A dozen Alabama Nursing Home Association members received the 2014-2015 Excellence in Action award from My InnerView by National Research Corporation. […]
More than 400 nursing home employees and residents from across attended Alabama’s Best Practices 2015.
The event featured presentations from seven nursing homes, and 71 nursing homes employees were honored for a combined 1,102 years of service in long term care. […]
For most of the year Oak Trace Care & Rehab and Terrace Oaks Care & Rehab, which share a campus in Bessemer, are friendly rivals. But each October for the past five years Oak Trace and Terrace Oaks have put their rivalry aside for a good cause. […]
You might think that high school seniors and the “senior” residents of a nursing home wouldn’t have much in common. Well you would be wrong. In Auburn it’s a love of art that brings together some residents of Oak Park Nursing Home and senior art students from Lee Scott Academy for what they call “Senior to Senior.” […]
Each nursing home resident has a right to be heard and understood.
However, communication is often difficult because many resident have physical or mental disabilities that limit their ability to speak. […]
It has been said great leaders don’t get other people to follow them. They empower others to lead.
That’s the frame of reference Hanceville Nursing & Rehab Center used to develop the “We Can Do It!” program. […]
You know the meaning of the old saying “boys will be boys.” The desire boys have to develop friendships with each other doesn’t fade when they become men.
This is why a northwest Alabama nursing home created a unique club to meet the social needs for its male residents and develop a strong bond with the community. […]
These days, multiple generations of people live and work in Alabama nursing homes.
The need to bridge generation gaps and foster communication led one nursing home to put a new spin on social media. […]