2013 a year of giving back to community

OMNI head office and homes participated in several initiatives aimed towards the greater good

December 20, 2013

Aside from the work OMNI Health Care does to enhance the quality of life for residents living in its 17 long-term care homes the organization and its employees have been involved with numerous campaigns to help others in 2013.
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Holiday season in full swing at Maplewood

Brighton long-term care home involved with a variety of resident-focused events

December 19, 2013

Maplewood’s holiday season began the first week of December with the Brighton long-term care home’s annual Christmas party with 8 Wing Trenton and the local Royal Canadian Legion branch, and the momentum has been ongoing since.
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Riverview Manor helps community with toy drive

Peterborough home collects two boxes of toys

December 18, 2013

Riverview Manor has been demonstrating the Christmas spirit this holiday season through its involvement with a Peterborough radio station’s annual toy drive to benefit children in low-income families.
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Hotel treats Forest Hill residents, staff to complimentary lunch

LEC applauds benefits of community partnership

December 17, 2013

Forest Hill’s life enrichment co-ordinator Craig Forrest is applauding a community partnership the Kanata long-term care home has with the local Holiday Inn that sees residents, their families and staff members enjoy a complimentary luncheon every holiday season.
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Wayne Rostad makes resident's dream come true

Entertainer accepts invite to play at Almonte Country Haven

December 16, 2013

Pat Schlievert is the latest Almonte Country Haven resident to have a wish granted by the Lanark County long-term care home’s Never Too Late to Realize Your Dreams initiative.
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Administrator underscores role of storytelling in strengthening health system

OMNIway stories capturing attention outside Ontario

December 13, 2013

When a nurse in Nova Scotia was recently looking for information about the Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) initiative he did an Internet search and came across an OMNIway story about Streamway Villa’s success with the program that’s posted on the Central East Local Health Integration Network’s (LHIN’s) website.

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G8 health ministers commit to curing dementia by 2025

OMNI administrator shares thoughts on international plan

December 12, 2013

The health ministers of the world’s eight largest economies committed on Wednesday to finding a cure for dementia, a condition affecting an estimated 44 million people worldwide, including 500,000 Canadians, by 2025.
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OMNIway explores sexuality, safety in LTC

Series to unpack issues including rights, risks and regulations

December 11, 2013

In one long-term care home, romantic sparks fly between a man and a woman who live in the same residence.
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Village Green celebrates milestone year

From Winterfest to an anniversary celebration, home has seen a busy 2013

December 10, 2013

It has been a milestone year for Village Green, as the Greater Napanee long-term care home has been celebrating 35 years of serving residents and the local community.
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New programs and celebrating people mark big year at Almonte

Honouring past residents, staff mentorship and service awards top exciting year

December 9, 2013

A celebration of life, a program supporting new team members and a staff recognition initiative and are among the highlights we've seen at Almonte country Haven this year.
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