Lawson State Community College students helped Oak Trace Care & Rehab Center implement “Music & Memory” for nursing home residents. Pictured seated: Oak Trace resident Arnold Mushatt. Standing from left to right: Oak Trace resident Clarence Todd; Lawson State students Renee Burrough, Jalia Wilkins and Brenda Hardy; Oak Trace Administrator Trina Vines; Oak Trace Resident Leonard Hinton; Lawson State students Chrystal Thompson, Tiaira Trammel and Sunkeissa Cantrell.

Lawson State Community College students helped Oak Trace Care & Rehab Center implement “Music & Memory” for nursing home residents. Pictured seated: Oak Trace resident Arnold Mushatt. Standing from left to right: Oak Trace resident Clarence Todd; Lawson State students Renee Burrough, Jalia Wilkins and Brenda Hardy; Oak Trace Administrator Trina Vines; Oak Trace Resident Leonard Hinton; Lawson State students Chrystal Thompson, Tiaira Trammel and Sunkeissa Cantrell.

Several hundred nursing home caregivers from across Alabama gathered in Birmingham for Alabama’s Best Practices 2014.

The event featured presentations from eight nursing homes.

Fifty-six employees were honored for a combined 687 years of service in long term care.

Here’s a photo gallery from the fun and educational day.

Click here for more information about Alabama’s Best Practices.