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News & Events

2010, 2020

Understanding Medicare

Understanding Medicare
Glenna Darst
Business Office Coordinator
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center
Medicare is a key program for millions of seniors and disabled Americans but many do not understand how these programs work.  Medicare is a complex program but there are key things you should know.

Medicare provides individual coverage and will not cover your spouse or any […]

210, 2020

Why Do I Need A Flu Vaccine Shot?

Why Do I Need A Flu Vaccine Shot?
Michelle Gilmore, RN
Director of Nursing
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing & Rehab
Influenza (aka “the flu”) is an infectious illness that can spread from person to person.  Transmission of influenza can occur via saliva, nasal secretions, feces, and blood.  These exposures can be from direct contact from an infected person or […]

2909, 2020

Flu Season is Here

Flu season is here!  Abbyshire Place is now offering flu vaccinations to our staff and residents.

Flu season typically starts in October each year and peaks between December and February.  No year is a good year to get the flu, but this year is especially bad due to the Covid19 Pandemic. If you can avoid the […]

2905, 2020

COVID-19 Update May 29, 2020

May 29, 2020

Dear Families, Friends and Staff Members,

Governor DeWine announced during his regular press briefing Tuesday afternoon that he is creating the Congregate Care Unified Response Team, which will start aggressive COVID-19 testing in all Ohio nursing homes.

All staff members in nursing homes will be tested.  Based on subsequent information received from the Ohio Department […]

1505, 2020

COVID-19 Update May 15, 2020

May 15, 2020

Dear Families, Friends and Staff Members,

Governor DeWine announced this week that massage therapy, acupuncture, cosmetic therapy and tattoo parlors will be re-opening. Beginning Thursday, May 21st, campgrounds in Ohio will be permitted to reopen followed by gyms, fitness centers and non-contact sports leagues on May 26th. Public pools which can meet required safety […]

805, 2020

COVID-19 Update May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020

Dear Families, Friends and Staff Members,

Governor DeWine announced additional business openings today.  Social distancing will remain; barriers will appear in stores to assist with this, but we still must remain vigilant in keeping each other safe.  We don’t know exactly what it will look like, but we know life won’t look the same.

So […]

105, 2020

COVID-19 Update May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020

Dear Families, Friends and Staff Members,

Governor DeWine announced there is no plan to reopen nursing homes for visitors at Skilled Nursing Facilities, as part of the Responsible Restart Ohio Plan, beginning May 1.

I know we are all excited and anxious to see our loved ones after being apart for so long, but bear […]

2404, 2020

COVID-19 Update April 24

April 24, 2020

Dear Families, Friends and Staff Members,

I want to generally update you as to the status of our facility.  We are doing our best to limit any fear of the unknown.  Please keep in mind, specific patient information cannot be shared in a public setting like this.  If in doubt or concerned for your […]

2204, 2020

COVID-19 Update April 22

April 22, 2020

To our families and friends,

Social distancing to help control the COVID-19 outbreak has affected all of us in many ways. While it’s the best thing we can do for our loved ones, we understand this is particularly hard for families of the people we serve.  Healthcare around the country is taking on a […]

704, 2020

COVID-19 Update April 7

April 7, 2020

Dear Families, Friends and Staff Members,

We hope this message finds everyone doing well, staying safe, and remaining in good health and spirits.  Everyone’s cooperation and embrace during this crisis has been exceptional.

We are asking for families to refrain from bringing in items to their loved ones. It is difficult, but another way that […]