Flu Vaccination in the Elderly

Influenza (the flu) can be an awful experience no matter your age or general health. It has been recognized for many years that people 65 years and older are at an even greater risk of complications from the flu that can lead to hospitalization or even death. The reason for this is because healthy adults’ immune defenses become weaker with age, therefore, people 65 years and older bear the greatest burden of the disease. Because of this and the risks to the elderly, senior flu prevention is especially important. Seasonal flu is one of the most contagious illnesses. It is spread by respiratory drops through coughing and sneezing. Someone with the flu may touch something such as a door knob, t

Christmas Blessings

Merry Christmas from Mitchell-Hollingsworth and the Summit Rehab! We hope everyone has a wonderful Christmas and a blessed time with family. Don’t forget the REASON for the season! Thank you to our nurses, CNA’s, and staff for spending your Christmas with our wonderful residents. You are their families and their friends and they are thankful you are in their lives. To spread a little Christmas cheer to our nurses, we wanted to share this great “Night Before Christmas” poem written just for nurses by Scrubs Mag. "Night Before Christmas" by Scrubs Mag ‘Twas the night before Christmas and night in the ward I glanced at the names that graced the white board. The charts were all piled on the des

Resident Rights Part 2

Mitchell-Hollingsworth strives to ensure that rights as a resident of our facility are preserved. We provide our residents with a handbook on admission of the rights as a resident. We also have those rights posted in our facility. We have many questions asked when it comes to resident rights so we wanted to share a part of what is included in the handbook on admission. Last week’s blog covered the first section of our facility’s resident rights. This week is a continuation of those rights. If you have any questions at all about these, please feel free to call us at any time. As a resident, you have a right to a dignified existence, self-determination, and communication with and access to per

Resident Rights…Part 1

Mitchell-Hollingsworth strives to ensure that rights as a resident of our facility are preserved. We provide our residents with a handbook on admission of the rights as a resident. We also have those rights posted in our facility. We have many questions asked when it comes to resident rights so we wanted to share a part of what is included in the handbook on admission. As a resident, you have a right to a dignified existence, self-determination, and communication with and access to persons and services inside and outside of the facility. You have a right to be free of interference, coercion, discrimination, and reprisal from the facility in exercising your rights. In order to protect your ri

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