Family Members Are an Important Part of a Resident’s Care Team

July 2, 2018 — When an elder loved one moves into a senior living community, family members are often concerned about how their loved one will deal with their new surroundings. Will they get the care they need? Will they be happy in their new home? What can I do to ensure a successful transition? Research shows that family... Read More

So Happy Together

July 2, 2018 — Every month Christian Heights celebrate the success of our residents. This month we recognize the continued success of Mr. Donnie and Mrs. Marie C. Donnie C and Maria C came to Christian Heights two weeks apart. Maria was at Tenova Hospital in Clarksville TN while her husband was recovering from heart surgery at Skyline Medical... Read More

Celebrating CNA Week

July 2, 2018 — Thursday, June 11 kicked off the 32nd Annual Certified Nursing Assistants Week (June 11-18, 2009). CNA’s provide hands-on care and perform routine tasks under the supervision of nursing and medical staff. More than 2.5 million nursing assistants help elderly, frail, or chronically challenged persons live in nursing homes, their own homes, and other long-term care... Read More

Thank You for Your Service

July 2, 2018 — Each month we recognize a staff member or resident for going above, and beyond their normal duties and responsibilities. This month we would like to recognize Lisa C for her great customer service. Customer service is the act of taking care of the customer’s needs by providing and delivering professional, helpful, high quality service and... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

July 2, 2018 — Dear Staff, Residents, Friends and Family of Christian Heights, I want to personally thank you again for allowing us to care for you or your loved ones. I consider it an honor and a privilege to be providing this care. June was a wonderful month for our staff. We celebrated National Nursing Home Week by... Read More

We Appreciate Our Nurses

June 1, 2018 — Nurses Inspire, Innovate, and Influence. Sunday, May 6th, marked the start of National Nurses Week. It was a time to pause to thank all Christian Heights Healthcare colleagues who care for patients and serve our communities each and every day. We want to thank our nurses for the critical role they play in caring for... Read More

MDS Day — Loving My Job

June 1, 2018 — In appreciation of “MDS Coordinator Day” Christian Heights would like to recognize our very own MDS Coordinator Jeanell Fowler. The Minimum Data Set (MDS) is a key tool in the process of assessing the functional capabilities of residents of certified nursing facilities. MDS coordinators, also known as nurse assessment coordinators, use these results to formulate... Read More

Short Term Therapy Success

June 1, 2018 — This month our featured resident is Sarah A. Sara has recently been going through some intense therapy. She experienced a hip fracture and has been in a wheel chair since October of 2017, however, Sarah did not allow her setback to hold her back. When asked about her therapy experience Sarah said “I enjoy working... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

June 1, 2018 — Dear residents, friends and families of Christian Heights. Can you believe it is already June? The month of May was filled with so many wonderful events and activities. We celebrated our nurses, MDS coordinators, our hard working CNA’s, and most importantly our residents. It was a team effort, and very gratifying. I am really proud... Read More

Featured Resident

June 1, 2018 — It has been said that most long-term care is not medical care, but help with basic personal tasks of everyday life. Teresa C would like to call it activities of daily living. Teresa came to Christian Heights in 2012, and now this is home for her. She said “this is just like home for me... Read More