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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: https://doh.sd.gov/documents/COVID19/South_Dakota_Back_to_Normal_Nursing_Home_Reopening_Plan.pdf Checklist: https://doh.sd.gov/documents/COVID19/NursingHome_ReOpening_Checklist.pdf Thanks,… 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: https://doh.sd.gov/documents/COVID19/South_Dakota_Back_to_Normal_Nursing_Home_Reopening_Plan.pdf Checklist: https://doh.sd.gov/documents/COVID19/NursingHome_ReOpening_Checklist.pdf Thanks,… 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 »

A VIRTUAL HELLO from our residents to all of you . . .

Nothing makes us happier than sharing some video of our residents sending “virtual” greetings to family and friends. As we face this time of uncertainty together, we’re always finding positive ways to look after ourselves and each other at Bethesda Aberdeen! Find our fun videos below of our Bethesda Home and Bethesda Towne Square residents… Read more »

A VIRTUAL HELLO from our residents to all of you . . .

Nothing makes us happier than sharing some video of our residents sending “virtual” greetings to family and friends. As we face this time of uncertainty together, we’re always finding positive ways to look after ourselves and each other at Bethesda Aberdeen! Find our fun videos below of our Bethesda Home and Bethesda Towne Square residents… Read more »

Happy Birthday Wishes Delivered “Social Distancing” Style

One thing that isn’t lacking in our time of “social distancing” is a sense of creativity! Our staff at Bethesda Towne Square Assisted Living Community captured this creative (and very heartwarming) scene today! We know this resident felt the love of her two daughters . . . even if the Birthday Wishes had to be… Read more »

Happy Birthday Wishes Delivered “Social Distancing” Style

One thing that isn’t lacking in our time of “social distancing” is a sense of creativity! Our staff at Bethesda Towne Square Assisted Living Community captured this creative (and very heartwarming) scene today! We know this resident felt the love of her two daughters . . . even if the Birthday Wishes had to be… Read more »