Posted 05/10/2018

National Nursing Home Week at Spring Creek Healthcare

Spring Creek Health Care skilled nursing facility will celebrate National Nursing Home Week May 13-19 by hosting a series of events designed to enrich the relationship and contacts between residents, family, staff and the community.  Calloway County Judge Executive Larry Elkins and City of Murray Mayor Jack Rose signed a proclamation specifying that May 13-19 will be Nursing Home Week in the community.

The theme for 2018 is “Celebrating Life’s Stories.” The celebration is an annual observance sponsored by the American Health Care Association and the Kentucky Health Care Association. Employees and residents will have various events during the week such as a petting zoo, games, pancake breakfast and picnic.

“Our staff wants to make this a special time for the residents; we will have indoor and outdoor activities to be enjoyed by all. We want everyone to enjoy the activities focused on enjoying life,” said JoAnna Thomas, Activity Director.

Spring Creek Health Care is a 226-bed nursing facility located at 1401 South 16th Street, Murray. For more information on National Nursing Home Week activities or volunteering, contact JoAnna Thomas, Activity Director, at 270-752-2947.

Front row, left to right - Calloway County Judge Executive Larry Elkins, City of Murray Mayor Jack Rose.
Back row, left to right - Missy Liles, Activities Assistant; and JoAnna Thomas, Activities Director