National Nursing Home Week Day 4: Celebrating Caregivers

Caregivers are all around us. Some are out in the open to see while others work silently in the background. Whether one is caring for an elder in our home, their child, a family member at home, or simply serving others, caregiving is a task that many participate in. On Thursday, it was only natural that as a skilled nursing facility we honor the life stories of caregivers and open our home up to all caregivers. To do this, our home hosted a Dash and Dine where members of the community, our elders, families, and stakeholders were served a lunch to-go. With so little time for themselves, caregivers were given the opportunity to come by, grab a hamburger or hot dog grilled by our team, and return to the job they hold close to their heart.

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Elders Plant Trees for National Arbor Day

Elders at Morgantown Care & Rehab spent the morning planting two trees at their home. Each elder who came to this activity got their hands dirty. They even named their trees! They have planted “April” the maple and “Cedric” the cedar.

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New Technology Empowers Patients

MensHealth

VirtueSense Balance provides evidence based standardized testing to perform root cause analysis for falls. VSTBalance objectively identifies balance, gait and functional deficits of residents upon admission or outpatient (where applicable), sets targets based on population normative data, and tracks and measures outcomes. Please contact the Rehab Services Manager at Morgantown Care and Rehabilitation for more information!

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