On Thursday, July 28th, Signature HealthCare of Orange Park hosted a volunteer fair. At 3 o’clock in our Dining room, our volunteers gathered for an afternoon of education, appreciation, and fun!
Speakers included our QOL director, Administrator, Maintenance director, Rehab director, and Chaplain. All departments expressed gratitude for the volunteers and shared information that would be helpful to future visits in the building. Volunteers also experienced a fire-safety inservice.
Following the speakers, volunteers were invited to engage in a ‘virtual dementia experience’. They were put into a situation where they had limited vision, speech, and mobility and were able to experience a few moments of what some of our residents go through every day. This was very eye-opening and even emotional for some of the volunteers.
Raffles, and a food reception followed. All volunteers and staff had a great time and we look forward to doing this again in the future!
Florida Times-Union explores the chaplain program at Orange Park. Click here to read the full article on the Times-Union’s website.
The only non-church sponsored nursing home in the Jacksonville area with a full-time chaplain.
Read more at Jacksonville.com (Click Here!).
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A day outside cooking on the Grille for our Men, for our Fathers day lunch…
Gary Cooke, Administrator at Signature HealthCARE of Orange Park, and five other Signature HealthCARE employees created their first record album titled, “We are Family”.
Gary has a passion for music which started when he was in high school. While growing up, Gary played the trumpet in the high school band and was in the choir and ensemble. His passion for music derived from his parents who were both active in their church choir.
Being involved in the music industry at a young age enabled Gary to become what one can consider, a local celebrity! He has played in a local classic rock band called “Upstream”, which has opened for various bands including Starship, The Temptations, and Blake Shelton. Currently, Gary is playing the bass in a band called Thermal Image, recording with Instant Amnesia which is a rock band, and is in a duo called Southpaw that plays classic rock, pop rock, and alternative. Some of Gary’s musical favorites are Bob Marley, Bruce Hornsby, Donavon Frankenreiter, Frank Sinatra, Jars of Clay, John Mayer, Lincoln Brewster, Kenny Chesney, and U2.
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Signature HealthCARE of Orange Park cordially invites the community and its employees to the Compassion Fund launch on August 19, 2009 at 2:00pm — 4:00pm!
The Compassion Fund, a 501 (c) (3) grew out of the desire to provide assistance and alleviate suffering of our employees and communities. The community and Signature HealthCARE employees are eligible to apply for awards if the recipients have experienced an unexpected, catastrophic event beyond their control and must be unable to meet the basic financial needs without assistance.
Please join the team at Signature HealthCARE of Orange Park, located at 2029 Professional Center Drive, Orange Park, FL for the incredible launch of this non-profit corporation. RSVP to Erica Staley via 561-273-6268 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Signature HealthCARE of Orange Park would like to honor its Administrator, Gary Cooke, during Long Term Care Administrator Week March 16, 2009 through March 20, 2009! Gary is dedicated to enriching the daily lives of residents at the facility. As an Administrator, Gary leads and directs the overall operations of the facility in accordance with customer needs, government regulations and company policies, with focus on maintaining excellent care for the residents while achieving the facility’s business objectives.
Signature HealthCARE, headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida is a family-based organization that is revolutionizing the long term care industry through a culture of resident-centered healthcare services, personalized spirituality, quality of life initiatives, and employee development and empowerment. With 65 facilities operated and managed by its affiliates in 7 states, Signature HealthCARE is redefining care by
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