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Rethinking Facility Safety, Technology, and Social Wellness

The world has been turned upside-down this year. Long-term health care facilities and short-term rehabilitation facilities have had to change almost every policy, plan, structure, and rule. Among these changes, there have been difficult new policies, like the...

The Brookside Story – July 2020 Publication

The Brookside Story A Publication of Brookside Inn Skilled Nursing & Rehab Facility July 2020 Outdoor Visitation Begins At Brookside Inn Dear Brookside Inn Residents, Family, Friends and Partners, While COVID-19 risks are still present for all of us, especially...

The Brookside Story – June 2020 Newsletter

The Brookside Story A Publication of Brookside Inn Skilled Nursing & Rehab Facility COVID-FIGHTING SUPERHEROES AT BROOKSIDE INN! Dear Brookside Inn Residents, Family, Friends and Partners, We all thought we knew our Brookside Inn team, but we were wrong! It seems...

Successful 2020 Activities

Covid-19 came to the United States in mid-February. Most states went into some form of lockdown around mid-March. Reports of the new, unknown virus were saying that seniors were among the most at risk. The concern for facilities was three-fold. Residents and patients...

The Brookside Inn Story – May 2020 Newsletter

The Brookside Inn Story A Publication of Brookside Inn Skilled Nursing & Rehab Facility Brookside Inn: Coping with Isolation Issues Dear Brookside Inn Residents, Family, Friends and Partners, All skilled nursing facilities in Colorado received an executive order...

The Brookside Inn Story – April 2020 Newsletter

The Brookside Story A Publication of Brookside Inn Skilled Nursing & Rehab Facility Brookside Inn's Vigilance with COVID-19 Dear Brookside Inn Residents, Family, Friends and Partners, As the international situation with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to...

The Importance of Sleep for Seniors

Sleep is an integral part of life. You can’t live without sleep. Sleep becomes even more vital if your body is in recovery from an injury or surgery. Most, if not all, residents of short term and long term care facilities are recovering from something. Be it a cold,...

February 2020 – The Brookside Story Newsletter

FEBRUARY 2020 The Brookside Story A Publication of Brookside Inn Skilled Nursing & Rehab Facility Pictured above (l-r): CHCA President & CEO Doug Farmer, Brookside Inn Owner Dr. Fred Schumann, Maria Soto, Brookside Inn Owner Dee Schumann. Maria Sots, CNA of...

Fulfillment Through Giving Back

“Most people feel satisfaction and fulfillment when giving their time and attention for the benefit of others.” For nursing home residents, this can be a hard feat to achieve. Often, residents of short and long term care are focused on recovery, wellness goals, and...