To our residents, families and community

Thank you for being a member of our Signature family. We appreciate the opportunity to serve you. At Signature, we believe in doing the right thing, and to us, this means being transparent and openly communicating about matters affecting the organization.

This letter is to make you aware that Signature HealthCARE has entered into a settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General to resolve a matter involving therapy services at some of our skilled nursing facilities.

It is important for you to know that this settlement will not impact the quality of care or innovative initiatives provided to our residents. Resident care remains our first priority, and we are dedicated to continuing our mission and vision to revolutionize the Healthcare industry with exemplary resident-centered care and innovative quality of life initiatives.

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Signature HealthCARE of Chapel Hill Holds Blessing of Hands

At Signature HealthCARE, Spirituality is one of the pillars of our company’s vision to radically change the landscape of healthcare forever. Chaplains serve our Stakeholders and Residents in each home in the Signature family. They work hard to enhance the quality of life each Stakeholder and Elder in our homes by promoting the integration of spirituality and faith into many aspects of care.

On January 24th our home hosted a Blessing of the Hands Ceremony. Our Chaplain and Director of Spirituality, Rev. Chris Wyckoff, planned this service which was led with the assistance of special guests, Chaplain Gail Smith and Chaplain Ann Ritter of University of North Carolina Health Care. “It is my hope that this service will help our stakeholders and volunteers launch the new year with an act of rededication to the service of our Elders.”, says Rev. Wyckoff.

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A Great Memory From the Holiday Season

While the Holiday season has passed, there are times when fond and fun memories from the season fill our hearts. The 4th Annual Rehab Auction held for our residents is one such fond and fun memory.

Our Elders look forward to this special holiday event that gives them an opportunity to bid on a fantastic array of items from blankets, socks and soaps to watches, shirts and coats. “The residents have a chance to win clothing that they need, jewelry, hygiene items, and gifts to give their family members for Christmas which makes them feel wonderful,” says Karen Edwards, a member of the physical therapy department who began this event four years ago.

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Happy National Activity Professionals Week!

In celebration of National Activity Professionals week we would like to say thank you! On a daily basis, you make sure that our elders have a great Quality of Life. You go above and beyond ensuring that you meet the needs and interest of each of our elders.

Thank you for your continued dedication and commitment to our elders at Signature HealthCARE of Chapel Hill.

Congratulate our December Sacred 6 Champions

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December’s Sacred Six Champion selections were so outstanding that we had to call it a tie! Congratulations to Jennifer Bush and Pat McKinerny, our Sacred 6 Positivity Champions for December. These two stakeholder leaders always exhibit the can-do attitude, goal-oriented focus, and contagious good mood that make them exemplars among our staff.

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