This week, Nazareth Home is participating in National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW). This year’s NSNCW theme, “Together Through the Seasons,” honors the collaborative commitment of staff providing compassionate care to elders during this unprecedented time. Over the past year, despite the challenges of the pandemic, our team has shown an incredible and steadfast commitment to providing quality care and ensuring the safety of elders.
“The amazing strength and dedication of those who work tirelessly every day to care for and protect the elders in long-term care should be celebrated,” said Nazareth Home President and CEO Mary Haynes. “With each new season comes new beginnings, new strategies and new information. Together we will get through this season, and together we will begin to heal.”
Our two campuses celebrated NSNCW with proclamations from local officials:
Both campuses are hosting internal events throughout the week to celebrate and honor the staff and elders.
“The theme this year rings true. We stood together through all the seasons and phases of this past year. It was a year filled with frustrations, fatigue, grace and sacred, beautiful moments. We are tired yet proud of our commitment. We are opening back up and are eager to celebrate the value of our team and our role in our community,” said Haynes. “The cooperation and commitment that exists at Nazareth Home is something to be celebrated. And that’s why we’re grateful for NSNCW.”
Established as an annual, week-long observance by the American Health Care Association (AHCA) in 1967, NSNCW provides an opportunity to recognize the role of skilled nursing centers in caring for America’s frail, elderly and disabled.