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COLUMBIA CITY â Beginning Sunday, Millerâs Merry Manor, Columbia City, will host a week-long series of special events meant to highlight and encourage communication and relationships between patients, families, communities and caregivers in the nursing center.
With the theme of âTeam Care: Everyone Pitches In,â the activities are part of National Nursing Home Week, May 12-18, an annual observance sponsored by the American Health Care Association of Washington, DC, and the Indiana Health Care Association.
âAs caregivers, providing the medical and restorative treatments that a physician orders makes up just one part of a successful rehabilitation,â stated Stephen C. Baker, administrator.
âBut when all the parties involvedâpatients and family members, as well as caregiversâcome together to build relationships and create an environment where they set goals and work together as a team to achieve them, a powerful person-centered dynamic is created, satisfaction increases, and the chances for success are multiplied.
âAt Millerâs, we value the relationships we have with our residents and our community, and we look forward to the chance to celebrate with them during National Nursing Home Week.â
Some of the weekâs special events include:
Millerâs Merry Manor, is part of Millerâs Health Systems, Inc., a 100 percent employee-owned company, specializing in Medicare-certified rehabilitation, senior healthcare and housing.
For more information about National Nursing Home week, call Jerilynn Johnson, activity director at 248-8101 or visit www.millersmerrymanor.com.