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National Nursing Home Week, May 9-13, Celebrated at the Sweet Home

 

May 11, 2022

RN Joni Myhre, Bonnie Russell, RN Lorrie Hockett, Helen Stephens and Certified Nurses Assistant Tina Stiffarm enjoy time together at the Nurses Station.

National Nursing Home Week was created by the American Health Care Association (AHCA) back in 1967. The thought behind the week was to recognize 'the essential role of skilled nursing care centers in caring for America's elderly and disabled' according to the AHCA/National Center for Assisted Living website, ahcancal.org. It was also determined that the week-long celebration would begin on Mother's Day and continue through the following Saturday.​

Recently the name has been changed to National Skilled Nursing Care Week® (NSNCW). The AHCA announced this years theme to be, "Creating and...



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