summer

Getting ready for summer

Charles Gross, Director of Environmental Services, has been hard at work at Hyden Health and Rehabilitation Center. Finally getting some sunny days and able to do some trimming, planting, and preparing the grounds for summer. Thank Charles.

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Heroes work here

Thank you Amy Melton Couch for the ‘Heroes Work Here’ sign that is hanging up at Hyden Health and Rehabilitation Center. It was a nice surprise for all staff to see and it means so much to them. The employees have worked so hard and have been dedicated to following guidelines to protect the residents.

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Hyden car parade

Hyden Health and Rehabilitation Center is extremely thankful to everyone that took the time out of their day to be part of the car parade for the residents. The parade ended their fun filled week of celebration for National Skilled Nursing Week. It was great to see resident’s family members as part of this procession.…

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Fiesta time

To celebrate day 3 of Skilled Nursing Care week, Hyden Health and Rehabilitation Center threw a Fiesta for staff and residents. The day started with RC Racing and later on everyone enjoyed a delicious Taco bar. Thank you to Eagles Landing for the wonderful spread of scrumptious food and Carrie Adams for the amazing cupcakes.

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Beach days

On day 2 of Nursing Home Week, the ladies decorated the area for a beach theme with grass skirts, lays, and yummy drinks. Residents got to enjoy shaved ice, cupcakes, and bingo.

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PLAY BALL!

Karen Honeycutt, Activities Director, and Heather Smith, Director of Social Services, hit a home-run with their concession cart for the days Baseball Theme. Lots of hot dogs, peanuts, cracker jacks, and baseball cupcakes. Staff appreciates you all making day one of Skilled Nursing Care Week extra special.

Skilled Nursing Care

Happy Skilled Nursing Care Week

National Skilled Nursing Care Week begins Monday, May 11th and lasts until May 15th. A big thank you to Connie Baker for bringing delicious cookies to all of the nurses to kick off this amazing week. Also, thank you to all the nurses who dedicate their lives to helping others.

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Happy Nurses Week

Hyden Health and Rehabilitaiton Center wants to wish all of their nursing staff a very happy Nurses Week (May 6 – May 12). Your hard work and dedication towards the residents are to be commended and admired. Thank you for all you do for the facility.

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Thank you

Thank you so much Vicki Viars Wooton for the message on Hyden Health and Rehabilitation Center’s fence. Residents and staff love their healthcare workers for everything they do.

communicating dementia: A teenage girl, her mother and grandmother looking at old photographs at home. Family and generations concept.

Communicating with older adults who won’t listen

When communicating with someone, it can be frustrating and difficult when the aging parent/adult won’t listen or accept what is being told to them. Some adults are use to running their own business or household, but are now being told certain things they don’t agree with or comprehend. It’s dealing with those moments that can…