Games: five women dressed like the pacman game

Life is all Fun and Games

LIFE IS ALL FUN AND GAMES. This was the theme the other day at Harlan Health and Rehabilitation Center. Staff had a great time with this one. Thanks to the Appalachian Challenge Academy for coming to help out. The residents really enjoyed spending time with all of you.

Mother's Day: woman in a magenta dress and jacket holding a red flower

Mother’s Day at the HRC

Thanks to Reverend Joe Howard and Lenarue Baptist Church for the beautiful flowers they provided for the residents at Harlan Health and Rehabilitation Center for Mother’s Day. Each female resident received a flower and were so excited to get one.

Gospel: group of people playing instruments and singing

Community Gospel Singing

Residents and staff of Harlan Health and Rehabilitation Center had their annual Community Gospel Singing over the weekend. This event kicks off National Skilled Nursing Care Week. This is a week full of fun activities for residents and staff. It was a wonderful event, even though the weather kept the group from having it outside.…

Nurses Week: two hands clasping with black text over it

Happy National Nurses Week

May 6 through May 12 is considered Nurses Week. Harlan 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.

Career Fair: a woman helping young kids with a pressure arm

Harlan HRC at a Career Fair

Harlan Health and Rehabilitation Center recently participated in the Career Fair at Harlan County High School. Alli Helton and Deanie Rigney talked with students about the job opportunities available at the facility. Students got to practice taking blood pressures on a Blood Pressure Training Arm. Students enjoyed participating in the simulation gadgets that were brought.

Cadets: three boys in militatry uniform with an older woman holding potted plants smiling at the camera

Cadets visit the Residents

Staff of Harlan Health and Rehabilitation Center thank Shirley Swiesz as well as the cadets and staff of the Challenge Academy for the beautiful flowers they brought the residents. It made them so happy to get this little touch of Spring for their rooms.

Administrator Administrators Week: a woman in a blue turtle neck sweater with red lipstick and blonde wavy hair wearing glasses

Harlan HRC Administrator Wins Award

The American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) honored Gail Hensley, administrator of Harlan Health & Rehabilitation Center, with the 2019 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award. The leadership award was celebrated at ACHCA’s Annual Convocation and Exposition in Louisville in March. Only 7 percent of facilities nationwide qualified. This year, 1,129 facilities met the selection…

Administrative: group of people posed by a gazebo and smiling at the camera

Happy Administrative Professional Day

April 24 is National Administrative Professional Day. Harlan Health and Rehabilitation Center celebrated their awesome staff of administrative professionals. You guys are the best that any facility can ask for and residents and staff are very lucky to have you all.

Volunteers: a group of people sitting at a table with a pink table cloth

Thank You to the Volunteers

Staff at Harlan Health and Rehabilitation Center held their annual Volunteer Banquet the other day to show their appreciation for the wonderful volunteers. There are so many great volunteers who donate their time to making the resident’s lives better. Each and every one of you is very much appreciated.

Woman dressed as the Easter bunny with a big Happy Easter sign behind her

Easter Party 2019

Residents and staff of Harlan Health and Rehabilitation Center had a wonderful time over the weekend celebrating Easter. There was a party thrown with one of the volunteers dressing as an Easter bunny. Thank you to all who helped put this social event on for the residents. Happy Easter and hope all had a blessed…