Jackie Rose ‘an integral member of the nursing department’

Willows Estate

Willows Estates names clinical care co-ordinator as Inspired Leader

From championing wound care excellence to clocking in early for her shift, Jackie Rose’s leadership at Willows Estate is an inspiration. Read more

A ‘natural born leader,’ Wildwood Care Centre PSW honoured for her ‘residents first’ approach

OMNI director of western operations Aimee Merkley (far left) is seen here with Wildwood Care Centre’s 2017 Circle of Radiance award recipients. From left to right, Holly Williams (Inspired Leadership), Pat Hill (Lifetime Achievement) and Chiara Van Galen (Everyday Hero).

Holly Williams receives Inspired Leadership Award

For 27 years, personal support worker (PSW) Holly Williams has been what Wildwood Care Centre administrator Scott Walsh calls a “natural born leader” at the St. Mary’s, Ont., long-term care and retirement home. Read more

Multitasking manager earns Burnbrae’s 2017 Inspired Leadership Award

Burnbrae Gardens

Administrator remarks on how John Wickert has excelled in two positions

John Wickert took on two jobs at Burnbrae Gardens – nutritional care manager and environmental services manager – and excelled at both, says April Faux. Read more

Leadership in a LTC home often comes from the front lines


Inspired Leader recipients go above and beyond for residents and staff

Many of this year’s Inspired Leader Award recipients are proving that leadership in a long-term care home comes from those working on the front line setting examples. Read more

Cindy Davis ‘brings light and happiness to our home’


Maplewood’s Everyday Hero pays attention to details

One day as the administrator was escorting a resident to the dining room, personal support worker (PSW) Cindy Davis came running after her with a hairbrush in hand.

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Maplewood recognizes exceptional staff during ceremony

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Maplewood personal support worker Cindy Davis, second from right, is the long-term care home’s Everyday Hero for 2016. From left, OMNI eastern region operations director Sarah Ferguson-McLaren, PSW Nicole Lafee and OMNI president and CEO Pat McCarthy offer congratulations.

PSW receives Everyday Hero award, chef receives Inspired Leader title

OMNI Health Care president and CEO Pat McCarthy was on hand at Maplewood July 13 to honour and celebrate two special staff members who personify the long-term care provider’s values. Read more

Maplewood chef Tracy Morewood provides inspiring leadership

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‘She is a born leader,’ says ESM/NCM Nancy Stillman

Whether it’s how she takes co-op students “under her wing” when they come to work at the home or how she handles union issues, Maplewood long-term care home chef Tracy Morewood is a born leader, says Nancy Stillman.
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What can we learn from OMNI’s Inspired Leaders?


Award recipients model mentor leadership, dedication to learning, professionalism, kindness

From director of care Janna Sabourin’s growth as a “mentor” leader to registered nurse Susan Kellar’s dedication to continuous learning, there is much to learn from the 2016 Inspired Leader awardees. Read more

Woodland DOC’s growth as a leader inspires award


‘She is bringing the frontline staff in as part of the solution’: administrator Michael Rasenberg

Since stepping into her role as director of care (DOC) at Woodland Villa, Janna Sabourin has grown in her leadership ability, administrator Michael Rasenberg says. Read more