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Pleasant Meadow cheers on as Canadian women take gold

Home making the most of a big day for Canada at Winter Games

February 21, 2014

It was all hoots and hollers at Pleasant Meadow Manor on Thursday afternoon as residents and staff members watched Team Canada beat Team USA 3-2 to win the gold medal for the fourth consecutive time in the Winter Olympics.
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Country Terrace fundraising, encouraging healthy lifestyles

Home hosts event in honour of Heart Month

February 20, 2014

February is Heart Month, and the team at Country Terrace dedicated Feb. 12 to promoting healthy eating while raising money for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.
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Frost Manor Valentine's luncheon a hallmark of home's culture

'Knowing how much the residents enjoy the luncheon makes it all worthwhile'

February 19, 2014

The Frost Manor team once again gave a 100 per cent effort into making this year’s annual Valentine’s Day luncheon a success, and this was evident by the smiles on the faces of six happy couples who attended the event, says life enrichment co-ordinator Vi O’Leary.
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Winter Olympics bringing smiles to Country Terrace

Home hosting events honouring 2014 Winter Games

February 18, 2014

Creativity is one of OMNI Health Care’s core values and the Country Terrace life enrichment team is capturing the essence of that value during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics with a variety of engaging activities for residents.
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Resident photos proving to be effective engagement tools

Project encourages one-to-one time between residents and staff

February 14, 2014

A photograph of a Country Terrace resident posing proudly in his military uniform, his medals earned for valour displayed conspicuously across his chest, is mounted outside his room at the Komoka long-term care home. This proved to be an effective conversation piece to engage the resident and his family as the man went through the end-of-life stage.
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Staff raise funds for animals through sweets

Riverview Manor supports local Humane Society with cupcake sale

February 12, 2014

Two Riverview Manor staff members are leading a fundraising effort starting today to support the Peterborough Humane Society.
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Spirit of Winter Olympics comes to Maplewood

Residents competing in their own version of Winter Olympics this week

February 11, 2014


The spirit of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics has touched down at Maplewood, where residents and staff members at the Brighton long-term care home celebrated with their own opening ceremonies which included a torch relay.
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Expert uses interactive exercises to engage palliative-care network

Dr. Brian Nichols emphasizes self care

February 10, 2014

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. - Psychotherapist Dr. Brian Nichols recently provided a group of local caregivers — including several staff members from OMNI Health Care long-term care homes — with a series of interactive exercises to help them evaluate their work and encourage them to always make time for themselves.
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Expert uses interactive exercises to engage palliative-care network

February 7, 2014

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. - Psychotherapist Dr. Brian Nichols provided a group of local caregivers — including several staff members from OMNI Health Care long-term care homes — with a series of interactive exercises to help evaluate their work and encourage them to always make time for themselves.
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Resident-to-resident relations can create grey areas

But residents' rights must be central in decision-making, says DOC

February 6, 2014

When a long-term care home resident expresses romantic interest in another resident, it sometimes creates a grey area. What’s important, says Lesley Dale, is that residents’ rights are top of mind for home staff and family members.
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