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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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Monthly barbecues draw families, promote connections

Bonding over burgers and sausages, residents, staff and family members are making new connections and strengthening existing relationships at Rosebridge Manor.
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National dementia strategy provides opportunities to improve what we already do well

On June 17, the federal government launched Canada’s long-awaited dementia strategy, an initiative aimed at raising awareness of dementia, preventing the condition, finding a cure and improving quality of life for those living with cognitive impairment.
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OMNI supportive of recommendations to improve LTC resident safety made in Wettlaufer inquiry

OMNI Health Care’s president and CEO says the organization is supporting recommendations made in Justice Eileen Gillese’s final report in the Public Inquiry into the Safety and Security of Residents in the Long-Term Care Homes System and is pleased that Gillese demonstrated a strong understanding of issues faced in the sector around keeping residents safe.
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Frost Manor residents embracing iPad program

The Tablet Time program launched in March at Frost Manor is introducing residents to new technology while providing entertaining and engaging activities.
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Local library helping Forest Hill residents get their book fix

Forest Hill life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) Craig Forrest says residents at the Kanata long-term care home who enjoy reading have been receiving excellent service from an outreach program offered by the Beaverbrook branch of the Ottawa Public Library for about two years.
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Seniors Cruises returns to Springdale Country Manor for community car show

SPRINGVILLE, Ont. - It’s a warm summer day, and Gerry Little sits next to his 1972 Dodge Challenger, while his aunt and uncle, Frank and Jenny Coleman, sit comfortably in front of the fully restored, bright orange muscle car with a 340 V8 engine that’s so clean you could eat lunch off it.
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Home nurtures residents’ gardening roots

Whether plucking a carrot from the garden or enjoying the colourful sight of flowers at their peak, the gardens at Almonte Country Haven offer plenty for residents and staff alike.
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MP visits Forest Hill to meet with residents

Kanata-Carleton MP Karen McCrimmon stopped by Forest Hill the week before Canada Day to meet with residents, a gesture that was well received by those living at the Ottawa-area long-term care home, says life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) Craig Forrest.
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Summer days of barbecues, ice cream a hit at Almonte Country Haven

From enjoying ice cream on the patio to watching kids ride their bicycles, residents are embracing all-things summer at Almonte Country Haven.