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Secret angel makes resident's night

The small things matter

September 20, 2013

Living in long-term care means eating the meals they provide, and, while the meals may be delicious and nutritious, they may not satisfy the inner cravings.

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Environmental services manager enjoys resident interaction

Turns in factory job for long-term care position

September 19, 2013

During a recent visit to Country Terrace to see her stepson, Betty Hodge saw first-hand the value a physiotherapy program is bringing to residents at the Komoka long-term care home.

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Frost Manor wins the trophy

Employees honour former colleague

September 18, 2013

Vi O’Leary remembers the night four years ago when PSW Kathy Wagler was working 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. and had to go to the hospital because she was in pain.
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The wheels on the van go

Mini-bus makes unique outings possible

September 18, 2013

The van shared by 17 OMNI Health Care homes is bringing great opportunity to the residents of the homes, say the life enrichment co-ordinators who are planning unique outings.
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Behavioural supports changing the face of long-term care

Residents calmer, more content, less medicated

September 16, 2013

Allison Fairweather was like many long-term caregivers — she had little experience with what the province started calling “behaviour supports.”
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New nurse highlights home's close-knit culture

Dreams of her own nursing home one day

September 13, 2013

Danielle Horsley is pulling together the strands of her nursing education to a single focus — long-term care.
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Exercise class 'awakens' residents

A letter from a family member

September 12, 2013

Physiotherapy services have been in the news all summer, and now that funding for the services has been realigned by the Ministry of Health and Long-term Care, the question of how residents will fare is front-and-centre.

 

 

 


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Managerial position allows co-ordinator to see bigger picture

Sees residents' as a whole community

September 11, 2013

If Tammy Newton had one wish, it would be for a new building for the residents at Village Green.
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Grandparents' Day celebrates connections

Awareness of the holiday 'bound to grow'

September 10, 2013

It’s been written that, "grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation."
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Cruise event defies description

Residents dance, sing, dress up to take a cruise around the world with Cobourg entertainers

September 9, 2013

More than 40 residents at Riverview Manor in Peterborough travelled the world Friday afternoon, courtesy of an entertainment journey like no other.
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