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Streamway Villa’s garden is looking like new, thanks to Day of Caring volunteers

‘What a difference four hours of work made’

Streamway Villa life enrichment co-ordinator Christina Doughty says she cannot believe what a difference four hours of work made to help the Cobourg long-term care home’s garden look like new on June 7. Read more

Frost Manor shows support for International Trails Day

Frost Manor residents, staff, family members and volunteers are pictured here walking down a stretch of the Kawartha Trans Canada Trail on June 1 in honour of International Trails Day.

Residents, staff, family members and volunteers attend BBQ and walk a portion of Trans Canada Trail in honour of the day

LINDSAY, Ont. – Not only did a Frost Manor outing on Saturday promote a healthy lifestyle for residents, it also supported walking trails and greenspace in the Lindsay area. Read more

Student plans to use skills he’s learned during Frost Manor placement to land a summer job

Student Mack Dixon is pictured here working at Frost Manor. Mack is one of five students from St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School doing a placement at the Lindsay long-term care home.

Mack Dixon says working with tools and learning how to change air filters are among the skills he can add to his resumé

LINDSAY, Ont. – Student Mack Dixon will be looking for a summer job after the school year finishes at the end of June, and thanks to his involvement in a partnership between St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School and Frost Manor, he has some new skills to add to his resumé. Read more

‘Easter ducklings’ get treated to a stay at Riverview Manor

Residents enjoy two weeks with their feathery guests

You’ve heard of Easter bunnies but what about Easter ducklings? Read more

Family member donates another robotic cat to add to Frost Manor’s collection

Lisa Hughes (right) and her daughter Mckenna are pictured here with a robotic cat they recently donated to Frost Manor.

Residents have been enjoying their other two cats so much, Lisa Hughes decided to give them one more

LINDSAY, Ont. – Lisa Hughes and her daughter Mckenna dropped by Frost Manor in April with a surprise for the Lindsay long-term care home’s residents: one more robotic pet cat. Read more

Streamway team member comes up with a ‘cheesy’ way to help residents enjoy hockey

Dietary aide Tammy Dunn made special cheese spread for residents to enjoy while watching the NHL playoffs

Tammy Dunn is a good sport. Even though she cheers for the Montreal Canadiens, she recently paid homage to the Habs’ two arch rivals – the Toronto Maple Leafs and Boston Bruins – to help Streamway Villa residents enjoy Round 1 of the Stanley Cup playoffs … even if her efforts were a bit “cheesy”.
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Volunteers extend hand, paw at OMNI homes

Volunteers play a crucial role helping OMNI LTC homes enhance quality of life for residents

From two-legged to four, volunteers are an integral part of the culture at OMNI Health Care’s long-term care homes. Read more

Quality Forum 2019: celebrating the joy of working in long-term care

ORILLIA, Ont. – The 2019 OMNI Health Care Quality Forum brought together managers from across the organization for an action-packed three days of learning, networking and, of course, OMNI’s core value of fun and laughter, at scenic Fern Resort near Orillia. Read more

Frost Manor residents and staff spent a day in their jammies

Frost Manor life enrichment team members, from left, Amy Whitehead, Kim Williams, Jesse Fraser and Lyndsay Burton, dressed up for National Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day on April 16.

The home’s first celebration of National Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day brought residents and staff together for a fun activity that was enjoyed by all

Frost Manor residents and staff members practically didn’t get out of bed on April 16. Read more

Casey, Village Green’s favourite feline, passes away

Casey, a cat who has lived at Village Green for many years, is pictured here with Brianna MacPherson, the daughter of Village Green maintenance manager Brian MacPherson, in this photo taken in 2004.

Administrator Linda Pierce remembers Casey as a valuable member of the home’s palliative care team

Village Green recently lost a special team member who also lived at the Greater Napanee long-term care home for many years. Read more