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West Lake Terrace helps resident walk again, regain independence

Neal Harvey, entertainer and former resident of West Lake Terrace, recently moved into his own place after receiving the care he needed at the Prince Edward County long-term care home.

Neal Harvey moves from LTC home into his own apartment

A microwave oven, a tea kettle, a slow-cooker and a coffee machine – these were the housewarming gifts West Lake Terrace offered Neal Harvey, a former resident of the Prince Edward County long-term care home, who moved into his own apartment in Bowmanville Feb. 1. Read more

Village Green LE team harnesses resident’s talents for painting and teaching

Village Green

Village Green

‘As soon as she sits down and starts doing it, it’s like there’s a switch that flicks, and there’s a bright, shining person with all this knowledge to share’

By encouraging one woman’s passion for painting, the Village Green life enrichment team has been able to enhance quality of life for both the resident artist and several other people living at the Greater Napanee long-term care home. Read more

Village Green launches meal clubs to enhance residents’ dining experience

Diners club and brunch club are providing residents with unique meals

Village Green recently launched a dining club and a brunch club to help enhance the quality of residents’ mealtime experiences at the Greater Napanee long-term care home. Read more

Frost Manor residents embracing iPad program

Pictured left to right, Frost Manor residents Michael Lane, Dorothy Burrows, Chrystol Broom, Sharon Arsenault and Sylvia Trumbull enjoying a Tablet Time session.

Tablet Time is allowing residents to embrace technology while fulfilling social and cognitive needs

The Tablet Time program launched in March at Frost Manor is introducing residents to new technology while providing entertaining and engaging activities. 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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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

OMNI applauding newly revised Canada’s Food Guide

‘I think there is potential to see some improvements in overall health of people’

Chris Weber, OMNI Health Care’s operations manager of nutrition and food service, says the organization is applauding the latest version of Canada’s Food Guide for encouraging the consumption of more plant-based proteins and eliminating processed foods, recommendations he says will help create healthier menu options in homes. Read more

Country Terrace’s 2018 third-quarter quality indicators show strong points

Country Terrace

Restraint reduction, wound care, fall reduction and pain management are some of the areas where the home is shining

Providing high-quality care is everyone’s responsibility at Country Terrace, and it’s this shared responsibility that clinical care co-ordinator (CCC) Kimberley Noftle attributes to the Komoka, Ont. long-term care home’s successes with some of its 2018 third-quarter quality indicators. 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