Recipe for Home Defining and Creating Home in Long-Term Care Facilities
JoAnne Coverdale Home is a place where you are content and you have your own clean space. It is also important to be able to do what you want with your space. Home is a place that you can spend time with your family and visitors. It is a place that you can choose where to spend your time and eat you meals. Home is feeling free to do what you want.
Olive Miller Home is a place where there is unity. It is a place where you treat others like family, the way you want to be treated. It is a place where when we are down in the dumps, our spirit can be lifted. Home is a place where you can get together with others and spend time doing things in enjoy each others company.
Ms. Sidle Home is a place where you can be with loved ones. It is a place that you can go about and do what you want. Being able to go and see plays and movies.
Natalie Neemen A home is some place quiet with privacy, where I am able to do as I please. A home is a place that is my own secure little haven.
Mr. Nelson Home is a quiet place with a radio and a television. It is a place where no one bothers you.
Nancy Keifer My home is where I use to live. I had a trailer in a trailer park as my home. It is a place where you are happy. Home is a place where I can be with my children.
Francis Passwaters Home means happiness. It is a place that makes you happy.
Jane Ewell Home is a place where I feel comfortable. It is a place where there is family and home cooked meal.
Virginia Wooten When I think of home, I think of my mother. I think of our family dinners and home cooking. My husband and I had a nice home.
Bill Attix Home is a place to go and stay. My home is a farm in Cheswold.
Sylvia Broderick Home is in Liberia. But all of my children are here in America now with me.
Jane Campbell Not here, but somewhere else with a kitchen, living room, and bathroom. I had an apartment with those things.
Arlene Gordon Home is a family with a father, a mother, and children. A home should always be neat and tidy. Where a mother and her daughter cook good food together and at the end of the work day the family sits and talks together.
Alice VanDyke Home is where family members spend time together. My husband and I had a favorite pond where we would often take our children swimming.
Edna Hoffner I lived at home with my Mom and my three sisters. My mother taught us how to be responsible and independent so that when I graduated I was able to go out and work.
Ruby Grasso Home means everything to me. My parents were wonderful role models. As an adult I patterned my home after my parents with mom in the kitchen and dad and my brother working with the horses on the farm. It was a really good life. Mom and Dad used to sit on the porch in their rocking chairs. They were good, Christian, church-going people that brought us up right.
Rose Young I have two grandkids and to me home is wherever they are. My husband is my sidekick. We see them and talk with them everyday. They always make me smile!
Chris Farlow Home means warmth! My home was in the farm belt where I raised donkeys and beef. My favorite memory is sleigh riding in the snow as a kid in New York.
Alfred Drummond When I think of home, I think of my childhood.
Ray Spillers My home was a three room apartment. Someone came in and cooked me breakfast and cleaned up the apartment. I liked it there. I had meals brought in. My son would visit me and bring extra food. I was getting along pretty good there.
Mr. Devine Home to me is my own home. It was wonderful. It felt very comfortable there. My in-laws were there and they helped us take care of things.
Francis Caldwell Home is the place where you want to be.
The Rights of a ResidentbyJim MacFarland • Scissors to Open Condiment Packs • Coffee strong enough to need sugar and hot enough to need to wait for. • Food with Flavor if no added Salt • Covered food where the flavor doesn't stick to the cover. • Food that avoids or prevents gastric distress.
The Rights of a ResidentJim MacFarland cont. • The Right to Pizza, Pasta, Pepsi and Alka Seltzer. • Ham and Cheese instead of Peanut Butter. • Continuity of care • To Smile and be smiled at. • Two hot dogs • Sufficient light to read or eat by.
The Rights of a ResidentJim MacFarland cont. • Happiness is: - A good joke. -A warm blanket. -A cold beer. -A bowl of tomato soup with Grilled Cheese. -A breath of fresh air. -A warm smile. -A home run -A dry sock -A warm puppy (thanks Chuck)
A Poem from Manor Care of Pike Creek Home A building of many stories that transcends my memories filled with children, parents and love gifted from God above. Comfort, security and peace we find in our short lives lease. Good food and Sunday dinners found for all the worlds saints and sinners. Laughter ringing through the halls, I can still hear my Mother's calls. Father's baritone voice that rings, our Home is where the angels sing!
Lifecare at Lofland Park What Home Means to Us L IS FOR ALL THE LOVE THAT IS GIVEN TO US. C IS FOR THE CONCERN OF EVERYONE IN OUR HOME A WAY FROM HOME. L IS FOR THE LOVELY BUILDING AND ITS SURROUNDINGS. P IS FOR THE PLEASANT AND CARING STAFF WE HAVE.
Lifecare at Lofland Park What Home Means to Us cont. ADD THESE ALL TOGETHER AND MIX ONE BY ONE AND THIS MAKES A LOVING HOME TO HAVE FOREVER AND EVER.