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Governor Ivey Proclaims National Skilled Nursing Care Week in Alabama

MONTGOMERY – Alabama is joining other states to recognize nursing home residents and staff for their contributions to the community during National Skilled Nursing Care Week. Governor Kay Ivey issued a proclamation designating May 13-19 as National Skilled Nursing Care Week in Alabama. […]

By | 2018-05-16T14:12:05+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Several Nursing Homes Maintain Quality Goal, More Achieve the Standard

It’s one thing to achieve excellence. It’s another thing to sustain it over a long period of time. Sustaining excellence is exactly what many Alabama nursing homes are doing as part of the National Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative. […]

By | 2018-04-04T08:19:06+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Inspired to Help Others: Celebrating Long-Term Care Administrator’s Week

While he was in college, Brandon Upshaw’s great-grandmother became ill and needed to live in a nursing home. It was a difficult time for him and his mother and grandmother. This inspired Brandon to want to help families who need answers and support when choosing a skilled nursing care center for their loved one. [...]

By | 2018-03-21T09:03:25+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Senior support propels Ramsay basketball team, but not in the way you think

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr., Alabama NewsCenter Brooke Kyle plays forward and center on the Ramsay girls basketball team. Thursday, the junior was making the call, not for a play on the basketball court but calling the numbers in a bingo game for senior residents at neighboring South Health and Rehabilitation. [...]

By | 2018-03-20T14:08:20+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Social Workers Adapt to Meet the Unique Needs of Nursing Home Residents

March is National Social Work Month. To highlight the important role of social workers in long-term and post-acute care, ANHA interviewed Lynn Smith, LBSW, Social Services at Talladega Health & Rehab. In our conversation, Smith described different ways a social worker can serve the various types of individuals who live in nursing homes. […]

By | 2018-03-13T15:44:25+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments