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Homes host costume parties for Halloween

Residents ‘enjoy seeing the staff dressed up’

From a newborn dressed as Batman to a staff member sporting a head-to-toe pumpkin costume, Halloween was a memorable occasion at Rosebridge Manor. Read more

New LEA commended for bringing lots of creativity and ideas to Frost Manor

Frost Manor residents Marion Cain, Jean Gibb and Sheila Serksnas are pictured here with LEA Kim Williams in the Halloween masks they recently made.

Most recently, Kim Williams played a large role in helping organize Halloween party

Frost Manor life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) Lyndsay Burton says Kim Williams, a new member of the life enrichment team, has already come up “with plenty of fun and exciting programs” for residents to enjoy in her short time at the home. Read more

Halloween at Streamway Villa is ‘pretty serious’ business

Pictured above, the many faces of Halloween at Streamway Villa.

Enthusiasm from staff members ensures residents get a Halloween to remember

Streamway Villa life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) Christina Doughty is commending her colleagues at the Cobourg long-term care home for their strong enthusiasm which gave residents a Halloween to remember. Read more

Riverview Manor spends much of Halloween week hosting spooky events for residents and staff

Costumes, pumpkin-carving and a party among the activities

The Riverview Manor team spent days leading up to Halloween and the big day itself engaging residents and staff members in all things that go along with the spookiest time of year. Read more

Resident and staff costume contest highlights Frost Manor’s Halloween party

Frost Manor team members are seen here showing off their costumes during the Lindsay long-term care home’s Halloween party and costume contest.

Event combines OMNI Health Care values of fun and laughter and creativity

The Frost Manor team took this year’s Halloween party up a notch when the Lindsay long-term care home hosted a resident and staff costume contest. Read more

2018 Fall Prevention Month campaign underscores important role we all play in keeping seniors on their feet

Toolkit and other resources are being offered by the campaign to help organizations, caregivers and family members of all ages learn more about preventing falls in older adults

November is Fall Prevention Month across Canada, and the theme for this year’s campaign is “It takes a community to prevent a fall. We all have a role to play.” Read more

Helping residents and staff members is all in a day’s work for Phyllis Smith

Phyllis Smith, pictured at far left, is Frost Manor’s recipient of the 2018 Everyday Hero Award.

She jokes it has taken her ‘only 38 years’ to receive Frost Manor’s Everyday Hero Award

LINDSAY, Ont. – With her sharp sense of humour, Phyllis Smith, who has been working at Frost Manor since 1980, jokes that it took her “only 38 years” to receive OMNI Health Care’s Everyday Hero Award. Read more

Frost Manor hosts health and safety week

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Frost Manor

Five days dedicated to promoting safe practices inside and outside of work

Frost Manor hosted a health and safety week Sept. 17-21 with five days of education, fun and food to help raise awareness of health and safety issues – both at work and at home – and to increase knowledge of preventative measures. Read more

VIDEO: Amazing Quest for Quality Care makes its second appearance at OMNI’s Quality Forum

For the second straight year, OMNI Health Care’s 2018 Quality Forum hosted the Amazing Quest for Quality Care, a competition that focuses on the core value of fun and laughter while underscoring the importance of quality resident care. Read more

Volunteers a sweet asset for Maplewood

Brighton home hosts appreciation event

Volunteering is a sweet affair at Maplewood.

From jelly beans to Swedish berries, the Brighton long-term care home expressed its appreciation for its volunteers with a number of sugary treats and a special event recently. Read more