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Best Practice: All Work and More Play

All work and no play is something you’ll never hear that at Cullman Health & Rehab Center. In fact, this nursing home encourages its employees to laugh, have fun and play games. […]

By |February 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Best Practice: Dental Care for Nursing Home Residents

Dental care is much more than keeping your teeth shiny and bright. Proper oral hygiene, healthy gums and strong teeth are directly related to a nursing home resident’s ability to fight infection and maintain proper nutrition and weight. […]

By |February 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Best Practice: Change Ahead – Activities Re-Enhanced

Simple and inexpensive changes helped Albertville Nursing Home & Rehab Select triple resident participation in activities in only nine months. That tremendous success is why the nursing home is a presenter for Alabama’s Best Practices 2017 with “Change Ahead: Activities Re-Enhanced.” […]

By |February 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

VIDEO: Rev. George Jackson, 90-Year-Old Nursing Home Administrator

Rev. George Jackson has served as Administrator for Heritage Health Care & Rehab in Tuscaloosa for decades. At 90 years of age, he is the oldest active nursing home administrator in Alabama. We followed Rev. Jackson around […]

By |February 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

8 Nursing Homes to be Recognized for Innovative Care Practices

Eight Alabama nursing homes will be honored for developing innovative approaches to long term care. The recognition will take place at Alabama’s Best Practices February 13 in Birmingham. […]

By |January 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Op-ed: Make Care Conversations Part of Your 2017 Goals

By: Frank Brown, Chairman, Alabama Nursing Home Association Across the country, the elderly population is growing. Here in Alabama, the number of residents age 85 and older is projected to grow by over 60% from 2007 to 2030, according to the AARP. […]

By |January 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Rehab Center Opens in Dothan

Wesley Place on Honeysuckle, formerly known as Wesley Manor, has officially opened The Rehab Inn, a newly constructed rehabilitation center for senior adults. […]

By |January 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

National Nursing Home Week 2017 Theme Announced

Across our nation, skilled nursing care centers create a unique spirit and community for residents and staff alike. […]

By |January 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Q & A with 2017 Activity & Social Service Auxiliary President Kim Allred

Kim Allred was elected as 2017 President of the Alabama Nursing Home Association’s Activity & Social Service Auxiliary. […]

By |January 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top Stories of 2016, #1-5

You’ll quickly notice two themes when reflecting on the top 10 articles from 2016: quality and construction. Six of the most read articles on ANHA.org are related to our members achieving high quality health care outcomes for those they serve. […]

By |December 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments