These medications are used sparingly and only as a last resort when other non-medical interventions have not helped calm a person who is exhibiting aggressive behaviour.
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Reducing unneeded antipsychotic usage a shared goal: McCarthy

OMNI Health Care is involved with several initiatives to reduce the administration of antipsychotic medication in its 18 long-term care homes, says president and CEO Patrick McCarthy.
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Hawaiian Day kicks spring into gear

Bursts of colour and tropical sights, sounds and flavours catapulted Streamway Villa residents, families and staff members into spring recently.
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There's no place like Garden Terrace for volunteer Anne Russell

Anne Russell began volunteering at Garden Terrace about four years ago, when her husband Graeme was a resident at the Ottawa-area long-term care home. Although her husband passed away in spring 2011, Anne has continued to spend her spare time helping the home’s residents and staff members.