“Wii” Bowling Tourney – FUN for all @ The Fort

The Recreation Therapy Dept. recently held their annual Wii Bowling Tournament!  It was held on Monday Sept. 19th in the main dining room.  Teams comprised of Residents/Staff were paired together.  The pairings included Nasar I., Virginia C., Gail M., Joanne C., Tina H., Wilda E., Carmella Z., Betty D., David T., Dorothy B., and Carol…
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Staff Inservice now available ONLINE: Corporate Compliance

ATTN: all Staff.  If you were unable to attend the mandatory Corporate Compliance Inservice held @ the fort yesterday or this morning, please click the EMPLOYEE button on the homepage.  Under Employee Education, you will find an ONLINE Module for your convenience.  Simply review the Module, and then print & complete the Post-Test and Certificate.  Homecare staff return documents…
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A tidbit of general info: NY D.M.V. drops eye test requirement

Albany, NY – New York is about to drop its requirement that motorists take an eye test when they renew their drivers licenses.  Beginning Wednesday, the state Department of Motor Vehicles will let customers “self-certify” that they meet the vision requirements to drive, Commissioner Barbara J. Fiala said in a prepared statement. People getting licenses…
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Corporate Compliance KICKOFF~

All STAFF:  please note a mandatory new inservice will be held WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28th in the conference room.  Subject is Corporate Compliance led by our new corp. compliance officer Nasar Islam.  TImes are 10am, 11 am, 1:30 PM, and 2:15PM.  If you can make one of those times – that would be GREAT!  Hope to…
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  Up…up…and away! Our 2011 balloon launch was a success! They even allowed visitors to ride in the basket for a tethered ride! Many thanks to all involved, especially the exceptional efforts of the evening staff and ACC nursing students. They were able to get every resident who was interested out to the front grounds to…
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Balloon Launch @ Fort Hudson parking lot TOMORROW (Wed)

Just a reminder that Fort Hudson will be launching a hot air balloon in the front parking lot (weather permitting) on Wednesday, September 21st.  All staff/visitors need to be cleared out of the FRONT PARKING LOT no later than 4PM.   The balloon will begin it’s fill at that time — with actual lift off expected at approximately 5:45PM.  Any…
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Quote of the Day/Week!

Fort Hudson thought it would be fun to randomly select a resident, staff member, visitor, rehab patient, vendor etc. and get a “QUOTE” — a tidbit of wisdom, funny, or otherwise!  Today we share the following…” You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.”  -Indira Gandhi

Fort Hudson Volunteers Recognized in Poststar Article

Volunteers of Fort Hudson Health System made the newspapers last week in a Poststar Article.  Check out the following link to read this story! http://poststar.com/lifestyles/volunteers-become-family/article_d46a297a-d59c-11e0-bdd3-001cc4c03286.html

Staff Feature Interview: Barbara Celeste, RN Staff Development Coordinator

Fort Hudson wishes to officially welcome Barbara Celeste, RN to The Fort!  Barbara will be responsible for aspects of staff education across all departments.  In addition, she is responsible for Infection Control.  We thought we would help everyone to get to know her better by asking a few questions… Q. How long have you been in the…
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Staff & Resident FLU VACCINE is here!

It’s that time of year again to protect yourself, loved ones, and residents we serve by getting an influenza vaccination.  Fort Hudson will begin offering FREE Flu Vaccine for all employees, residents, volunteers, and contracted employees on Tuesday, Sept. 6th and Wedneday, Sept. 7th…from 6am-4pm.  For more information contact Tammy Barry, RN in the Employee Health Office.

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