Pigs in a Blanket Day is April 24th

Pigs in a blanket may seem like a modern snack, but as early as the 1600’s field workers in England put meat inside dough for a quick and convenient meal. The first modern reference to pigs in a blanket occurred in a 1957 Betty Crocker children’s cookbook. The recipe referred to hot dogs, cocktail or... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

As April approaches we are thankful for the warm weather and longer days of sunshine! This month we will get to experience Good Friday and Easter weekend.  Thank you for your continuous support of the facility and staff. We appreciate our residents and resident families. Happy Spring! – Jessica Shepherd, BSW, LNHA

Stress Management Tips

Everyone needs successful stress management techniques. Try any of these easy-to-learn and easy-to-implement tips: Copy good stress managers. Have you noticed there are some people who always appear calm in stressful situations? What are they doing differently? What language do they use? Try to sit down with them for a chat. Learn from the best... Read More
Jokes, The World’s Best Medicine

Jokes, The World’s Best Medicine

What were the last jokes that made you roll around on the floor because you were laughing so hard? Was it on a TV show, or part of a stand-up comedy routine, or part of a recent lecture? In any event, do you remember how it made you feel? It’s likely that joke probably made... Read More
The Origins of Easter

The Origins of Easter

The Easter holiday is a very important celebration in Christianity and honors Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the dead. The Christian church celebrates Easter on the first Sunday after the first full moon after March 21. This year Easter falls on April 12. Each year, Easter is preceded by Lent, a 40-day period of reflection and... Read More
April is National Occupational Therapy Month

April is National Occupational Therapy Month

Since 1980, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) has celebrated National Occupational Therapy Month and the 213,000 occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and students who work nationwide to create fuller lives for clients and their families. Occupational therapy practitioners enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping their clients to... Read More

COVID-19 Facility Update 3/11/20

To Our Residents and Family Members: We know many of you are concerned about the spread of COVID-19 (the new coronavirus) and how it may impact us here at Oneida Nursing & Rehab Center. Ensuring residents are cared for in a safe and healthy environment is our first priority. At this time, we do NOT... Read More

Coronavirus 2020 (COVID-19) Letter to the Community

Dear Community Partners, As your trusted health care provider, employer, and partner we want to provide you with updated information on the respiratory illness outbreak, COVID-19, that originated in Wuhan City, China in relation to our community. Overall, the public health response is multi-layered, with the goal of detecting and minimizing the introductions of this... Read More
Nutrition Month: Using Nutrition To Look And Feel Your Very Best

Nutrition Month: Using Nutrition To Look And Feel Your Very Best

Proper nutrition is important for everyone. Without proper nutrition, people may not be able to properly function and perform day-to-day activities. Most people do not realize that healthy carbs are generally good for you. While you may not need to eat in excess, low-carb diets can actually hinder you. Carbohydrates are needed by the body... Read More

Short-Term Therapy Success

Mr. M was admitted to Oneida for rehabilitation services with hopes to return back into the community and full time occupation. During the initial stages of his stay, he was unable to walk, had difficulty standing and required the use of a rolling walker for any type of activity. With his old self determination and... Read More