July is UV Safety Month: Five Ways to Protect Yourself from UV Rays

June 30, 2022 — Overexposure to ultraviolet sunlight (UV rays) is believed to be the dominant external factor in a person’s development of skin cancer. You may lower your risk for skin cancer by following these five steps: Avoid Direct Sun Exposure: Avoid exposing your skin to direct sunlight during midday (generally from 10am to 4pm). This is the... Read More

Cooking Club!

June 30, 2022 — Cooking Club is one of our most favorite activities at Irvine Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Last month we made our very own personal pan pizzas with the toppings of our choice. If you have any recipes you would like to share or would like us to try, please let us know!

East Side Therapy Star: Brandon F.

June 30, 2022 — Brandon has been selected as East Side Therapy Star of the Month for July. Brandon has been at the facility for a little over a month. Brandon has been working diligently with our therapy staff to meet the goals he has set for himself. Brandon has suffered from Spina Bifida his whole life but has... Read More

Employee of the Month: Tiffany J.

June 30, 2022 — Resident Council selected Tiffany Jones for our Employee of the Month for the month of July! Tiffany has been an employee of Irvine Nursing and Rehabilitation Center since November of 2021 but has been a SRNA for over 14 years. Tiffany says that she loves her job and takes pride in knowing that she gets... Read More

West Side Therapy Star: Sean R.

June 30, 2022 — Sean was selected by Therapy Director, Clare, to be our West Side Therapy Star of the month. Sean is originally from New York and moved to KY many years ago. Sean has been working extremely hard with OT and PT to reach his goals here at the facility. When speaking to the staff, they state... Read More

National Cancer Survivors Day

June 1, 2022 — National Cancer Survivors Day, June 5, is a celebration of life that is held around the world on the first Sunday in June. It is a celebration of those who have survived, and hope for those who are still battling their illness. Did you know: In America there are more than 16.9 million cancer survivors,... Read More

Nursing Home Week Highlights

June 1, 2022 — During the week of May 9th, we celebrated National Nursing Home Week. We started our week with a celebration for all the wonderful mothers within our facility. This was followed by a Hawaiian Luau, movies in our PJs and we ended the week with a cookout and small carnival for both residents and staff. We... Read More

Doughnuts With Dad!

June 1, 2022 — On June 20th, we will be celebrating all the fathers in our lives. We will be having a celebration called “Doughnuts with Dad”, where we’ll enjoy a doughnut from “Dough Daddy’s” of Richmond! We are excited to celebrate the men who selflessly raised some of the best people in our community. Unfortunately, due to covid... Read More

Employee of the Month: Ashley R.

June 1, 2022 — Ashley has been an employee of Irvine Nursing and Rehabilitation Center since October, when she decided to take the leap and join our SRNA class at the facility! She has studied, practiced, and studied some more and is now a SRNA! When she isn’t at the facility, she enjoys being outdoors and doing activities with... Read More

Short-Term Therapy Success Stories

June 1, 2022 — Elbert recently admitted into the center for our rehab to home program. Elbert is an Estill County native and Air Force Veteran. Elbert has worked diligently with PT and OT to be able to go home. Clare, the facility Therapy Director has stated, “Elbert has set goals for himself and has worked really hard to... Read More