Staff Feature Interview: Amanda Bromley – Social Worker

Fort Hudson recently filled the post of S & G-Wing Social Worker, and we would like to officially welcome Amanda Bromley to The Fort! We thought we would help everyone to get to know her better by asking a few questions… Q. How did you find yourself in the career of Social Worker?  “I have been working…
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Fort Hudson Staff Bake for a Good Cause

Fort Hudson salutes Elliott F. and Cindy L. who spent the weekend baking numerous cakes for a Berg Family Benefit. The event helped raise funds for the family of the deadly explosion in Salem NY. The chefs worked out of The Fort kitchen to complete their work. Great Job Elliott and Cindy – we are…
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Thanks to all for hard work

We wish to express our appreciation to our amazing staff for their hard work and efforts throughout this weekend’s storm.  We are pleased to report that the campus had nominal damage and grounds cleanup is underway!

2PM UPDATE: Hurricane Irene & The Fort

Hope everyone is staying safe – so far this is the only casualty of the storm (front grounds of nursing home). At this point….Power is on, Internet is working, and Staff are upbeat at The Fort!

Staffing Report: All Programs are SOLID

As of 9AM Sunday Morning:  Report in from Nursing Supervisors from Nursing Center and Homecare….staffing levels are SOLID!  Many thanks to the dedicated employees of Fort Hudson!   Great Job!!

A message from CEO: Impending Storm

Attention FH Employees. Severe weather expected Sunday. In the event of widespread power and/or telephone outages, communication will be difficult. Employees are asked to make every effort to monitor news of local conditions, and adhere to posted schedule unless conditions preclude i. Use devices (cell, FBook) to contact the facility if you are unable to…
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Weekend HOMECARE STAFF – Prep TIPS!

W/E HOMECARE STAFF – Know client emergency contact info. (NHTD clients – ck. plan of protective oversight). Emerg. Kit: water, flashlight, batteries, blanket, incontinence prod. Collect client meds, diabetic items, homecare record for easy access. Client w/cordless phone: keep charged @ all times.Client w/oxygen: make sure backup tanks full or calll # for refill. Bring…
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PREPARATION TIPS for upcoming Storm

Planning makes a difference!!   Here’s a few TODAY task tips. Charge electronics (cell, Ipod, laptop, camera, e-book, port DVD player). Find camp stuff (flashlight, batt. radio, air mattress) in case you need basement for safety. Freeze cooler icepacks in case power takes fridge out. Get games, puzzles, books, crayons, toys out now so that…
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Hurricane Irene UPDATE – National Weather Service

National Weather Service Storm update: the center of hurricane was located 490 miles s/sw of Torrington CT, 530 miles s/sw of Pittsfield MA. Intensity = 85 mph. Our area overview: Rains begin this eve, heavy overnight into Sun. Winds 40+ mph arrive on Sunday w/gusts up to 70 mph w/ driving heavy rains possible. wind…
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Weekend HOMECARE STAFF – A few tips as we approach the coming storm.   Know your client emergency contact info. (for those who are NHTD clients – check the plan of protective oversight).  Assist with an Emergency Kit: water, flashlight, batteries, blanket, incontinence products.  Collect client meds, diabetic items, & homecare record for easy access. Clients w/cordless…
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