Forest Hill’s Larry Leslie praised for his leadership on many fronts

Forest Hill ESM/maintenance manager Larry Leslie is pictured here holding his Inspired Leadership Award.

Home’s ECM/maintenance manager presented with Inspired Leadership Award

Larry Leslie is known around Forest Hill as a team leader who doesn’t leave work until he knows the Kanata, Ont. long-term care home is safe and that residents and staff members have everything they need. He also takes on the dual role of environmental services manager (ESM) and maintenance manager at the home. Read more

Tanya Williams’ colleagues at West Lake Terrace saw her leadership qualities from Day 1

West Lake Terrace Inspired Leadership Award recipient Tanya Williams is pictured here with resident Tillie MacDonald and Prince Edward-Hastings MPP Todd Smith.

CCC, who has been working at the home for 16 months, receives Inspired Leadership Award

Tanya Williams’ colleagues at West Lake Terrace recall how when she came to interview for a registered practical nurse (RPN) position at the Prince Edward County long-term care home in July 2017 they immediately thought her strong leadership, critical thinking and people skills would be even better suited for the vacant clinical care co-ordinator (CCC) position. Read more

Environmental services worker Tanya Smith is always striving to make people’s day a little brighter

Frost Manor Inspired Leadership Award recipient Tanya Smith (left) is seen here with environmental services manager Rick Riel and Everyday Hero Award recipient Phyllis Smith.

Her enthusiasm and mindfulness has been recognized by her peers, who nominated Tanya for Frost Manor’s Inspired Leadership Award

Since 2016, environmental services team member Tanya Smith has been organizing day trips for Frost Manor residents to her mother-in-law Nancy DeGeer’s farm just outside of Lindsay. There are many ways Tanya demonstrates leadership at Frost Manor, but this is one way that stands out for many of her colleagues and residents. Read more

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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