National Nursing Home Week

As you may know, this week is National Nursing Home Week. This is OUR week to shine! Every skilled nursing care center embodies a unique and vibrant spirit and community for residents, volunteers and staff alike. Acts of kindness, generosity and compassion from proud veterans, immigrants, and hardworking people of different faiths fill the walls of each center. The theme this year for nursing home week is “The Spirit of America.” This theme underscores the bond between staff, volunteers, and residents that capture the American spirit. Yesterday was our largest celebration of the week; our carnival! We had a live band, food, drinks, lots of fun games, local assisted living residents, seniors,

HAPPY NURSE’S WEEK

This week is Nurse’s Week. It’s a very important week for our facility because of the important role nurses play here at Mitchell-Hollingsworth. Nurses are the caregivers, communicators, patient/resident advocates, and decision makers. They are the hand-holders, the calming voice, the familiar face, and the bedside best friend. To many of our residents, nurses are guardian angels. The nursing profession can be physically exhausting and emotionally draining. It is a demanding profession filled with very little thank yous. Let’s lift our nurses up this week and thank them for the pivotal role they play in the healing process. Let’s thank them for their passion and for their compassion. Thank t

World Hand Hygiene Day

This Friday is World Hand Hygiene Day! What better time to educate on the importance of hand washing and reducing antibiotic resistance. Hand hygiene is a great way to prevent infections. It is the first line of defense against the spread of many illnesses ranging from the common cold to more serious infections such as meningitis, the flu, and most types of infectious diarrhea. It’s such an easy way to help prevent infection, yet many still do not wash their hands. While it’s extremely important for healthcare workers to maintain good hand hygiene, it’s also important for the patients in hospitals and you at home. Most germs that cause serious infections are spread by people’s actions. Keepi

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