A picture (or a sign) says a thousand words

Jackie Vance
Jackie Vance

We always have signs posted in our facilities, right? We have lovely signs welcoming visitors, and we have signs bragging about how awesome our facility is.

We publicize awards we win, and we post signs if we are a “5-star” facility, well, just about everywhere. During Flu season, we warn everyone with signs of a cold or the flu to please not visit or to wear a surgical mask.

But yesterday, I was in Texas driving around and asked the person driving to stop so I could take a picture of what I saw posted outside of a nursing home:

All I can say is, “Only in Texas!”

So what is the wildest sign you've ever seen or posted in a facility? Please share in the comment area below. I can't wait to see what you've got!

Just keeping it real (strange),

Nurse Jackie

The Real Nurse Jackie is written by Jacqueline Vance, RNC, CDONA/LTC, a 2012 APEX Award of Excellence winner for Blog Writing. Vance is a real life long-term care nurse. A nationally respected nurse educator and past national LTC Nurse Administrator of the Year, she also is an accomplished stand-up comedienne. She has not starred in her own national television series — yet. The opinions supplied here are her own and do not necessarily reflect those of her employer or her professional affiliates.
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The Real Nurse Jackie is written by Jacqueline Vance, RNC, CDONA/LTC, a 2012 APEX Award of Excellence winner for Blog Writing. Vance is a real life long-term care nurse. A nationally respected nurse educator and past national LTC Nurse Administrator of the Year, she also is an accomplished stand-up comedienne. The opinions supplied here are her own and do not necessarily reflect those of her employer or her professional affiliates.

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