Nursing Home Week

As the calendar turns to Nursing Home Week, it’s time to celebrate the unsung heroes of our communities – the dedicated individuals who make life brighter and better for our elderly loved ones. From caregivers to nurses, administrators to volunteers, Nursing Home Week is a time to honor their tireless dedication and unwavering commitment to providing exceptional care.

Picture this: a week filled with laughter, music, and heartfelt appreciation, as nursing homes across the nation come alive with festivities and gratitude. But it’s not just about the celebrations; it’s about recognizing the profound impact these caregivers have on the lives they touch.

Informative Bullet Points:

Theme Days: From “Superhero Day” to “Throwback Thursday,” Nursing Home Week is packed with themed days that bring joy and excitement to residents and staff alike.
Special Events: Expect a lineup of special events, including talent shows, pet therapy sessions, and intergenerational activities that bridge the gap between young and old.
Recognition: It’s the perfect time to shine a spotlight on outstanding caregivers and volunteers who go above and beyond in their service.
Education: Workshops and seminars provide valuable insights and resources to enhance the quality of care and support for residents.
Community Involvement: Nursing Home Week also serves as an opportunity for the community to come together in support of our seniors, whether through donations, volunteer work, or simply spreading awareness.

As Nursing Home Week draws to a close, let’s carry the spirit of appreciation forward, recognizing the importance of these caregivers every day of the year. After all, in a world where kindness often feels scarce, they remind us that compassion and care are alive and thriving.

"OMG!! This nursing home is amazing especially this one worker. Her name is Michelle. When I tell you she's so great at what she does, I mean she's great. I visit my aunt quite frequently who resides on the 7th floor. Prior to her being assigned on that floor; there were a lot of unsanitary conditions especially the stench and filth. All of a sudden I notice this girl (Michelle) has been working on the floor and all of those unsanitary conditions including the stench left. I never seen a person that take so much pride and dignity in cleaning all of those rooms and the whole floor from top to bottom. This floor is like a brand new floor that I never seen. I'm going to pay her a visit the next time I see my aunt and make her an offer at my firm as a executive assistant!"

Shavez Jackson

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"The staff are very receptive to patients' needs. My brother is helpless and was transferred from the other facility across the street with a tracheostomy. Was successfully decanulatted and i thank the Respiratory team for doing an excellent job. The nursing staff and the anxillary staff as well are doing superb job. I reccomend this facility who has concers about their love ones or family membets who are not satisfied with the other facility to request for a transfer in this facility"

Elvesa Monje

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"This is a great place for rehabilitation... my father was at split rock on Baychester ave. In bronx and would go back and forth to hospital every 3 or 4 days because of carelessness with the staff... we said enough was enough when my father flatlined .WAYNE REHABILITATION has saved my fathers life. They are very good at diagnosing, rehabilitation and nutrition. Everyone there looks like they love their job. Never a problem with anyone any my father loves it there. He has recovered nicely and will be coming home soon. I highly recommend WAYNE REHABILITATION AND NURSING to everyone."

Nelson Vega

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"I had a knee replacement and went to Wayne Center through a referral from a friend. I immediately noticed the ambiance of a modern facility to be very appealing clean well lit and organized. An administrative staff visited my room and explained their role and expectations. Nurses were very attentive and especially to the elderly and always smiling. Except for breakfast the food was very good quality and taste. Rehab staff was great I enjoyed working with Rosalyn she really made me work. Only drawback in rehab was they need another machine for legs. Staff was A+ from nurses, administration and maintenance-"noticed when their was a spill on the floor they would quickly clean up".
I would definitely refer anyone who is thinking of sending their parent, grandparent or loved one."

VJC

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