News & Updates
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.
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.
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.
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.
We are presenting health and well being information for long term care residents and caregivers who are residents of the greater Orange County community.
Tuesday October 24th at 6:30pm we are presenting Brain Health Education. There are diet and activity options that can help improve brain function. Come hear these ideas that can even assist those who already experience the effects of dementia related illness.
Tuesday November 28th at 6:30 pm we are presenting Dementia Education. Come find out more information about dementia, its impact, and ways for caring for your loved one.
Signature HealthCARE and the Orange County Department on Aging present Community and Family Nights at Signature HealthCARE of Chapel Hill.
The greater Orange County community is invited for a FREE three part series that will provide education on the skilled nursing, rehabilitation, and long term care services provided to our community by Signature HealthCARE of Chapel Hill.
The Orange County Department on Aging will present information on Orange County Aging Resources, Brain Health Education, and Dementia Education. Refreshments will be provided!
Dates and times for the Community and Family Nights are as follows: