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CDC recognizes Life Care Center of Littleton

Fran Robertson, staff development coordinator, left, and Tina Hulsey, director of nursing, holding the certificate

In December 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention presented Life Care Center of Littleton, Colorado, with a Certificate of Appreciation.

The certificate recognizes “outstanding participation in the assessment of infections and use of antibiotics in nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities....”

Life Care of Littleton supports former associate’s cancer battle

Associates and their family members at the volleyball game

Sue Dowdy was admissions assistant at Life Care Center of Littleton, Colorado, when she was diagnosed with stage 4 melanoma.

Though she battled the disease with success for several years, Dowdy’s condition began to worsen recently, and she could no longer continue working....

Michelle Fraternali wins Life Care’s divisional President’s Award

Michelle Fraternali, executive director

Life Care Centers of America honored Michelle Fraternali, executive director at Life Care Center of Littleton, Colorado, with one of two President’s Awards for its Mountain States Division on Aug. 14, 2017.

The President’s Award recognizes distinguished service in a long-term health care management role....

Cupid delivers smiles to Life Care Center of Littleton

Ron Kraft, certified nursing assistant and rehab aide

Residents at Life Care Center of Littleton, Colorado, had a special surprise on Valentine’s Day 2017.

Ron Kraft, a certified nursing assistant and rehab aide, came to work that morning dressed as Cupid. He had valentines stuck to a pair of tights that matched perfectly with his red shorts and sash. He added a pair of feathered angel wings to top off his costume....

Life Care Center of Littleton resident featured in national magazine

Jane Withers, Hub Cap Annie

Local celebrity businesswoman Jane Withers, better known as Hub Cap Annie, is about to ride again.

Withers, now a resident at Life Care Center of Littleton, Colorado, is featured in the recently released 2016 edition of Life Care LEADER magazine, a publication of Life Care Centers of America that chronicles the lives of seniors in Life Care facilities.

Life Care Center of Littleton earns Bronze National Quality Award

2016 Bronze National Quality Award

Life Care Center of Littleton, Colorado, a skilled nursing and rehab facility, recently received the 2016 Bronze National Quality Award from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living.

The award honors facilities across the nation that have demonstrated their commitment to improving quality of care for seniors and persons with disabilities. It is the first of three tiers of recognition (Bronze, Silver and Gold) by AHCA/NCAL and requires a detailed application process submitted to a board of examiners for review.

Life Care Center of Littleton expo focuses on nutrition

Brittany Pugliese, registered dietitian, shares nutrition information at the expo

Many of us start off the New Year with a resolution to stay happy and healthy. We might join a new gym, make an effort to try the latest smoothie or take on a new hobby. Often times, reality sets in and we drop the ball. 

To celebrate National Nutrition Month in March, Life Care Center of Littleton hosted a four-part health and wellness expo to help educate residents and associates of ways to incorporate healthy choices into our daily routine.

Life Care Center of Littleton takes a trip down the Yellow Brick Road

Associates dressed as the Lollipop Guild

On Oct. 28, associates at Life Care Center of Littleton, Colorado, transformed their facility into The Wonderful World of Oz.

The facility was decorated to match the different landscapes in the film, including a poppy field, Dorothy’s house in Kansas and The Emerald City.

 

 

Whatever It Takes And Then Some winners – March 2015

Laura Maguire, recreation therapist, Life Care Center of Littleton, Colorado, went beyond her job duties to help a resident with young children have a memorable birthday. She made a customized T-shirt with the resident’s name and his children’s soccer team logo, and she bought a birthday cake.