News & Events

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
Milk
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 […]

204, 2018

New Medicare Cards to Debut in April 2018

New Medicare Cards to Debut in April 2018
by Corey Ohalek
Associate General Counsel
Vrable Healthcare, Inc.
As the technology world expands, so does the risk of fraud and identify theft. In order to combat “fraud, fight identity theft, and keep taxpayer dollars safe,” the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will be issuing new Medicare cards to […]

2803, 2018

Caregiver Burnout

by Diane Graham
Administrator
Southern Hills Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center
Caregiver burnout is a state of physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion that may be accompanied by a  change in attitude from positive and caring to negative and unconcerned.  Burnout can occur when caregiver’s don’t get the help hey need, or if they try to do more than […]

2703, 2018

$2000 Hiring Bonus – RN Director of Nursing

Apply Before April 30, 2018.

Director of Nursing

We are currently looking for experienced Director of Nursing to join our team at Southern Hills, located at 19530 Bagley Road. Middleburg Heights, OH 44130.

At Southern Hills Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center we offer the finest in skilled, rehabilitative, Alzheimer’s, and long term nursing care as well as outpatient […]

1903, 2018

To Improve Everyday Function Social Activities

To Improve Everyday Function Social Activities
by Regina Dessausure
Activity Director
Southern Hills Nursing and Rehabilitation
There are 1,440 minutes in a day. If you subtract the time you spend working, commuting, eating, care giving, and sleeping, and you are left with several hundred minutes to engage in other activities.

When activity directors provide tools that empower residents to engage on […]

1203, 2018

Vitalstim Therapy

Vitalstim Therapy
by Cori Crittle
Therapy Manager
Southern Hills Skilled Nurinsg & Rehab
Treating Dysphagia
Dysphagia is defined as difficulty swallowing and affects nearly 15 million adults in the United States.  Dysphagia can be extremely morbid, and complications include aspiration pneumonia, malnutrition, dehydration, pulmonary fibrosis, and death. Managing dysphagia as soon as it is detected is essential in treating these […]