We are excited to annouce that we will be scheduling family visits!  Cali, along with the rest of us are looking forward to seeing you again!

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A visit from Union College

Union College Edna Jenkins Mann School of Nursing senior class came to visit the residents at Barbourville Health and Rehabilitation Center. They were given a tour and enjoyed lunch at their beautiful home. Thank you for the visit and hope to see you all again soon.

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Happy Thanksgiving 2019

Residents and their families enjoyed a very happy Thanksgiving meal together at Barbourville Health and Rehabilitation Center. Lots of story telling and of course eating throughout the day. Hope everyone had a very safe and wonderful Thanksgiving.

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2019 KAHCF

Barbourville Health and Rehabilitation Center would like to congratulate all the winners at the KAHCF banquet. Most of all Barbourville’s very own Lenora Gray for her top ten win in the Supportive Care Category. Congratulations!

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Residents are thankful for…

Barbourville Health and Rehabilitation Center would like to share how very thankful they are to have amazing, caring, and kind staff to care for the wonderful residents. Some of the residents even took the time to make something to show how thankful they are.

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Dehydration in Seniors

Drinking enough water daily is important for everyone, but more importantly for seniors. Dehydration can easily cause a variety of serious health problems including a urinary tract infection (UTI), falls, kidney stones, and more. Unfortunately, dehydration is common with seniors due to the fact that they naturally have less water in their bodies. They also…

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Halloween fun at the HRC

Residents and staff at Barbourville Health and Rehabilitation Center enjoyed celebrating Halloween. Costumes, prizes, games and fun were shared by all. Creative costumes were seen all around the facility, worn by not only staff, but residents too.

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Help your aging parents with their finances

No matter the age or who you talk with, finances are always a sensitive subject. But this is a subject that needs to be talked about when it comes to aging parents. Forgetting to pay bills, making unwise purchases, or even getting confused when it comes to their bank account. To reduce defensiveness there are…

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Residents’ Rights Month

October is Residents’ Rights Month, an annual event to honor residents living in a long-term care facilities. Barbourville Health and Rehabilitation Center were honored to celebrate with their residents. They were joined by Arlene Gibson, the ombudsman, Corey Chesnut with Forcht Bank, and the mayor of Barbourville, David Thompson. Mayor Thompson signed the resident right…

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Happy Food and Nutrition Services Week

October 7 – 11 is Food and Nutrition Services Week. The residents and staff at Barbourville Health and Rehabilitation Center would like to show their appreciation for their team. They are very lucky to have such a dedicated staff cooking the culinary masterpieces for everyone daily. Thank you for everything you do for each and…

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Learning with the Ombudsman

Staff at Barbourville Health and Rehabilitation Center had a great time learning with the OMBUDSMAN. Employees got to experience a new outlook on dementia and the effect it has on the resident’s activities of daily living. It was an emotional and educational day for all involved.