Posts with the tag “residents-rights-month”

October 2020 is Residents Rights Month
by Melissa Thompson on October 5th, 2020
Residents’ Rights Month is an annual event designated by the Consumer Voice and is celebrated in October to honor residents living in all long-term care facilities and consumers receiving services in their home or community. It is a time for celebration and recognition offering an opportunity for every facility to focus on and celebrate awareness of dignity, respect and the value of each individua...  Read More
Christian Health Center Residents Celebrate October as Residents Rights Month
by Melissa Thompson on October 21st, 2019
Residents at Christian Health Center in Hopkinsville, KY celebrated October as being Resident Rights month. Friendly Visitor Volunteer Nell Ritzheimer, standing in the middle, participated in the event where residents shared their voice and how they are taking a “Stand for QUALITY”. For more information about Resident Rights month, concerns or how you can become a FRIENDLY VISITOR, contact Pennyri...  Read More
Residents' Rights Month 2019
by Melissa Thompson on October 1st, 2019
October is “Residents’ Rights Month,” an annual event designated by Consumer Voice to honor residents living in all long-term care facilities. It is an opportunity to focus on and celebrate awareness of dignity, respect, and the rights of each resident. The federal Nursing Home Reform Law guarantees residents’ rights and places a strong emphasis on individual dignity, choice, and self-determinatio...  Read More
Western Kentucky Veterans Center Fall Festival
by Melissa Thompson on October 24th, 2018
​​A Fall Festival was held at the Western Kentucky Veterans Center in Hanson Kentucky on October 23rd from 10-2 pm, in honor of Residents Rights Month.   Americorp Member and Certified Ombudsman, Cindy Stonebraker attended the event.  The festival was held outside at the Pavillion and included a meal of Chili, Hotdogs, drinks and deserts.  Game stations, including bean bag toss, were set up for re...  Read More

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