OMNI Health Care Celebrates Second Consecutive Top 100 Employer Award

Leading Long-Term Care Provider Celebrates Second Consecutive Top 100 Employer Award

October 21, 2010, Vancouver, B.C. – Abacus Private Equity is pleased to announce that OMNI Health Care has once again been named one of the best employers in Canada according to Mediacorp Canada’s prestigious “Canada’s Top 100 Employers 2011″ competition.

OMNI Health Care is a wholly owned subsidiary of Abacus Private Equity, which provides it with strategic direction and leadership.

“We’ve seen a change this year in the programs and benefits offered by the winning employers,” says Richard Yerema, Managing Editor of the Canada’s Top 100 Employers project. “Stability and continuity in workplace programs have become the dominant values, with the flashy extras taking a back-seat to traditional benefits that make a real difference in the lives of working Canadians.” The result is a remarkable list of employers that are leading the nation in this transformation.

“It is an honour to be named once again as Canada’s top employers”, said OMNI President and Chief Executive Officer Patrick McCarthy. “We share this award with our 1,700 staff members and sincerely thank them for their commitment to providing excellent and compassionate long-term care to our residents.”

Canada’s Top 100 Employers recognizes leading organizations providing exceptional places to work by incorporating best practices in employment benefits, working conditions, training and skills development programs, and other human resource benefits.

This is the second consecutive year OMNI has been distinguished as a Top 100 Employer. The recognition is a testament to the continuous efforts the long-term care provider incorporates into its mission, vision and values.

“Having OMNI Health Care recognized as the employer of choice in Ontario’s long-term care sector for the second year running is a tremendous achievement. We’ll continue to collaborate with OMNI management to advance innovative and industry leading employee programs. Most importantly, we are incredibly grateful for our amazing staff members that go above and beyond each and every day. Thank you”, said Cooper Seeman, Managing Director of Abacus Private Equity.

Now in its 11th year, the annual Top 100 competition receives national media attention. The recruitment histories of more than 75,000 employers across Canada were reviewed and 24,000 were invited to apply. Participants completed an extensive application process with a detailed review of operations and HR practices.

About OMNI Health Care:

Established in 1975, OMNI Health Care is one of the largest operators of Long-Term Care Homes in Ontario, with 17 long-term care homes across Ontario providing care to more than 1,400 residents and employing 1,700 staff members. To learn more about the company visit OmniQualityLiving.ca

About Abacus Private Equity:

Abacus is an independent investment firm which has been successfully acquiring Canadian and international businesses for over a decade. With offices in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, and Montreal, Abacus employs a cross-functional team of over 40 people to assist with the evaluation and completion of its acquisitions.

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