Chapel Hill to celebrate National Skilled Nursing Care Week

CANAL FULTON [April 29, 2019] – Chapel Hill Community in Canal Fulton 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
    9:30 a.m., worship service in the chapel with Rev. Erin Proie
    1 p.m., entertainer Jill Burke in the Grand Lobby
    2 p.m., Mother’s Day Social in the activities room with a mother’s blessing
  • Monday, May 13
    10 a.m., Walk with the Doc at Basler Community Center. Topic: Understanding your blood pressure. Afterward, join Dr. Rao for a brisk walk around the Kroft Common Circle
    2:30 p.m., Elvis singing gospel hits and other favorites in the Grand Lobby
  • Tuesday, May 14
    9:15 a.m., ceramics in the craft room
    1 p.m., bell choir in the Grand Lobby
    2:30 p.m., Tap Katz in the Grand Lobby
  • Wednesday, May 15
    10 a.m. to 1 p.m., all-building cookout
    10 – 3:30 p.m., massage for staff in the rec room on the garden level
    10 a.m. – 1 p.m., all-building cookout in the rec room/courtyard
  • Thursday, May 16
    2 – 4 p.m., The Toys That Time Forgot in the Grand Lobby, presenting toy commercials from the 1950s and ’60s.
  • Saturday, May 18
    12 – 3 p.m., Stark County Humane Society adoption event in the rec room/courtyard
    1 p.m., Blessing of the Pets

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.

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About Chapel Hill Community:  Chapel Hill Community offers independent and assisted living, long-term skilled care, short-term rehabilitation and memory care on a beautiful campus outside Canal Fulton, Ohio.