Nursing Homes Fill the Skills Gap Left By Training Shortfalls, Accelerated Programs

While clinical leaders in skilled nursing facilities welcome new hires to their staff, many are seeing an influx of nurses with less real-world experience. Nurses fresh out of school were unable to complete their on-site clinicals due to Covid, leaving students to learn as best they could in online skills labs and other solitary training, … Read more

Skilled nursing, assisted living facilities showcase family, community ties

[SPONSORED CONTENT: This story was written by Robin DeMonia of Direct Communications for Sylacauga Health and Rehab] Sylacauga, Ala. – With Father’s Day only weeks away, Valerie Scoggins sat beside Ray Stephenson at his assisted living apartment at Sylacauga Health and Rehab Services, and helped him share stories accumulated over 93 years. Those stories brought … Read more

Kilcoole Lodge Nursing Home residents’ art put on display in local library

A new exhibition of art by the residents of Kilcoole Lodge Nursing Home is on display in Greystones Library. Art and Creativity at any Age ‘is an initiative of the residents of the nursing home and features a selection of their art. Over the month of May, the residents enjoyed the Bealtaine Festival, which is … Read more