busy: a cake that says kenny's kids in green with a snowman in the middle

Busy day for Knott County HRC

Wow what a busy day staff at Knott County Health and Rehabilitation Center had. They participated in several community events: Roadblock for Peyton Slone, a high school student who is having major surgery for cancer soon; the Patriot Winter Classic Speech Tournament; and Knott County’s Annual Kenny’s Kids. All three events were a huge success.…

Parade: group of women wearing christmas light necklaces on a float

Knott County Christmas Parade

Knott County Health & Rehabilitation Center enjoyed participating in Knott County’s Annual Christmas Parade. Thanks to all who helped and participated in any way. Especially thank you to Brandia and David Clark for pulling the float. Thanks Kevin Patrick, Sheila Calhoun, and Hollie Thacker for putting together the beautiful float.

elementary students smiling at the camera

Elementary students visit the facility

Thanks to the Beta Club from Hindman Elementary for visiting the residents at Knott County Health and Rehabilitation Center. Also, thank you for handcrafting the special candy canes for each of the residents. They sang Christmas Carols throughout the halls so everyone could listen and enjoy.

a family enjoying thanksgiving dinner

Happy Thanksgiving 2019

Knott County Health and Rehabilitation Center has so much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. What a great dinner that was celebrated with the residents and their loved ones. Thanks to the Dietary Department for the delicious meal they prepared. Everyone at the facility wishes all a Happy Thanksgiving.

KAHCF: three women dresse dup holding plaques

2019 KAHCF

Staff at Knott County Health and Rehabilitation Center is so proud of their winners at the 2019 Annual KAHCF Convention held at the Galt House in Louisville, KY. Michelle Beber won 2nd Place Statewide KAHCF Supportive Care, Kassi Marshall won Statewide KAHCF Healthcare Provider, and Ruby Pigman accepted the 2019 Statewide KAHCF Best of Kentucky…

veterans day display with certificates and flags

Thank you to all Veterans

Happy Veterans Day from everyone at Knott County Health and Rehabilitation Center. Today everyone celebrated and recognized Veterans Mr. Larry Harlan, Mr. Clyde Shepherd, Mr. Oliver Napier and Mr. Reecie Combs. Thanks to the families for sharing photos and memorabilia with all.

respond Rehabilitation Center Occupational Therapy Assisted Living: woman in scrubs talking to an older who is sitting in a char drining a hot drink

Ways to respond to “I want to go home”

When a senior with Alzheimer’s and/or dementia asks to go home, it is often a request for comfort and not to physically go home. The best thing to do is meet where they are and focus on the comfort and reassurance. Respond to the emotions behind their request. There are 3 kind and calming ways…

group of women at a table with lots of candy

Bagging candy for trick-or-treaters

The residents of Knott County Health & Rehabilitation Center had fun bagging candy for the children. They will be stopping by the facility for some trick-or-treating and the residents can’t wait to see all of the amazing costumes. Happy Halloween.