News Year: 2020

Summer/Fall 2020 Newsletter

We are excited to share news and updates about Bethesda Aberdeen with all of you! You can find our most recent edition (as well as past editions) in our Newsletter section. Newsletters We mail or email our newsletter twice each year. If you aren’t receiving a copy; and would like one (via mail or email);… Read more »

Summer/Fall 2020 Newsletter

We are excited to share news and updates about Bethesda Aberdeen with all of you! You can find our most recent edition (as well as past editions) in our Newsletter section. Newsletters We mail or email our newsletter twice each year. If you aren’t receiving a copy; and would like one (via mail or email);… Read more »

Bethesda Home and Bethesda Sharing Center Honored as Reader’s Choice 2020 Finalist – Vote Today!

  Vote for Bethesda Home in the Services Category (Senior Care Center section) Vote for Bethesda Sharing Center in the Services Category (Childcare section) https://aberdeennews.gannettcontests.com/Readers-Choice-2020/ Below are the contest details outlined on the Aberdeen News website: The nominations are in and the response was overwhelming! Only the top businesses in each category made it to… Read more »

Bethesda Home and Bethesda Sharing Center Honored as Reader’s Choice 2020 Finalist – Vote Today!

  Vote for Bethesda Home in the Services Category (Senior Care Center section) Vote for Bethesda Sharing Center in the Services Category (Childcare section) https://aberdeennews.gannettcontests.com/Readers-Choice-2020/ Below are the contest details outlined on the Aberdeen News website: The nominations are in and the response was overwhelming! Only the top businesses in each category made it to… Read more »

COVID-19: Bethesda Policy & Procedural Updates (7/2/20)

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – Bethesda Aberdeen Update (7/2/20) Currently, we are still under the order of “no visitors” of non-essential workers.  We are completing Doctor rounds via, Skype, Facetime, Zoom and Avera Now to help safeguard our residents. Again, at this time visitors will not be allowed to enter the building. Bethesda has Facetime, WhatsApp, cordless… Read more »

COVID-19: Bethesda Policy & Procedural Updates (7/2/20)

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – Bethesda Aberdeen Update (7/2/20) Currently, we are still under the order of “no visitors” of non-essential workers.  We are completing Doctor rounds via, Skype, Facetime, Zoom and Avera Now to help safeguard our residents. Again, at this time visitors will not be allowed to enter the building. Bethesda has Facetime, WhatsApp, cordless… Read more »

SD Dept. of Health’s Reopening Plan (Revised 6/26/20)

The State of South Dakota’s Back to Normal Long-Term Care Reopening Plan may be found here. Please note; the original South Dakota Department of Health Reopening Plan Guidelines have been revised as of 6/26/20. All revisions are in red. Please find the links to the Plan and the Checklist below: Plan: South Dakota Back to… Read more »

SD Dept. of Health’s Reopening Plan (Revised 6/26/20)

The State of South Dakota’s Back to Normal Long-Term Care Reopening Plan may be found here. Please note; the original South Dakota Department of Health Reopening Plan Guidelines have been revised as of 6/26/20. All revisions are in red. Please find the links to the Plan and the Checklist below: Plan: South Dakota Back to… Read more »

Bethesda One Call

  Bethesda One Call Now Bethesda has teamed up with One Call Now to help improve our communications with family, tenants, and employees.  Bethesda One Call will allow communication to happen in real time for reminders, events, changes in events, or emergencies.  The system will allow text, calls, or emails; however, Bethesda has chosen to… Read more »

Bethesda One Call

  Bethesda One Call Now Bethesda has teamed up with One Call Now to help improve our communications with family, tenants, and employees.  Bethesda One Call will allow communication to happen in real time for reminders, events, changes in events, or emergencies.  The system will allow text, calls, or emails; however, Bethesda has chosen to… Read more »

Charity Pionk Earns CARES® Dementia Specialist™ (C.D.S.) Credential

Charity Pionk of Bethesda Aberdeen earns CARES® Dementia Specialist™ (C.D.S.) Credential Charity Pionk, Director of the K.O. Lee Adult Day Health Center at Bethesda, recently earned CARES® Dementia Specialist™ (C.D.S.) Credentials through HealthCare Interactive. Pionk is the first person in South Dakota to earn the C.D.S credential. Pionk, who has an AS degree in Health Information Management and worked… Read more »

Charity Pionk Earns CARES® Dementia Specialist™ (C.D.S.) Credential

Charity Pionk of Bethesda Aberdeen earns CARES® Dementia Specialist™ (C.D.S.) Credential Charity Pionk, Director of the K.O. Lee Adult Day Health Center at Bethesda, recently earned CARES® Dementia Specialist™ (C.D.S.) Credentials through HealthCare Interactive. Pionk is the first person in South Dakota to earn the C.D.S credential. Pionk, who has an AS degree in Health Information Management and worked… Read more »

Communication Updates for Our Bethesda Families

Dear Families: As we continue to work through COVID-19 processes, we as a facility have a few items that we need your assistance with. It brightens your loved one’s day when you bring treats or drop of other needed items; however, due to the recent volume of these deliveries, we are needing to change our… Read more »

Communication Updates for Our Bethesda Families

Dear Families: As we continue to work through COVID-19 processes, we as a facility have a few items that we need your assistance with. It brightens your loved one’s day when you bring treats or drop of other needed items; however, due to the recent volume of these deliveries, we are needing to change our… Read more »

Bethesda Home of Aberdeen Receives Another 5-Star Quality Rating

Bethesda Home of Aberdeen was recently awarded another 5-Star Quality Rating by the United States government. Nursing Home Compare (NHC) provides quality ratings to each of the nation’s 15,000 Medicare and/or Medicaid-certified skilled nursing home facilities. In 2008, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) enhanced its Nursing Home Compare public reporting site to… Read more »

Bethesda Home of Aberdeen Receives Another 5-Star Quality Rating

Bethesda Home of Aberdeen was recently awarded another 5-Star Quality Rating by the United States government. Nursing Home Compare (NHC) provides quality ratings to each of the nation’s 15,000 Medicare and/or Medicaid-certified skilled nursing home facilities. In 2008, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) enhanced its Nursing Home Compare public reporting site to… Read more »

Wacky Workday!

Bethesda Aberdeen celebrated a WACKY WORKDAY on Friday, May 1st (complete with a WACKY WORKDAY parade)! Staff dressed as their “wackiest self” to help spread smiles and laughs.              

Wacky Workday!

Bethesda Aberdeen celebrated a WACKY WORKDAY on Friday, May 1st (complete with a WACKY WORKDAY parade)! Staff dressed as their “wackiest self” to help spread smiles and laughs.              

Window Art Provides Fun, Message of Hope!

Together, Bethesda Aberdeen continues to be strong and vibrant thanks to the collaborative spirit of our residents, clients and staff members. While practicing social distancing; we’re still having fun at Bethesda’s K.O. Lee Adult Day Health Center. https://aberdeenbethesda.org/servi…/adult-day-health-center/ The children of a few employees started the window art project. And, our Adult Day clients then… Read more »

Window Art Provides Fun, Message of Hope!

Together, Bethesda Aberdeen continues to be strong and vibrant thanks to the collaborative spirit of our residents, clients and staff members. While practicing social distancing; we’re still having fun at Bethesda’s K.O. Lee Adult Day Health Center. https://aberdeenbethesda.org/servi…/adult-day-health-center/ The children of a few employees started the window art project. And, our Adult Day clients then… Read more »