About 15 residents of Liberty Care and Rehabilitation in rural Casey County, Kentucky, have been busy prepping their two-year-old garden since early February, lettuce leaves and broccoli stalks already emerging from the soil by the first day of spring.
It began in 2011 with one resident's request: He wanted to visit Disney World.
For many residents living in Signature HealthCARE's Hometown facilities, vacations weren't a regular part of pre-long-term care life. There were farms and families to be taken care of, after all. But one resident's request in 2011 changed all of that.
A Florida nursing home fired one of its nursing assistants earlier this month after she used social media to call for help for the facility in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, according to local reports.
One question that has come up repeatedly over the years when I have been working with leaders that are new to the idea of culture change is, "Where do I start?"
Signature HealthCARE of Memphis was sold for $13 million at the end of September.
Each year we bring hundreds of elders together in many states to compete for top medals and trophies in a heartwarming competition.
At Signature we have been on a long term project helping leaders to learn to recognize actions that support and/or conflict the Sacred Six.
Life Care Centers of America has won the Gold Award in the McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards in the Transitions category.
Authorities have asserted that Signature HealthCARE billed Medicaid for $2 million in unapproved costs, but this was an oversimplification that presented the company in an unfair light, the large long-term care provider contends.