Celebrating National Nurses Week
It’s National Nurses Week. Nurses have important roles in all eight, Seattle-area Era Living communities. This week we celebrate our nursing staff and partners from the University of Washington School of Nursing. Their dedication to excellent care is unparalleled.
The American Nurses Association has proclaimed the theme of National Nurses Week 2018 to be: Inspire. Innovate. Influence.
The care team at Ida Culver House Broadview earned the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Five-Star Rating. And, the Ida Culver House Broadview team recently received a second deficiency-free report from the state.
The Terrace at The Gardens at Town Square in Bellevue is one of the first memory care communities in Washington to adopt the Music & Memory program. Caregivers use music as therapy for residents living with Alzheimer’s and dementia.
At Aljoya Thornton Place, UW Medicine Nurse Practitioner Emily Hilderman helps residents get healthy and stay well. Like a health sherpa, Hilderman combines her knowledge of chronic disease management with preventive medicine to guide residents toward healthier lifestyle choices. And, she actually makes it fun!
In addition, we recognize the compassionate spirit, intellectual engagement, and attention to detail that nurses bring to work every day. We are grateful to have a highly qualified and committed staff of nurses. And, we are thankful for our partners in care from the University of Washington School of Nursing.