Volume XXX, Number 4,
 April 2015

National Nursing Home Week, May 10-15, 2015, “BRING ON THE FIESTA!”

Start planning now for your facility’s successful National Nursing Home Week which begins on Mother’s Day, May 10th.  The week provides a potpourri of opportunities for you to include & educate your community on LTC while celebrating and recognizing your residents, resident family members, staff, etc.!  Entice in new guests, infrequent visitors and local VIPs to realize and appreciate the importance of a kind word, a personal touch and being connected to the residents.  CLICK HERE to visit the National Nursing Home Week website for information on ordering celebration t-shits, posters, banners, etc. and to download a Planning Guide filled with Party Tips, Activities, Music, Crafts, Food Event Products, Social Media and PR Downloads.  Sample Communication pieces (Press Release, Proclamation and Letter to TV & Radio media) are readily available for your use when inviting your community to your “Bring On the Fiesta!” Celebration events throughout the week!

President’s Report

Legislative Update

Commitment to Care

State News

Federal News

Announcements & Recognitions


Region News


If you have suggestions for education sessions or questions about THCA education, please contact Sue Wilson at the THCA office swilson@txhca.org.