News & Events

810, 2018

Improving Interactions with Dementia Patients

Theresa Kalka
Activities Director
Southern Hills Nursing & Rehab Center
Improving Interactions with Dementia Patients
Communicating with someone struggling with dementia can be quite challenging. This is not only frustrating for the visitor, caregiver, or worker, but also the dementia patient.  Dementia is not a specific disease, but a disorder that causes a loss of cognitive functions such as […]

510, 2018

Employee Banquet

Take a look at the Southern Hills Annual Staff Banquet. Thank you all for your hard work and dedication. We truly appreciate the care and compassion you give our residents and their families.

110, 2018

Delay the Disease Classes

Hannah Steigerwalt
Therapy Manager
Southern Hills Skilled Nursing & Rehab
Delay the Disease Classes
Wednesday’s were not just any normal day here at Southern Hills Nursing and Rehab Center, Wednesday was our Delay the Disease day. When I first started here 4 months ago, class attendance was low, with only 1-2 participants coming on good days. Many of those […]

2409, 2018

On-Site Dialysis is Coming to Southern Hills

Dialyze Direct will soon be providing staff assisted home hemodialysis treatments inside Southern Hills Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center. Using the most advanced NxStage equipment, the treatments are tailored to help patients get the most out of their time at the facility. Research shows that […]

1809, 2018

August 2018 Employee of the Month

Employee Name: Monica Whitmer

Position: LPN

Reason they won EOM: Monica is a wonderful asset to our team here at Southern Hills. She is always willing to help and is excellent at what she does.

608, 2018

Scams, Don’t Be Taken

Corey J. Ohalek
Associate General Counsel
Vrable Healthcare, Inc.
Don’t Be Taken By Scams
As technology continues to evolve at breakneck speeds, so do the criminals who want to scam the elderly out of their hard earned money. Criminals continue to prey on unsuspecting seniors by various means including exploiting a person’s emotions. “The con man’s first and really […]

1607, 2018

What is DME (Durable Medical Equipment)?

Tanisha Y. Winslow, CPht
Central Supply Manager
Southern Hills Nursing and Rehab
What is DME (Durable Medical Equipment)?
DME, or Durable Medical Equipment, is a reusable item ordered or prescribed by a physician to a person with an illness, disability or injury.  These items serve a medical purpose and can stand repeated use.  They can be used in the […]

207, 2018

Waiver Services- Aging in the Community

Ambra Payne
Director of Social Services
Southern Hills Skilled Nursing & Rehab
Waiver Services- Aging in the Community
Medicaid is the major public payer of long-term services and supports for millions of low-income Americans. When Medicaid was first enacted, payment for long-term services was made solely to institutions such as nursing homes. In the following decades, people with disabilities […]

2506, 2018

Volunteers Make a Difference

Regina Dessausure
Activities Director
Southern Hills Skilled Nursing & Rehab
Volunteers Make a Difference
Did you know volunteering Helps? Children watch everything you do. By giving back to the community, you show them firsthand how volunteering makes a difference and how good it feels to help others. It’s also a valuable way for you to get to know organizations […]

904, 2018

Pierogi Casserole

From the kitchen of Southern Hills
Pierogi Casserole

What you will need…
1 box lasagna noodles
Cheddar cheese (16oz package)
Bacon (12 oz package)
Onions 2 medium sized
Butter 1 stick plus ¼ stick for onions
Potatoes 10-12 pending size
Sour cream
9 by 13 pan (glass casserole dish preferred)

1. Cook noodles until al dente. Set aside.
2. Cook bacon. Chop up when cooled enough. Set […]