National Skilled Nursing Home Week May 13-19 2018

This entire week, May 13-19, 2018 is National Skilled Nursing Home Week. It was formerly known as National Nursing Home Week.

This years 2018 theme is “Celebrating Life’s Stories”.

This acknowledgement and praise for the skilled nursing fraternity was established by the American Health Care Association (AHCA) in 1967 and always begins on Mother’s Day. National Nursing Home Week, provides an opportunity to recognize the role of skilled nursing care centers in caring for America’s seniors and individuals with disabilities.

The 2018 theme announced by AHCA, “Celebrating Life’s Stories”, serves as a tribute to life’s most significant events, relationships and experiences that shape the unique perspectives of residents, families, staff, and volunteers in long term and post-acute care facilities.


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Skilled Nursing: Memory Care Program

Putnam Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is staffed by highly skilled nurses that are smart, energetic, sympathetic, and devoted to their patients. The ultimate in skilled nursing 24/7.

For example, Putnam’s Memory Care Program provides an exceptional setting and a unique experience for your loved one who is living with Alzheimer’s disease and/or other forms of dementia.

The secured memory care unit provides a beautiful and unique setting and promotes safety and independence. Skilled nurses with special training work hard to incorporate the latest techniques in a warm yet structured environment. Design enhancements to the memory care unit include secured entrances and exits, visual cues, and individual care plans.

Putnam is located in scenic Brewster, New York.

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