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Ridgewood Awards Scholarships

Excellent Teams We will select and develop team members who radiate warmth, compassion, and respect while skillfully performing their duties. Heather Hallsted and Sandy Stockwell were recently chosen as recipients of Vetter Scholarships. These two ladies are much loved CNAs here at Ridgewood. Heather has been a CNA for six years and has been part… Read More

Accelerated CNA Classes Available in July at Ridgewood

Are you someone who has a compassion to care for others?  We are looking for you.  Ridgewood is seeking the right person to care for our residents.  You can apply online at ://www.vetterseniorliving.com/jobs/nursing-assistant-145/ Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Classes:   Southeast Community College is offering CNA classes at Ridgewood Rehabilitation and Care Center in Seward NE from July… Read More

Ridgewood Rehabilitation and Care Center Recognized For Improving Quality Care

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) announced that nationwide, more than 7,400 long term and post-acute care organizations have achieved one or more of AHCA/NCAL’s Quality Initiative’s four goals. Among the achievers are 7,436 skilled nursing care centers and 298 assisted living communities, 151 of which achieved the distinction… Read More

A Stamp of Approval at Ridgewood

                  On October 22, residents were given the opportunity to leave their hand prints in the wet cement of our new parking lot at Ridgewood. With the help of Paul, the foreman, residents were able to leave their “imprint” on their new home. It was a little uncomfortable for… Read More

Ridgewood Rehabilitation & Care Center Receives Silver National Quality Award

Ridgewood Rehabilitation & Care Center was selected as a 2014 recipient of the Silver – Achievement in Quality for its outstanding performance in the health care profession. The award is one of three distinct awards possible through the National Quality Award Program, presented by the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted… Read More

Ridgewood Residents Attend Prom!

Ridgewood residents, family, volunteers, and team members had the opportunity to attend the annual Senior Citizen Prom at Seward High School, hosted by the Seward High School Key Club. The Key Club is sponsored by Kiwanas. Kiwanis provides leadership and service opportunities for youth through its Service Leadership Programs. The Key Club is sponsored by… Read More

Korean War Veteran Honored!

Les Hald was honored on May 14, 2014 for his service in the Air Force during the Korean War. Les’ three children were present to help their father celebrate this occasion, which ended up being a sing-a-long and reminiscing time. Les has a passion for music and while in the Air Force he wanted to… Read More

Care Conversations make difficult decisions easier

Care Conversations™ is about people working together toward a shared goal. Through information and guidance, Care Conversations helps people connect with loved ones, health care providers and industry professionals. Care Conversations provides insight into the care planning process and firsthand accounts of various care experiences. With the understanding that each person’s situation is unique, multifaceted… Read More