SHC celebrated March Madness with pro-basketball player Tim Pickett! The son of our Chaplain Louise Pickett. He played for FSU and now plays overseas. The Quality of life director, residents and stakeholders was very excited to visit with him, take pictures, and get autographs.
News & Updates
SHC of Ormond crowned a King and Queen for Valentine’s Day. Our rehab department made Valentine bags for our residents. We all the enjoyed hot tea, coffee, and cookies, and everyone had fun!
SHC of Ormond joined in our annual Senior Olympics with three of our sister facilities (Gainesville, Jacksonville, and Orange Park where the Olympics were held). Our team took home the gold for basketball, silver for the ADL challenge, bronze for both bowling and horseshoes, fourth for wheelchair races, and we got second in the beach ball volleyball contest. We all had a great day!
SHC of Ormond celebrated Christmas with our residents on the 24th with a visit from Santa and his elves (our medical directors, Dr. Miller’s wife, and some family). Every resident got a gift thanks to our staff as well as gift donations from Ormond by the Sea AARP. We ended the party with cookies and eggnog. We all had a great time!
SHC of Ormond kicked off Halloween making candy apples for our Fall Bash where our residents, family members, and staff enjoyed games, a bounce house, cotton candy, and pop corn. Then, on Halloween, we enjoyed fun games like the monster mash, knock the bottle down, and a few more. Fun was had by all.
An important message to our community, stakeholders, residents, and family members:
We are closely monitoring Hurricane Matthew as it approaches the state of Florida, and our facility has taken the necessary precautions to prepare for the impending impact of the hurricane. We have initiated our emergency plans and have prepared for the storm in coordination with state and local officials. The health, safety, and well-being of our residents and stakeholders remain our top priority. We have adequate storm supplies on hand and have no plans to evacuate at this time.
SHC of Ormond held our Senior Olympics at our facility. We started the day off with the carrying of the torch on a walk. Then, on to the games! We had balloon tennis, shot put, horse shoes, and bowling. We all had a great day of fun!
Signature HealthCARE of Ormond kicked off the 4th of July weekend with a Fifty’s Day! We had an indoor cookout and a sock hop dance. Everyone had an incredible time!
Signature HealthCARE of Ormond celebrated National Nursing Home Week with lots of theme days and activities! We had Jungle Day, where we took a trip deep into the jungle and enjoyed jungle music and banana splits; Luau Day, where we had entertainers come in and dance for the residents; Pajama Day; Carnival Day, where we went out in our courtyard and enjoyed cotton candy, snow cones, and pie in your face as well as a dunking booth; and on Friday we held Signatures Got Talent, during which the staff sang and danced and our residents sang a song. Everyone really enjoyed this special week.
Signature HealthCARE of Ormond kicked off the Kentucky Derby with a fashion show! The staff and some of the residents dressed up and showed off their lovely hats. Everyone, whether they participated or just watched, had a great time.