News

Pretty Nails

Aug 1, 2017 — Louise is looking for a couple of volunteers to help her on the first and third Monday afternoons each month with residents’ Pretty Nails. Our residents love to look nice and manicured! If anyone would like to help with this ministry, please let us know and we will make the connection with Louise.

Memory Care Neighborhood

Aug 1, 2017 — Thank you for your participation in the beginning phases of collecting items for our upcoming renovation of our Memory Care Neighborhood (formerly known as the “secured unit”)! In addition to last month’s collection list, we would like to begin gathering the following items: Laundry baskets (small), Towels, Baby Clothes, Placemats, any mail addressed to “Current... Read More

Resident of the Month: Floyd D.

Aug 1, 2017 — Congratulations to Floyd D. for being our August Resident of the Month. Floyd served as a barber in the U.S. Navy. He continued his practice in Yoakum for many years. Floyd has always been an animal lover. He is very helpful to fellow residents and staff members around the facility. We are happy to have... Read More

Employee of the Month: Eva L.

Aug 1, 2017 — Eva L. is our Employee of the Month! Residents voted for Eva due to her excellent work in our Housekeeping Department over the past two years. Eva is raising three grandchildren and enjoys crafts and puzzles. She has lived in Yoakum her whole life. She says, “I love working here. I love the residents. Everyone... Read More

Special Events

Aug 1, 2017 — August 1st, 3:00pm – Resident Council Meeting August 4th, 2:00-4:00pm – Annual Rummage Sale August 5th, 1:00pm – Group Trip to Wal-Mart in Gonzales August 8th, 2:30pm – Margaret S. Birthday Party August 9th, 2:30pm – Katelyn Taylor Memorial Bingo August 15th, 11:00am – Golden Nuggets August 16th, 11:00am – Bingo at Senior Citizens Center... Read More

Memory Care Neighborhood

Jul 7, 2017 — We have some exciting news about an upcoming renovation to our Memory Care Neighborhood (formerly known as “the unit”)! More information will come in future newsletters, but we have a lot of work to do. One thing we can begin with is start a collection of items that you or your family may have sitting... Read More

Resident of the Month: Donna (Jean) S.

Jul 7, 2017 — “Jean” has been nominated as our Resident of the Month because of her “can-do” attitude towards her therapy and how helpful she is to staff and fellow residents. She has been wonderfully inspiring for other residents who are feeling frustrated by their health limitations. Jean has worked in business offices for 50+ years and went... Read More

Congratulations Laverne H!

Jul 7, 2017 — Employee of the Month: Laverne H., Activity Director Laverne has been an Activity Director for fourteen years. She has been at Stevens Health Care for 6 years. Laverne has also maintained her certification to continue to be a Certified Nursing Assistant and a Med Aide. She has one daughter, Amber, who is often seen at... Read More

Success Story: Viola H.

Jul 7, 2017 — We want to brag on one of our residents who has worked hard with Occupational and Physical Therapy over the past two months! Viola H. had a decline in her independence and an eventual hospital stay. Thanks to her sincere efforts and a customized rehabilitation program that addressed her functional deficits, Viola successfully completed the... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

Jul 7, 2017 — I am pleased to announce that a new, permanent Administrator has been hired for our facility. Her name is Phyllis Williams. She lives in La Ward, TX and has been serving as the Human Resources Director for several years at Southbrooke Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Edna, TX. She was awarded her licensure this... Read More