Fairhaven to celebrate National Skilled Nursing Care Week

UPPER SANDUSKY [April 26, 2019] – Fairhaven Community in Upper Sandusky is excited to participate in National Skilled Nursing Care Week, which will be held May 12 – 18.

The NSNCW 2019 theme, “Live Soulfully,” will celebrate skilled nursing centers and their residents and staff by showcasing how they achieve happy minds and healthy souls. The theme fits well with United Church Homes’ mission and vision to provide care to the whole person including mind, body and spirit, which includes providing full-time chaplains at all UCH senior living communities.

Below is the calendar of events for National Skilled Nursing Care Week:

  • Sunday, May 12
    1 p.m., Worship to reflect the theme of “Live Soulfully”
  • Monday, May 13
    2 – 3:30 p.m., Opening Minds through Art exhibit
    Book swap in the Robert P. Lee Fellowship Hall
  • Tuesday, May 14
    3 p.m., Daughters of Hope dance group
    Book swap in the Robert P. Lee Fellowship Hall
  • Wednesday, May 15
    11 a.m., proclamation by Mayor Scott Washburn
    6 p.m., FFA animals to visit with residents
  • Thursday, May 16
    Blessing hands of staff
  • Friday, May 17
    Huddles in honor of Music & Memory (all staff name a song they like)

Established an as annual, week-long observance by the American Health Care Association in 1967, NSNCW, formerly known as National Nursing Home Week, provides an opportunity to recognize the role of skilled nursing care centers in caring for America’s older adults and people with disabilities.

For more information about Fairhaven, visit fairhaven.org.


About United Church Homes:  United Church Homes, headquartered in Marion, Ohio, has been “Celebrating the Spirit” of seniors for more than a century. The faith-inspired nonprofit organization is one of the nation’s largest providers of senior living services, with more than 1,800 dedicated staff serving nearly 5,000 residents of all faiths in 74 senior living communities throughout 14 states and two Native American nations. UCH is in covenant with the United Church of Christ and welcomes residents of all faiths.