FH to offer PAID CNA TRAINING – applications now being accepted

Fort Hudson Homecare is now accepting applications for PAID PCA Training Class July 23 – Aug 2, 2018. For more info, contact Human Resources @ 518-747-2811.

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Fort Hudson Voted #1 Best of the Region 2018!

A picture (or in this case, 2 pictures) says a thousand words! That’s right – not one award but two awards were given to Fort Hudson!

Fort Hudson won #1 BEST OF THE REGION 2018 for catagories: Senior Living Facility & Home Health Care!

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Save The Date: June 9th Ladies Auxiliary Fundraiser — Moby Dick’s Fish Fry

The Fort Hudson Ladies Auxiliary is hosting Moby Dick’s Fish Fry & Bake Sale, Saturday, June 9th, from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm.    Fundraiser directly benefits the residents of Fort Hudson Health System.

Tickets for dinner (fish fry, french fries, coleslaw, roll) = $10.50
Cold Beverages sold (lemonade, ice tea, bottle water) = $1
Variety Baked Goods available at varied prices

All Tickets sold at the door!

Stop by the front of the Fort Hudson Nursing Center, 319 Broadway, Fort Edward, NY for this great fundraising event. This event will be held Rain or Shine.

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Fort Hudson Celebrates National Nutrition Month – March 2018

Get ready for National Nutrition Month at The Fort! Led by FH’s Registered Dieticians, March will offer activities, events, and drawings to inspire staff to make informed food choices and develop sound eating & exercise habits. This year’s theme: “Go Further With Food”!

Weekdays will offer a “test your nutrition smarts” question of the day – located by the timeclock. Give your answer, and hope to win the daily prize drawing from correct responses.

Weekly luncheon (signup required due to limited seating) will be offered in the boardroom – entrees made with whole foods to learn why we “go further with food”.

Tasting Tables will be on display in key areas of the building, twice through the month…stop by to see what the item or topic of the day is! Be adventurous and try a taste test!

All who participate throughout the month, will be eligible for a Grand Prize Drawing in early April! So get involved to support our Nutrition Services Team Members…with the added benefit of food education!

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ALL FH STAFF: W-2 forms are now available

Attention: ALL FH Staff from the Human Resource Office — all W-2’s will be available for pickup at the Nursing Center Reception Desk from 9:00 am to 6:00 PM from Jan 25 -29th. Any remaining W-2 Forms after this date, will be mailed to address on file in HR Office on Jan 30th.
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All FH Staff: Details for Employee Recognition Night Feb 2, 2018

Attn: ALL FH Staff – as mentioned previously — our Annual Employee Recognition Night is just around the corner! SAVE THE DATE!

Day / Date: Friday, Feb 2, 2018
Time: 5:30 PM cocktail reception with buffet dinner to follow
Location: The Six Flags Lodge

A wonderful evening out with your peers…enjoying dinner, cash bar, awards ceremony & entertainment by DJ Luny tunz!
Staff Price: Complementary (RSVP is required!)
Guest Price: $25 per person

RSVP required no later than Jan 23, 2018 in person or via telephone 518-747-2811 to either Katie Carpenter HR at ext 262 OR Alica Dooris, Executive Asst at ext 202 . Don’t delay in signing up! We can’t wait to see you there!

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January 2018 Nursing Center Activity Calendar

We are pleased to share the Fort Hudson Nursing Center MONTHLY calendar of events with our families and friends.  We hope this information will help to plan and enhance your visits with loved ones!   We also hope it will allow you to encourage participation!  To find the calendar, follow the (2) simple steps below:

  1. Click on the highlighted LINK below marked AUG2017. A new window will appear with the same link
  2. Click on the highlighted LINK marked AUG2017 a second  time.  The calendar will appear on screen!

Any questions related to Nursing Center activities can be directed to Steve Brand, Director of Recreation and Volunteers at (518) 747-2811.   We hope to see you at some events!

jan calendar

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save the date: ALL FH STAFF – Annual Recognition Event 2/2/18

ATTN: ALL STAFF! Year 2018 has arrived, and with it the plans for Fort Hudson’s Annual Employee Recognition Night!
We are very excited to say we are returning to the Six Flags Lodge for our big event! SAVE THE DATE for the evening of peer recognition, laughs, dinner & entertainment!
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 2, 2018 at 5:30PM. More details to follow…mark your calendar today!

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ALL FH STAFF: convenient link to update/renew your benefits!

The deadline is fast approaching for all Fort Hudson Employees to register for their 2018 benefits.   This is your annual opportunity to enroll, drop or change benefit coverage.

It is very important to note: Even if currently enrolled in a program – ALL STAFF must re-enroll for 2018 year. The link to do this can be found below — Deadline is November 27th – so don’t delay!
If you have further questions, please contact 518-747-2811 Elizabeth Parsons, HR Director x264 or Katie Carpenter, HR Assistant x262.  OR  click the following hyperlink to access the portal for employee benefit renewal…

https://www.employeenavigator.com/benefits/Account/Login

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Attn: ALL STAFF – open enrollment for benefits year 2018 is now here!

ATTN: ALL Fort Hudson Staff — open enrollment is here!
This is your annual opportunity to enroll, drop or change benefit coverage. There is a carrier change for 2018, and we encourage everyone to attend a meeting in order to ensure you are making an informed choice. Meetings will be held at a variety of times, in the downstairs conference room, located by the timeclock.
Monday: Nov 13– at 9:00 am, 11:00 am, 1:00 pm
Tuesday: Nov 15– at 6:00 am, 12 noon, 2:15 pm
Representatives from Marshall & Sterling and MVP will be on site to answer follow up questions between meetings
ANYONE wanting coverage in 2018 for Health, Dental, Vision, or Voluntary Life Insurance(s) MUST ENROLL in coverage by Monday November 27th using the iNavigator benefits portal. Even if you are currently enrolled in a program — note you MUST actively re-enroll for the 2018 calendar year.
If you have further questions, please contact 518-747-2811 Elizabeth Parsons, HR Director x264 or Katie Carpenter, HR Assistant x262
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