3 Fall Risk Factors You Should Know

By: Holly Harmon — Falling, particularly with aging adults, is a scary reality. In fact, the risk of falling increases with age. At skilled nursing centers across the country, health care teams are working with residents and their families to prevent falls before they even occur. But if your loved one does take a fall, […]

David Place Utilizes New Technology to Improve Quality of Life

DAVID CITY NEBRASKA – David Place is proud to have excellent Quality Partners, dedicated to improving products and services for older adults. It’s Never 2 Late (in2L), a Colorado based organization, and one of our Quality Partners is proud to announce preliminary results of a year-long study on effective alternatives to prescription drugs for older […]

Community and Family Picnic May 15

Please join us on May 15th, 2015 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. for a Community Picnic.  Food will be provided by David Place. Questions?  Contact Helen at 402-367-3144. Hope to see you there! […]

M*A*S*H* Bash

In Honor of VSL’s 40th anniversary this year we decided to throw a M*A*S*H* themed party for our residents and staff. With the help of the Life Enrichment Department, Nurse Shelly, and NA Laurie a makeshift “camp” was constructed in the dining room to look like a mobile army surgical hospital. We served lunch in […]

David Place Coronation

A big hit of the month of February is the Coronation of the King and Queen of David Place. We had voting open to any of the residents at our campus. Staff, Families, and residents were all encouraged to vote. The Coronation itself drew a large crowd in anticipation of a new King and Queen. […]

Mary Steinberger Retires After 33 Years

We said farewell to our MDS Coordinator (also had been RN and DON during her tenure) Mary Steinberger after 33 years of service to David Place and the VSL family. We have many fond memories of Mary. Her wisdom, advice, and general knowledge of keeping order will be missed. We hope that she enjoys her […]

David Place, David City, NE; Ridgewood Rehabilitation and Care Center, Seward, and The Manor at Elfindale, Springfield, MO, Recognized For Improving Quality Care

  The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) announced that nationwide, more than 7,400 long term and post-acute care organizations have achieved one or more of AHCA/NCAL’s Quality Initiative’s four goals. Among the achievers are 7,436 skilled nursing care centers and 298 assisted living communities, 151 of which achieved the […]

Aldrich is new David Place Administrator

The Banner-Press BY SHARI AND JIM REISDORFF FOR THE BANNER-PRESS For Barb Aldrich, david place is the place she can make a difference. In order to do that, Aldrich has returned to the nursing home facility here in a new capacity as administrator. She took over the position June 2, succeeding former long-time administrator Mary […]

Caregiver Checklist

The following checklist will help you identify your care needs. With this information, your health care provider can help you customize a care solution. View Checklist […]

Care 911: Finding care during a time crunch or crisis

Sometimes unexpected circumstances, distance or a lack of resources can escalate a situation to one of immediate need or crisis proportions. A hospital may catch you off guard with plans of a discharge. Regardless of cause, you’ve got to find a care solution fast. Personal obligations or out-of-town coordination further complicate the situation. Fortunately, there […]

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