Spirituality LearnFEST draws crowd for virtual learning conference

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More than 1,000 Signature staff members registered for the recent Spirituality LearnFEST, a virtual learning conference that encouraged participants to consider the impact of spirituality, if fully activated, in a long-term care environment.

And that number doesn’t even include the many who joined in groups, in offices, breakrooms and wherever there were TVs or computers at Signature centers across 10 states to view the live broadcast. The event featured sessions that tied spirituality to numerous aspects of long-term care and health care, from clinical care to legislative involvement and the impact of spirituality in the workplace.

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Signature’s urban centers celebrate Chinese New Year with multi-facility competition

Signature’s Urban Segment has been highlighting different cultures since September 2014 in the Quality of Life department. Every month a country is celebrated with weekly activities representing that specific country. Staff and residents learn about the culture which includes, crafts, food, language, famous landmarks, and learning about the customs and traditions.

China was highlighted during the month of February. Urban Indiana, Urban North, and Urban South celebrated the Chinese New Year on February 19, 2015. Each community in Urban created their own version of the Chinese dragon for their celebration. The top two dragons in each sub-segment were the winners!  The residents are still talking about the celebrations held at their communities.

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Signature HealthCARE – 2014 Year In Review

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View the SHC 2014 Year In Review

Expansion. Adaptation. Innovation.

These words, in many ways, defined 2014 for Signature HealthCARE. The Revolution brought our total number of locations to 125. We welcomed new centers to the family and took pivotal steps to position SHC as an integrated care network capable of meeting health care needs across the full spectrum of care. We expanded into new business lines while continuing to enhance and invest in existing service offerings.

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Christmas carols fill hallways at Kenilworth Care & Rehab

An early visit from Santa and his helpers brought joy to residents at Kenilworth Care & Rehab Center over the weekend. Carols were sung throughout hallways in tune to the Christmas Spirit.

“What a joyful day!” stated Linda.

– Luis Rodriguez, Quality of Life Director

Happy Veterans Day From Signature HealthCARE

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This Veterans Day, Signature HealthCARE would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to all of our nation’s military veterans, and those still actively serving. We especially want to thank all of our residents and stakeholders who served our country.

Happy Veterans Day from the Signature family to yours.

Kenilworth resident shares cultural traditions

Kenilworh Care & Rehab resident Guadalupe, was born JuaNa’ Juato on Nov 25th, 1929. Married to Felipa, they have 14 children. Guadalupe migrated to the USA with his family when he was five. He worked in agriculture.

Guadalupe was excited to share his cultural traditions. From family stories, to his favorite Mexican dishes. Guadalupe’s favorite snack he stated is his wife’s “homemade tamales”. Guadalupe’s daughter is a proud member of our signature family as a nurse. Guadalupe is very thankful to the staff for this special day. When asked what he most proud of he yelled out ” MI FAMILIA Y QUE VIVA MEXICO.”

– Luis Rodriguez, Quality of Life Program Director

Tune into SHC Hall of Fame Livestream Oct. 9

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For those unable to attend a SHC Hall of Fame ceremony, we’re bringing the celebration to you with four sites that were selected to have their ceremonies broadcast live via our website.

On October 9, 2014, 99 Signature HealthCARE centers across the southeast and midwest will induct over 400 distinguished individuals into the Hall of Fame, in local ceremonies featuring celebrity speakers and presentations about the inductees lives and accomplishments.

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