11:10PM update: community gas leak

At this time – there are no issues or problems on the fort hudson campus.  Many calls are coming in asking about evacuation.  Public officials are NOT intending to evacuate anyone from the campus (nursing center or oaks).  If this status should change, we will post it here or at our facebook page.

Attn: Staff Update – Community Gas Alert

As of 10:25PM – any staff that are assigned to work at the fort WILL be able to access the campus.  If stopped by public personnel, identify yourself (healthcare staff) and your destination (nursing center).  You will be allowed to continue to work.  At this time, there are NO ISSUES or PROBLEMS noted across the…
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Campus News: Fort Hudson Secures Grant for new buses

About 8 months ago, Fort Hudson applied for Department of Transportation (DOT) funding for the purchase of 2 wheelchair accessible vans; one to replace an aging vehicle, and one for expanding service.  Recently, our grant was approved at the state level, and is expected to have final funding approval at the federal level in February….
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Photo Gallery: A few snapshots of fun December events @ The Fort

If you wish to see a few photos of December events, simply click on the facebook icon on this page.  It will automatically open Fort Hudson’s page (you do NOT need to join facebook to view the photos).  Enjoy the pictures and have a great day!

Can you help brighten someone’s Christmas this year?

Can YOU help this year?  Washington County Social Services currently has 20+ families still waiting to be “adopted” this Christmas.  Social services can provide wish lists over the phone.  Please consider spreading the holiday spirit and allowing another family of Washington County the chance to have a wonderful Christmas.  Call (518) 746-2320 TODAY to be…
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Hat’s off to all the staff that made Friday’s Nursing Center Resident Holiday Party such a success!   With teamwork, this facility-wide event was fun, festive, and memorable for all who attended.  A special mention to Fort Hudson’s Food Service Deparment — outstanding!!

A follow up: Nursing Home Exodus article PART 2

for those of you who read the article from the other day — here is PART 2.  The Nursing Home Exodus, Part 2 By PAULA SPAN In January, when he was only 91, Edwin Murphy awoke in a hospital in Albuquerque, N.M., and learned that he’d had a heart attack. It wasn’t his first. Like…
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The latest trend in senior care: A slow exodus from nursing home to community

This is an interesting article on current trends across NY and the nation.  The concept allows for senior care that one usually receives at a nursing home, to be applied in the community setting instead.  Click on the following link to learn more about this initiative… http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fnewoldage.blogs.nytimes.com%2F2011%2F12%2F06%2Fan-exodus-from-nursing-homes%2F%3Fref%3Dhealth&h=wAQH_QOLnAQENzFtB4qf3B4EBU6jYfKVxbNdeBUuxp_ZO3w

An appreciation letter from family: Fort Hudson Rehabilitation

Fort Hudson receives many letters of appreciation reflecting the fine work of our staff…here is a recent one we wish to share: “We really don’t know how we could thank Fort Hudson enough for all the hard work & compassion my mom received while she was there.  Starting with Tina & Wendy who explained her…
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