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1101, 2022

Communication Is Key

Communication Is Key
Hannah Speckhart
Therapy Director
Sothern Hills Skilled Nursing & Rehab
Communication is the strongest tool in which a healthcare provider must rely on in order to complete their job successfully. With an influx of diversity among patients in the healthcare system it is important to establish clear lines of communication with those who may not speak […]

401, 2022

Abiding by a Resident’s Wishes

Abiding by a Resident’s Wishes
Jessica Luckett
Social Services and Business Office
Southern Hills Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center
When residents have a decline in their health, residents and families may disagree on how to proceed in their care. A resident might not want to continue with care and would prefer to be a DNR (do not resituate) and […]

2812, 2021

Healthy Eating During the Holidays

Healthy Eating During the Holidays
Krista Laich
Dietary Manager
Southern Hills Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center

In the words of Andy Williams, it’s the most wonderful time of the year! Tis’ the season for celebrating and with any celebration comes food – and lots of it. While celebrations may have looked a little different than in years prior due […]

2112, 2021

Insurance in a Skilled Nursing Environment

Insurance in a Skilled Nursing Environment

Jessica Luckett
Social Services and Business Office
Southern Hills Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center
Coming into a facility can be very stressful. A new diagnosis could have landed a person into a facility and that is frightening in its own self. Being a person’s first time in a facility can also be scary […]

1412, 2021

COVID-19 Impact on Nursing Home Admissions

COVID-19 Impact on Nursing Home Admissions
Maddie Nickels
Marketing Director & Clinical Liaison
Southern Hills Skilled Nursing & Rehab
For many years, Americans relied on nursing homes and long-term facilities to provide care for our frail and elderly population. When compared to other countries, the United States holds the highest population of nursing home residents. Known for treating a […]

712, 2021

December 2021 Activity Calendar

December 2021 Activity Calendar

712, 2021

Navigating the COVID-19 Staffing Crisis in Long-Term Care Facilities

Navigating the COVID-19 Staffing Crisis in Long-Term Care Facilities
Tami Hammer, RN
Director of Nursing
Southern Hills Skilled Nursing & Rehab
As a result of the ongoing COVID pandemic, staffing shortages in long-term care facilities across the country have quickly converted from a once manageable problem into a crisis. For many years, long-term care facilities and assisted living communities […]

1502, 2021

Post COVID-19 Effects

Many experience shortness of breath, fatigue after Covid-19

People are experiencing post Covid-19 symptoms which include severe fatigue, shortness of breath, racing heart rates and digestive issues. And doctors are trying to figure out why. Andrea Day joins Shepard Smith to report.
Source: CNBC

502, 2021

As Valentine’s Day Approaches

February 5, 2021

Dear Families, Friends and Staff Members

February and Valentine’s Day are about love.  As Valentine’s Day approaches, Southern Hills would like to make it easy for our community, family, and friends to send our residents and your loved ones a special message to let them know someone is thinking about them on this holiday.

We […]

3012, 2020

Maintain And Regain Your Strength Exercises

At Home Exercises To Maintain And Regain Your Strength During The Pandemic
The rise of coronavirus brought many in-person interactions to a screeching halt back in late March.  For some, this meant that they would no longer have the same ability to meet with their physician or healthcare provider face-to-face for essential appointments and routine check-ups.

Over […]