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Why Activities are Important in a Long-Term Care Facility

Why Activities are Important in a Long-Term Care Facility

Rachael Ray
Activity Director
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing & Rehab

During these times, Activities are a very important part of the day. We need to keep the residents active and occupied, not only for their mental well-being but their physical well-being. Studies show that having stimulating activities help with depression.

Our […]

Covid 19 and Physical Therapy

Covid 19 and Physical Therapy
Tonya Bowers
Therapy Director
Abbyshire Place skilled Nursing & Rehab

Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) is an illness caused by infection (severe acute respiratory syndrome, which was first identified in a December 2019 outbreak in the city of Wuhan, China, before quickly spreading to several countries across the world.

The virus affects humans and a variety of […]

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 […]

Post COVID-19 Effects

Many experience shortness of breath, fatigue after Covid-19

People are experiencing post Covid-19 symptoms which include severe fatigue, shortness of breath, racing heart rates and digestive issues. And doctors are trying to figure out why. Andrea Day joins Shepard Smith to report.
Source: CNBC

As Valentine’s Day Approaches

February 5, 2021

Dear Families, Friends and Staff Members

February and Valentine’s Day are about love.  As Valentine’s Day approaches, Abbyshire Place would like to make it easy for our community, family, and friends to send our residents and your loved ones a special message to let them know someone is thinking about them on this holiday.

We […]

Medicaid for the Nursing Home Long-Term Care Resident

Medicaid for the Nursing Home Long-Term Care Resident
Glenna Darst
Business Office Coordinator
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center
Medicaid is a joint funded health care program of State and Federal government for individuals who have limited income and assets that will pay for Nursing Home long-term care cost.  Medicaid is administered by the State which shares the […]

COVID-19 Vaccinations

Abbyshire Place is pleased to announce our enrollment in the Long Term Care Pharmacy Partnership Program through the CDC.  This program will provide safe COVID-19 vaccinations for our residents and staff.  The CDC has recommended Healthcare workers and long term care residents as the highest level of priority for the first distribution of the vaccine.  […]

Be Santa for a Senior

Be Santa for a Senior

For some nursing home residents the holiday season can be especially difficult. Those without family most likely will receive no gifts, cards, phone calls or visits. By becoming Santa for a Senior you can bring some holiday cheer and brighten a resident’s Christmas. Sign up or learn more by calling Rachel […]

Mini Mixed Berry Bread Pudding for the Holidays

Mini Mixed Berry Bread Pudding for the Holidays
Ingredients

4 cups cubed whole grain bread
2 cups mixed berries
4 large eggs
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
½ cup milk of choice
½ tablespoon pure vanilla extract
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ cup chopped walnuts or pecans
2 tablespoons maple syrup

Instructions

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Coat 8 souffle cups or ramekins with cooking spray. […]

Admissions and the Pandemic

Admissions and the Pandemic
Angie R. Sprouse CL, RN, BSN
Clinical Nurse Liaison
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing & Rehab
Admitting a loved one for short term rehab or for long term care can be a difficult decision for any family during normal circumstances.  During a pandemic as we are in today, the decision can feel devastating.  With proper planning […]