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If you’re looking for a rewarding career, LTC is the place to be, says PSW

PSW Anne Marie Scott has been working at Village Green for 38 years. She says long-term care homes offer people interested in health-care careers rewarding opportunities.

‘To me, it’s just the best place to work and I am glad I stayed here,’ says Village Green’s Anne Marie Scott

For 38 years, Village Green has been Anne Marie Scott’s home away from home, and the personal support worker (PSW) says she wouldn’t have had it any other way. Read more

Resident Chris Todd receives Frost Manor’s Lifetime Achievement Award for her dedication to nursing

Frost Manor resident Chris Todd is pictured here after receiving the Lindsay long-term care home’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Chris is seen here with her son, Gerry, and Frost Manor administrator Doneath Stewart.

Chris’s nursing career began during WW2. She moved to Canada after the war and continued her career in health care

Frost Manor resident Chris Todd worked for many years as a nurse, and her career began with her caring for victims of war. For her career in nursing and her dedication to the profession, Chris received Frost Manor’s 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award at an Oct. 19 ceremony held at the Lindsay long-term care home. Read more

Country Terrace RN Pat Wysman receives prestigious Elisabeth Hinton Memorial Award

RN Pat Wysman (middle) is pictured here with OMNI director of western operations Aimee Merkley (left) and Country Terrace administrator Karen Dann (right) receiving the Elisabeth Hinton Memorial Award at a recent ceremony.

‘Pat is very dedicated to the residents at Country Terrace and strongly advocates for each one to live a life of dignity and quality’

Country Terrace registered nurse Pat Wysman is the recipient of OMNI Health Care’s 2018 Elisabeth Hinton Memorial Award. Read more

(VIDEO) Village Green staff treated to spa-like activities during Nursing Week

SELBY, Ont. – People working in long-term care homes work hard caring for others, but they sometimes don’t take enough time to care for themselves, says Debbie McTaggart. Read more

Food, photos, trivia and teamwork mark Nursing Week at Forest Hill

Home celebrates team members from all departments during five days of fun and laughter

Forest Hill celebrated National Nursing Week with a variety of activities that both engaged staff members from all departments and reflected OMNI Health Care’s core value of fun and laughter. Read more

Rosebridge salutes RNs, RPNs

Rosebridge Manor

Home marks National Nursing Week with celebration, prizes

Rosebridge Manor is giving a shout-out to its registered staff. Read more

Village Green focusing on health and wellness this Nursing Week

Village Green

Village Green

Home hosting a variety of activities that marry health awareness with fun and laughter

Health and wellness is the focus of National Nursing Week at Village Green. 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

Almonte Country Haven stirs up old memories for resident nurses

Pictured above is the display the Almonte Country Haven team has created to recognize nurses – past and present – during National Nursing Week.

Home creates display honouring resident nurses during Nursing Week

An Almonte Country Haven resident was elated this week when she was presented with a photograph of her from when she graduated nursing school 76 years ago. Read more

Streamway shines spotlight on resident nurses during Nursing Week

Streamway Villa nurses and retired nurses who are now residents gathered for a group photo at the Cobourg long-term care home on May 8. Resident Eleanor Turchyn, pictured seated on the far right, recently spoke with The OMNIway about her memories as a nurse.

‘Being a nurse was like a dream, and no matter how old I am, that feeling is still there,’ says Eleanor Turchyn

Eleanor Turchyn was only a teenager when she began studying nursing at Toronto’s St. Joseph’s Hospital (today called St. Joseph’s Health Centre). Now a resident at Streamway Villa, she has only been too happy to partake in the Cobourg long-term care home’s celebration of National Nursing Week. Read more