When Memory Loss Becomes a Concern

on 02/27/2017 10:03 AM
Everybody misplaces items, forgets the name of someone they know well, or doesn't show up for an appointment because it slips their mind. How often have you found something you lost in an unexpected place, like your keys in the freezer?While memory loss is a common occurrence, especially in aging, there is a difference in memory loss and a significant decline in cognition such as those a...
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Veterans Day Celebration

on 11/11/2016 10:04 AM
Happy Veterans Day!  A special ceremony including all the veterans of Parkview Nursing & Rehabilitation in Wilmington, Delaware. They will be saluted, awarded and pinned by a fellow veteran from Heartland Hospice. They will also join in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance as well as singing "God Bless America."  This will be followed by watching a sentimen...
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T-Shirt Throwing Contest

on 08/01/2016 10:05 AM
At Parkview Nursing & Rehabilitation, we love to hear suggestions from our residents about activities they enjoy. Recently, Parkview resident Mr. James Childs suggested that we have a Wet T- Shirt Throwing Contest on the patio to cool off from the hot summer days. All of the residents had a blast seeing how far they could throw the wet towel. Staff brought in old t-shirts that we so...
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Parkview Hosts Talent Show During National Nursing Home Week

on 07/27/2016 10:06 AM
Parkview Nursing & Rehabilitation in Wilmington we had a great resident and staff talent show during National Nursing Home Week. The residents told jokes, recited scriptures, sung songs and one of the residents even danced to James Brown's I Feel Good.The staff enjoyed watching the residents of Parkview perform but little did the resident know they we were in for a tre...
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Promoting Readmission Prevention with an Exceptional Tool

on 07/25/2016 10:08 AM
As the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) secures its annual review of payments as it relates to Quality, a key component, binding quality to reimbursement, is Readmission to a Hospital. For decades, the return to a hospital for a related or unrelated episode was just standard operating procedure, the unofficial battle cry of a nursing or rehab team could have been, "when in d...
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Parkview Goes Green for St. Patrick's Day

on 03/17/2016 10:10 AM
The residents and staff of Parkview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center enjoyed this year's St. Patrick's Day party. The activities staff decorated the main dining room with an Irish theme. All of the bulletin boards were also decorated with festive Irish decorations. To complete the spirit of the day, Parkview team members and residents wore green shirts. Angel, our activities director,...
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Center Celebrates Mardi Gras with Art Therapy

on 02/09/2016 10:08 AM
Parkview Nursing & Rehabilitation residents celebrated Mardi Gras with a special art therapy session lead by Sherita Sparrow. Sherita is the art specialist and director of The Feather's Touch Art Therapy Program. She provides therapeutic art for seniors living in skilled nursing centers in the Wilmington area. Her programs seek to engage residents both as a group and individually. ...
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