Why We’re Thankful

As we celebrate Thanksgiving, the Alabama Nursing Home Association pauses to remember some of the reasons we’re thankful.

First, we’re thankful for nursing home residents. They give us a reason to […]

By |November 23rd, 2015|Top Stories|1 Comment

Q & A with 2016 Activity & Social Service Auxiliary President Jamie Backensto

Jamie Backensto was recently elected the 2016 President of the Alabama Nursing Home Association’s Activity & Social Service Auxiliary.

ANHA sat down with Jamie and asked about her plans for the Auxiliary in 2016 and how the group helps improve long-term care. […]

By |November 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2016 Activity & Social Service Auxiliary Leaders Elected

The Activity & Social Services Auxiliary of the Alabama Nursing Home Association today elected officers to lead the group in 2016.

The new officers are: […]

By |October 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Seven Alabama Nursing Homes Receive National Quality Awards

In front of a crowd of more than 1,600 health care leaders, seven Alabama nursing homes today received prestigious, national awards for health care quality. The presentations were part of the American Health Care Association’s 66th Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas. […]

By |October 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Two Women, Two Lifetimes of Caring for Others

The year is 1961. John Kennedy is sworn in as President. Alan Shepherd is the first American in space. Wagon Train is the number one show on television. And 21 year old Fran Howell begins her career as a licensed practical nurse in long term care. […]

By |September 24th, 2015|Best Practices|0 Comments

ANHA Elects Officers for 2016

Alabama Nursing Home Association members elected officers for 2016 at the association’s annual meeting in Birmingham on Monday.

The incoming officers are: […]

By |September 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

12 Alabama Nursing Homes Earn Customer Satisfaction Award

A dozen Alabama Nursing Home Association members received the 2014-2015 Excellence in Action award from My InnerView by National Research Corporation. […]

By |September 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Photo Gallery: Alabama’s Best Practices 2015

More than 400 nursing home employees and residents from across attended Alabama’s Best Practices 2015.

The event featured presentations from seven nursing homes, and 71 nursing homes employees were honored for a combined 1,102 years of service in long term care. […]

By |August 31st, 2015|Best Practices|0 Comments

Walk, Roll and Raise Awareness

For most of the year Oak Trace Care & Rehab and Terrace Oaks Care & Rehab, which share a campus in Bessemer, are friendly rivals. But each October for the past five years Oak Trace and Terrace Oaks have put their rivalry aside for a good cause. […]

By |August 26th, 2015|Best Practices|0 Comments

Love of Art Brings Two Sets of Seniors Together

You might think that high school seniors and the “senior” residents of a nursing home wouldn’t have much in common. Well you would be wrong. In Auburn it’s a love of art that brings together some residents of Oak Park Nursing Home and senior art students from Lee Scott Academy for what they call “Senior to Senior.” […]

By |August 25th, 2015|Best Practices|0 Comments