Feed the Farmer 2017

It has become an annual tradition for David Place to feed the farmers of our community. Again this year, we headed out to the local co-ops and provided a takeout meal to farmers as they came through the co-op delivering grain. We provided sack lunches at 6 co-op locations, serving almost 350 meals. Harvest is […]

VSL Scholarship Awarded

David Place’s Mary Ann Mattingly recently received the Vetter Senior Living Scholarship to help her accomplish her goal of receiving her RN degree. The award was presented by Director of Nursing Trudy Svoboda before a meeting with staff members.  Mary Ann, humble as she is, would only consent to sharing this news, if it was […]

Trick-or-Treating at David Place

Trick or Treaters were invited to David Place on Halloween, with around 200 attending this year.  Joy was evident on the faces of our elders as they saw everything from princesses and ladybugs, to scary creatures you wouldn’t want to meet in the dark.  Smiles and laughter were abundant, and occasionally surprise at some of […]

Feed the Farmer

During harvest season, when the farmers are in the midst of their busiest time, David Place team members go out to the area Co-ops to provide a meal to the farmers. This is our way of saying thank you and giving back to the community.  Last year was so successful, that this year the program […]

Quilt of Valor Awarded

On October 17, Harold Heins was in his room at David Place when he was greeted by a knock at the door. He wasn’t expecting visitors and had never met the 3 ladies who had come to see him that day.  You can imagine his surprise to learn the ladies were volunteers with the Quilts […]

Free Help with Medicare Part D Enrollment

People with Medicare Part D prescription drug insurance can compare new drug insurance between October 15 and December 7 for 2017 drug plans. New Part C Advantage Plans can also be compared at that time. The Nebraska Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) will sponsor a series of events for people with Medicare to get […]

David Place Earns National Award for Quality Care

David Place, a provider of rehabilitation, long-term care and adult day care services in David City, Nebraska, has earned the 2016 Silver – Achievement in Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL). The award recognizes providers across the nation that have demonstrated their commitment to improving quality […]

Meet the Graduates

Meet the newest Certified Nursing Assistants who will be providing care at David Place.  Six students were accepted for the Certified Nursing Assistant class held in August at David Place, and all six successfully completed the program.  The class includes classroom and hands-on instruction, supervised practice of skills, followed by a written exam and skills competency testing by […]

Fun At The County Fair

Every summer the Life Enrichment staff, together with volunteers, assists several residents to attend our local county fair. Adding to the excitement was the anticipation of finding out what ribbon they received, for those residents who had entered projects in the fair this year.   Huge smiles spread across faces, as residents saw their projects displayed […]

NHCA visits David Place

  On August 5, David Place was honored with a visit from Cindi Keister of the Nebraska Health Care Association. This visit was an opportunity for NHCA to view our home and see firsthand the exciting things we are doing.  According to Cindy, “Seeing member facilities is incredibly helpful as we strive to serve our […]

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