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1507, 2019

Dealing with Nursing Home Guilt

Dealing with Nursing Home Guilt
Alicia Simpkins
Director of Admissions
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing & Rehab
How do you place a loved one in a nursing home when you are overcome with guilt, shame and anxiety? It is a question many families and caregivers face daily. The feeling of guilt or that you have let your parent down is […]

306, 2019

Central Supply Checkup

Central Supply Checkup
Connie Kingery
Central Supply Manager
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing & Rehab
As this time of year comes around, (open window for our yearly State Inspection), I always try to be on my toes to make sure I have a little extra of everything in the building.

These items are on my check off list:

Make sure all […]

705, 2019

Transitioning a Dementia Loved One to A Skilled Nursing Facility

Transitioning a Dementia Loved One to A Skilled Nursing Facility
Michelle Gilmore
Director of Nursing
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing & Rehab
Imagine you wake up, slightly chilled in a silent, dark room.  You don’t know where you are, how you got there, or the time of the day.  You look around the room to see only a strange button […]

804, 2019

Discharge Planning

Discharge Planning
Jenna Bigham, LSW
Social Services Director
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center
It may be a surprise to some that, upon admission to a skilled nursing facility, discharge planning begins. Some referrals are sent to the facility with the expectation that the individual are either requesting long or short term placement. Those requesting short term placement […]

2503, 2019

How Nutritional Needs Change as We Get Older

How Nutritional Needs Change as We Get Older
Terri Jones
Dietary Manager
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing & Rehab
As we age our nutritional needs change.  We need fewer calories as we reach every new decade. We move around less and have less muscle. Our metabolic rate goes down.

So the challenge while eating less overall is to eat more nutrient-rich […]

1103, 2019

Preparing for Skilled Nursing Facility Admission

Preparing for Skilled Nursing Facility Admission
by Rachel Harvey
Admissions Director
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing & Rehab
When a person, family, or loved one decides on placement in a skilled nursing facility, the right to great care and excellent support is always the number one priority. When the admissions team at Abbyshire Place is giving a tour, our goal […]

2502, 2019

Fundraising and Donations

Fundraising and Donations
Clarissa Gardner
Activity Director
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center
Fundraising and donations are a crucial part of any activities program. Every activity program needs a well-rounded fundraising program with sources of diversified sources of revenue. Activities rely on fundraising and donations to raise money for special events and outings, as well as buying new […]

2102, 2019

Hiring Director of Admissions and Marketing

Hiring Director of Admissions and Marketing
Position Summary: The Director of Admissions and Marketing is responsible for managing the facility census by developing and executing a strategic marketing plan that will generate patient referrals and admissions from the community, area hospitals, and physicians.

For questions on this position, please call the Administrator, Jeremy Long, at 740-446-7150.

Qualifications:

Minimum […]

1202, 2019

Alzheimer Disease

Alzheimer Disease
By Tonya Bowers
Therapy Director
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursign & Rehab
Alzheimer disease is an irreversible, progressive disease that effects the brain and slowly destroys a person’s memories, and their ability to perform everyday skills. This disease will affect their ability to carry out simple skills that the person may have performed on a daily bases.

Alzheimer disease […]

2801, 2019

Organize and Check Your Medications for the New Year

Organize and Check Your Medications for the New Year
Connie Kingery
Central Supply Manager
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing & Rehab
At the beginning of the New Year is a good time to check expiration dates for your OTS’s and other supplies. It is also a good time to get things in order for the new year. That may pertain […]