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2303, 2020

COVID-19 Update March 23

March 23, 2020

Dear Families, Friends and Staff Members,

I want to update each of you on measures we are taking to help improve communication with our loved ones.  Southern Hills and Vrable Healthcare have purchased tablets to set up skype accounts dedicated to allowing family, friends and residents the ability to more freely communicate during this […]

2003, 2020

COVID-19 Update March 20

On behalf of Southern Hills and Vrable Healthcare, our concerns go out to all those impacted by COVID-19.  As always, our focus remains on the health and safety of our residents and staff.

We continue to monitor the latest information from local and state of Ohio Departments of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

1703, 2020

COVID-19 Update March 17

March 17, 2020

Dear Families, Friends and Staff Members,

As the nation and the healthcare industry continue to deal with the unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic, I want to thank everyone for their patience while we deal with this national emergency.  I especially want to thank our staff members.   Long Term Care workers are a special group.  I have […]

1303, 2020

COVID-19 Update – TRUMP DECLARES NATIONAL EMERGENCY

March 13, 2020

ATTENTION FAMILY AND VISITORS:

RE:  COVID-19 Update – TRUMP DECLARES NATIONAL EMERGENCY

Vrable Healthcare, Inc. and Southern Hills continue to work with all governmental bodies to limit the transmission of COVID-19.  President Trump recently declared a national emergency.  In his speech he called for skilled nursing facilities to suspend all visitations to nursing homes absent […]

1203, 2020

COVID-19 Update

March 12, 2020

ATTENTION FAMILY AND VISITORS:

RE:  COVID-19 Update

Vrable Healthcare, Inc. and Southern Hills are working in coordination with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”), the Ohio Department of Health (“ODH”) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) on limiting the transmission of COVID-19.

ODH recently released additional guidance on how skilled nursing […]

1103, 2019

Hiring Business Office Coordinator

BUSINESS OFFICE COORDINATOR – SOUTHERN HILLS, 19530 BAGLEY RD. MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, OH 44130.

Position Summary: The Business Office Coordinator is responsible for overall financial functions and controls within the facility business office.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Census managementManagement of private and hospice accounts receivableEnsure adherence of corporate collection policyCompletion of month end billing functionsManagement of resident trustAssist administrator […]

2502, 2019

The Younger Population in Skilled Nursing Facilities

by Theresa KalkaActivities DirectorSouthern Hills Skilled Nursing & Rehab

A younger population of residents is increasing in skilled nursing facilities, but it is not being actively acknowledged. In a study by Miami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center, one in five long-stay Medicaid residents are under the age of 65, which is higher than the national average. […]

412, 2018

Importance of Activities in a Skilled Nursing Facility

Importance of Activities in a Skilled Nursing Facility
Theresa Kalka
Activities Director
Southern Hills Nursing & Rehab Center
Most people do not realize the importance of activities in nursing homes. The purpose of the activities staff is to improve the quality of life for these residents. It helps a resident realize that they are not alone, and that there […]

412, 2018

December 2018 Activities Calendar

December 2018 Activities Calendar

412, 2018

Improving Dialysis

Improving Dialysis
Dialysis, prescribed by nephrologists, removes toxins as well as fluid from the body when the kidneys stop working.  More frequent weekly treatments have been associated with improved patient outcomes. Transportation, payment and other issues, however, have limited many nursing home residents to less frequent but longer therapy with more rapid ultrafiltration (fluid removal).

Major fluid […]