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Jennings temporarily suspends adult day services

Sunday, March 15, 2020

Jennings has made the difficult decision that we will need to temporarily suspend adult day services through April 1, 2020. As you know from everything in the news, it has become increasingly important to have physical distance from one another to stop the spread of COVID-19. We have consulted with our medical director and considered [more…]

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Family update

Friday, March 13, 2020

March 13, 2020

Dear friends and family members,

Thank you for your support and compassion
with our priority to maintain the health, wellness and safety of your loved
one.

For Assisted Living and
Nursing Home Residents: Effective immediately, Jennings prohibits all visitors
from entering every building where we provide assisted living and nursing home
care. This is in accordance
with a pending order from [more…]

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Coronavirus Communication 3/11/2020

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

A Message from Jennings’ President and CEO Allison Q. Salopeck: You have likely heard that Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in Cuyahoga County, Ohio by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH). While Jennings does not have any cases of COVID-19 in our communities, we are heightening infection control practices as recommended by the Centers for [more…]

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Visiting precautions 3/8/2020

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Jennings staff, like the rest of the world, continues to monitor the ever-changing coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. We are in communication with local, state and national organizations for strategies to detect and prevent the spread of COVID-19 as well as other viruses like influenza. The elderly and people with compromised immune systems are the most vulnerable.

In [more…]

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Jennings temporarily halting visitors

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Coronavirus: Our priority is the health and wellness of individuals we serve and the staff who serves them. Out of an abundance of caution and at the recommendation of the Director of Health at the Ohio Department of Health, visitors are not permitted at this time. 

Jennings has alternatives with our technological resources and encourage patience [more…]

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Innovative safe movement continues to grow at Jennings

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Musculoskeletal injuries sustained on the job by healthcare workers are one of the highest among all professions, even more than construction. Jennings introduced the safe movement program in 2006 to prevent injuries that result from moving and assisting residents and patients across all care settings. This equipment – ceiling lifts, fast rising electric beds, and [more…]

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Helping staff members get ahead and discover their potential

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Congratulations to Jennings’ Getting Ahead graduates! Jennings’ new Getting Ahead program is a new series of brief workshops designed to help Jennings staff members discover their potential and remove barriers that might be getting in the way of their dreams. It is just one of the free benefits for staff members.

Our first graduating class [more…]

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History Photos: Bowl-a-thon!

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Bowl-a-thon! The Sisters of the Holy Spirit and Jennings hosted these fun annual events a couple decades ago. Sister Margaret Mary is enjoying a game here, but the events also included local celebrities like Cleveland Indians ball players and some Cleveland Browns. If you attended, share a memory with us!

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Sisters in Paraclete Park

Monday, July 17, 2017

It’s a beautiful summer day near Cleveland, so we couldn’t resist a history photo of these lovely Sisters of the Holy Spirit strolling through the gardens of Our Paraclete Park (c.2004). In the foreground is Sister Loretta, followed by Sister Margaret Mary (left) and Sister Philomena (right).
#history #75years more…]

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Spirituality and You

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Eleven Ways to Practice Resurrection Now

Refuse to identify with negative, blaming, antagonistic, or fearful thoughts (though you cannot stop “having” them.)
Apologize when you hurt another person or situation.
Undo your mistakes by some positive action toward the offended person or situation.
Do not indulge or believe your False Self—that which is concocted by your mind and society’s [more…]

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