Embroidery Month

February 10, 2023 — Embroidery is a craft most notably mastered by the early Egyptians, as well as the Chinese in the Zhou Dynasty of China. Studies show that this art may have also existed in primitive cultures in many parts of the world. From generation to generation, the art of stitching has evolved and reached a new height... Read More

Valentine’s Day Facts

February 10, 2023 — Procrastinate getting your valentines together every year? You’re not alone. Over 50 percent of all Valentine’s Day cards are purchased in the six days prior to the holiday. Many believe the X symbol became synonymous with the kiss in medieval times. People who couldn’t write their names signed in front of a witness with an... Read More

Stars of the Month

February 10, 2023 — These two employees were nominated by their coworkers for the Star of the Month. Congratulations to you both! Jessica Braxton – “Jessica works hard for the happiness and wellbeing of our residents. She always has a smile and goes above and beyond her duties. She comes in to help on her days off and is... Read More

Welcome our Unit Managers

February 10, 2023 — Shelly Ross, LPN, Unit Manager Shelly had been a CNA for 3 years before getting her certification as a Certified Med Tech in 1994. In 2020, Shelly was diagnosed with colon cancer and had decided that if she beat cancer, she was going back to nursing school. Shelly beat cancer in February 2020 and started... Read More

A Letter from the Administrator

February 10, 2023 — February quickly approached us, and we have some exciting news. We have been able to add two wonderful nurses that will help oversee our residents here at our facility. Shelly Ross and Vicki Green, who are both LPNs received promotions as Unit Managers. Congratulations to you both, it was well deserved. As always, we remind... Read More

National Activities Professional Week

January 3, 2023 — January 23-27 is National Activities Professional Week, where we recognize our Activity Directors who plan and schedule a variety of fun and engaging events, outings, activities and entertainment. Please take a moment during this week to let our Activities Professionals know how much we appreciate them!

Bite-Size Kernels of Popcorn Facts

January 3, 2023 — Did you know… Americans consume approximately 13 billion quarts of popcorn a year. More than any country in the world! Nebraska, also known as one of the “corn belt states,” leads in the production of popcorn for the United States. The word “corn” in Old English meant “grain.” When Native Americans introduced their most common... Read More

Best of Kentucky

January 3, 2023 — We are so excited to announce that Elizabethtown Nursing and Rehab was recognized by the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities as a “Best of Kentucky” award winner! In addition to this award, one of our very own dietary staff members, Mary Collard, was awarded a Professional Achievement in Supportive Services award. We are so... Read More

Christmas Trees

January 3, 2023 — Martha and Melissa helped decorate one of our Christmas Trees for the holiday season in December

Short-Term Therapy Success Stories

January 3, 2023 — Isaac M. admitted to Elizabethtown Nursing and Rehab following a recent hospital stay where he suffered from a stroke and generalized weakness. Upon entering our facility, he required the assistance of two people with all mobility and activities of daily living. He was evaluated and treated by physical, occupational, and speech therapy. Each week he... Read More