Employee of the Year

January 2, 2021 — Franklin Simpson Nursing & Rehab would like to recognize Dawn Rust as our 2020 Employee of the Year. Dawn is extremely hard working, flexible and dedicated to her job. Dawn is our Central Supply Clerk, Scheduler, and a CNA. She wears many hats and is excellent at all of them. Her work ethic is impressive,... Read More

Birthday Wishes and a Warm Welcome!

January 2, 2021 — Happy Birthday to our wonderful Residents & Staff! Angie 1/8 Jamie W. 1/9 Amy B. 1/23 Alma K. 1/26 James B. 1/30 Welcome New Residents Welcome to the facility, Linda P. & John C

Cut the Clutter in the New Year!

January 2, 2021 — Is clutter bogging you down? Maybe it is stealing valuable closet space? Or collecting dust on too many knick-knacks? Cut the clutter with these easy steps: First, identify different types of clutter: Something you have had for more than six months and have used one time or less. Too many items crammed into a small... Read More

Donate Blood and Blood Plasma Safely to Help Save Lives

January 2, 2021 — This January, the American Red Cross celebrates National Blood Donor Month and recognizes the life-saving contributions from blood, platelet, and plasma donors. As we begin the New Year, the Red Cross and CDC are encouraging individuals to donate blood and plasma if they are well and able to do so, while continuing to practice safe... Read More

Happy Activity Professionals Week!

January 2, 2021 — We owe a lot to our Activities team for keeping our residents and families encouraged to safely participate and interact in so many innovative ways during the past year. From hallway Bingo to window visits, they have gone above and beyond to lift us all up with new activities. Luckily January 24-30 is designated to... Read More

National Hobby Month

January 2, 2021 — Did you resolve to start a new hobby in the new year? Well that’s perfect, because January is National Hobby Month. Many of us may find that we have more time on our hands as we get older, and picking up a new hobby may be a great use of this extra time. One option... Read More

Holiday Bell Craft

December 3, 2020 — Supplies: Small terra cotta pot, paints, ribbon, bell Optional: glue, fake gems, glitter, stickers, puff balls, other decor Bell ornaments are a lot of fun to make, and they will last for years. Small terra cotta pots are the best to use. First paint the outside of the pot any color; maybe white for a... Read More

Wishing Everyone a Very Happy Birthday and a Warm Welcome!

December 3, 2020 — Happy Birthday to our Residents & Staff! Barbra T. December 02 Coleen B. December 12 Robert T. December 12 Donald H. December 14 Tina E. December 25 Frances K. December 31 Welcome New Residents! Shelia H. Sherry F

Keep It Simple: Resolutions for 2021

December 3, 2020 — Most would agree that sticking to New Years Resolutions is tricky during the best of times, and planning resolutions while in the midst of a pandemic can be extra challenging. The most popular resolutions, like more exercise, saving money, and eating healthy, are difficult to get excited about when you are burdened with every day... Read More

Holiday Safety Guidelines

December 3, 2020 — As many people in the United States begin to plan winter holiday celebrations, the CDC offers the following considerations to help protect individuals and their families, friends, and communities from COVID-19. These considerations are meant to supplement—not replace—any state, local, territorial, or tribal health and safety laws, rules, and regulations with which holiday gatherings must... Read More