National Stroke Month: Acting F.A.S.T. Is Key for Stroke

May 2, 2020 — Acting F.A.S.T. can help stroke patients get the treatments they desperately need. The stroke treatments that work best are available only if the stroke is recognized and diagnosed within 3 hours of the first symptoms. Stroke patients may not be eligible for these if they don’t arrive at the hospital in time. If you think... Read More

Recognizing Our Amazing Nurses!

May 2, 2020 — National Nurses Week: May 6-12 National Nurses Week is a wonderful opportunity to honor the “Mother of Nursing,” Florence Nightingale, and all the dedicated, compassionate nurses who have followed in her footsteps. Florence was a British citizen and social reformer. In 1854, she and a group of nurses provided care to wounded soldiers during the... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

May 2, 2020 — Hacienda Oaks has implemented the CDC mandate for screening of staff to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The screening consist of: – Temperature either temporal or tympanic. – Query for known COVID-19 symptoms (cough, shortness of breath, sore throat). – Employee is required to wash their hands for 20 seconds with soap and water.... Read More

Tell A Story Day is April 27 – Steps to Write Your Own Story

Mar 31, 2020 — Writing a story, whether a short story or a novel, is similar to building a house. You must first start with a foundation. This is, of course, the idea stage. What story do you want to tell? Once you have set up your foundation, you will need to draft an outline. Jot down your thoughts... Read More

Three Ways to Become a Super Person

Mar 31, 2020 — Have you seen the billboard with Christopher Reeve with the caption “Superman” underneath it? You might remember him for his timeless portrayal of Superman, but did you know after a life-changing accident, he led a tireless crusade on behalf of the disabled? Here are some of the qualities that made him so strong on and... Read More

Seguin High School – CNA Training

Mar 31, 2020 — Seguin High School HOSA Program has completed their C.N.A training here at Hacienda Oaks for several years shadowed by their teacher and our staff. It’s a great day to be a MATADOR!

How to Train Your Memory by Playing Scrabble – Scrabble Day is April 13

Mar 31, 2020 — The mental workouts we receive from games such as Scrabble are effective tools in boosting the power of your brain. Besides being a game that requires strategy skills, Scrabble allows players with good memories to have a higher probability of winning the game. The key to receiving points and ultimately winning is to form words... Read More

Therapy Success Story

Mar 31, 2020 — Ms. C. came to us after a hospital stay due to falls. She had a decrease in functional mobility, strength, decreased coordination, postural alignment, and an increased need for assistance from others. She also had increased physical exertion during daily living tasks, reduced dynamic balance and reduced ADL participation. She was very cooperative and motivated... Read More

Corona virus (COVID-19) Update

Mar 5, 2020 — To Our Residents and Family Members: We know some of you may be concerned about the spread of COVID-19 (the new coronavirus) being reported in the media and how it may impact us here at Hacienda Oaks. Ensuring residents are cared for in a safe and healthy environment is our greatest concern. At this time,... Read More