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The Importance of Therapy

by Tonya Bowers
Therapy Manager
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center
Physical Therapy enhances the primary health of individuals and to help promote quality of life.

Physical therapy (PT) is very important for many different aspects. PT focuses on address debility with general strengthening , improving endurance,  facilitates appropriate gait and addresses balance deficits among many other things.  […]

Abbyshire Place Central Supply

Abbyshire Place Central Supply
by Connie Kingery
Central Supply
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing & Rehab
What is Central Supply

As the elderly population grows, nursing homes are in need of more personnel to ensure they operate efficiently. This increase includes Central Supply clerks. Central Supply staff are responsible for keeping supplies and equipment in stock and complying with government ordering […]

Understanding Medicaid Eligibility

Understanding Medicaid Eligibility
by Dave Bevan
Business Office Coordinator
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing & rehab
What You Need To Know
When in need of long term care placement in a skilled nursing facility it is important to understand that though an individual may not be Medicaid eligible while living in the community, the income eligibility limits are higher when an […]

Preventing Transfer Trauma

Preventing Transfer Trauma
Jenna Haft, LSW
Social Services Director
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing and Rehab
When someone is transferred from his or her home or hospital to a nursing home, whether for a long or indefinite stay, or for a short rehabilitative stay, the transition, for most people, is stressful. Due to an individual’s physical and/or mental decline, the […]

Just a Few Words on Nutrition

Just a Few Words on Nutrition
Terri Jones
Dietary Manager
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing & Rehab
It is important to eat foods that are nutrient dense. Maintaining nutritional homeostasis may be challenging, especially in the elderly. Immobility, either in bed or in a chair, contributes to negative nitrogen balance. Increased protein demands are associated with the requirements for healing […]

What to Ask When Choosing a Skilled Nursing Facility

By Rachel Harvey
Admissions Director
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing & Rehab
When touring a facility, you may wonder what the most important questions are to ask.  This short list highlights some important questions to ask any facility when touring and answers about what our facility has to offer.

What is your star rating- Abbyshire Place is a 4 star […]

The Role of the Activities Department

By Clarrisa Gardner
Activities Director
Abbyshire Skilled Nursing and Rehab
Do you remember the first day of kindergarten? If you do, you remember how scary it was going to a new place and knowing no one. Initially, this can be the same situation for new residents coming into our facility.

One of our jobs in the Activities Department is […]

Hiring Maintenance Assistant

Maintenance Assistant

 We are currently looking for an experience Maintenance Assistant to join our team in Bidwell, Ohio.

The Maintenance Assistant is responsible for the upkeep of the facility, including the actual building, building systems and grounds as well as light maintenance including plumbing and painting.

At Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center we offer the finest […]

Antibiotic Stewardship Program

By Amber Frum RN-C, BSN
Director of Nursing
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing & Rehab
We are pleased to announce that Abbyshire Place Nursing & Rehab has initiated our Antibiotic Stewardship program.  This program is a collaborative approach involving our nursing staff; residents and families; Medical Director, Dr. Toothman;  and our consultant pharmacist, Rita Kessler.  Antibiotic Stewardship […]

Admissions Process

The Admissions Process
By Rachel Harvey
Director of Admissions
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center

When inquiring about transitioning to long term living or short term rehab, there are many questions that will arise. We here at Abbyshire Place understand the concerns of our residents and their families. It is our goal to guide you […]