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Questions to ask when choosing a Rehabilitation Center

When searching for a rehabilitation center for your loved one, it is best that you visit several facilities. There is the possibility that your first choice doesn’t have an open spot and should have a back-up. Before choosing a facility, you should ask these questions: Is the facility accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation…

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Celebrate Father’s Day with these 6 activities

Father’s Day is around the corner, have you made any plans yet? Sharing a meal, doing a fun activity together, or giving a thoughtful gift is a great way to show the father figure in your life how much you care about them. Below is a sample of activities to do with your dad: Take…

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Relay for Life

Staff at Knott County Health and Rehabilitation Center participated in a few fun games for a Relay for Life event last week. There was a blind-folded eating contest, potato sack relay, and other games. Everyone had a great time for a great casue.

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Choosing a Long-Term Care facility

There are two types of long-term care facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) and Residential Care/Assisted Living. Licensed SNFs provide 24-hour skilled nursing care either in a nursing home or a convalescent hospital. Residential Care/Assisted Living is a licensed facility that provides 24-hour non-medical care and supervision for individuals needing assistance with activities of daily living.…

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National Nursing Home Week

Residents and staff of Knott County Health and Rehabilitation Center celebrated all last week for National Nursing Home Week. There were lots of food, games, and fun throughout the whole week. Even some musical entertainment stopped by to sing to the residents.

Mother's Day: two women smiling at the camera and one holding a rose

Happy Mother’s Day

Knott County Health and Rehabilitation Center wishes all mothers a very Happy Mother’s Day. They celebrated this special day with a luncheon. All the sweet ladies received a Rose symbolizing LOVE. Staff also recognized their Oldest Mother who is 100 years young and will be 101 on the 27th of May. They also recognized their…

Senior Games: older people tossing a bag

2019 KRADD Senior Games

What an amazing event for the residents of Knott County Health and Rehabilitation Center and other seniors from surrounding counties. Everyone had a blast at the 2019 KRADD Senior Games. Thank you to all who helped in any way to make this event special.

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Happy National Nurses Week

May 6 through May 12 is considered Nurses Week. Knott County Health and Rehabilitation Center wants to wish all of their wonderful nurses Happy Nurses Week. You are appreciated for your dedication and care for the lives of the residents. Thank you for all you do.  

Physical: female doctor helping an older gentleman walk with a hand rail

Why Physical Therapy for Older Adults is Important

Many people don’t feel the need to keep in physical shape when they get older. Consequently, many of those older adults end up needing to use a walker, fall more often, and become depressed. The best person for any grandparent is to get a physical therapist that specializes in geriatrics. Like those you find in…