The Long Term Care Center earned a 5-star rating – the most stars possible – for 2018 from CMS, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
This is the seventh year in a row that the LTCC has received a 5-star rating. CMS scores nursing homes on health inspections; staffing; and quality of resident care (based on 11 physical and clinical care measures).
Are your hands aching from yardwork and gardening?
Here’s some advice from certified hand therapist Kathy Heimer OTR/L, CHT:
“Your garden is not usually a dangerous place, but any time you work with your hands, there is a risk of injury or strain. A hand therapist can help with seasonal injuries – and with chronic conditions like arthritis or tendonitis.
“Hand therapists provide non-operative interventions, preventative care and post-surgical rehabilitation for a wide variety of acute and chronic conditions.
Heat is the #1 cause of weather-related death in the U.S. Protect your health during high heat and humidity.
Here’s good advice from Rice County Public Health to stay cool and hydrated during a heat wave:
- Drink plenty of fluids.
- Slow down, stay indoors, and avoid strenuous outdoor activities.