Dear John Clarke Community,
We celebrate National Nursing Home week from Mother’s Day, May 8 th through May 14 th. This week recognizes the essential role of nursing care centers in caring for America’s elderly and disabled.
As we celebrate this year, I hope we do so with even more joy for each other than we have in previous years. We have all been through a lot over the past two years and John Clarke’s employees have shown immense wisdom, graciousness, empathy, and kindness through it all. I am proud and thankful for how our team has stepped up to serve, care for and protect the residents and patients in our care.
The spirit of caring and community is evident in every one of our staff members, whether a volunteer or work in direct caregiving/nursing, recreation, therapy, housekeeping, maintenance, food service, accounting, administration, or in any of our other vitally important departments. We have all buckled down to handle every challenge this pandemic has thrown at us, following CDC and state guidelines to enact new policies, employing common sense interventions at every opportunity, and adapting when situations change.
The staff has accomplished this all of this while still fulfilling our Mission Statement: To Improve the Lives We Serve with Respect, Compassion and Kindness.