Featuring short video's of some of the best practices taking place in California's skilled nursing facilities.
The Farm at Arroyo Grande
Reducing Antipsychotic Medication
Residents at Arroyo Grande Care Center grow and harvest
produce which is distributed free-of-charge to low income
seniors in the community.
Lemon Grove Care & Rehabilitation Center has reduced the
use of antipsychotic medication by 50 percent with a
personalized music program for residents
Canine companion Beaudry delivers birthday balloons, mail
and comfort to residents of Golden Empire Nursing
and Rehabilitation Center.
Managed Care Update
CAHF CEO/President Jim Gomez discusses the importance of
managed care at the 2012 Spring Legislative Conference.
Public Praise for Great Care
L.A. City Council member Herb Wesson publicly praised the
staff at the Sharon Care Center for outstanding care for
Stonebrook is celebrating three years connecting residents
to their loved ones.
Catered Manor Wins Silver Quality Award
Catered Manor Nursing Center in Long Beach was one of
four facilities to capture a national silver quality award
Studies show higher resident satisfaction and lower staff
turnover when consistent assignments are put into
practice in skilled nursing facilities. Residents and staff at
Horizon Health & Subacute Center in Fresno talk about the
benefits of their consistent assignment program.
Rehab in Skilled Nursing Facilities
Rehabilitation services abound in most skilled nursing facilities.
About 80% of all nursing home residents are discharged
within 90 days of admission.
Technology Helps Elderly Patients Regain Mobility
CAHF members Rheem Valley Convalescent in Moraga and
Accelerated Care Plus are featured in this recent news
story about advances in rehabilitation.
Miss California news coverage - CAHF Annual Meeting
High School Athletes Bond with Seniors
Residents of Stonebrook Heathcare Center, a skilled nursing
facility in Concord, California, recently created a Fan Club for
athletes at Concord High School. Special bonds and new
relationships have been created among multiple generations
as a result of this community effort.