COVID-19 Update: May 8, 2020

Coronavirus and the resulting COVID-19 pandemic has turned our world upside down. During this time, it brings our enduring priorities into focus: To deliver exceptional care and maintain a safe environment for our residents and employees. We know you might be concerned about the spread of this virus. Ensuring residents are cared for in a safe and... Read More
Activity Highlights

Activity Highlights

Activities have been a challenging and crucial part of this past month. We have had to get creative with social distancing requirements, inconsistent weather and weekly changes in CDC protocols. Our efforts have tripled to keep our residents engaged and connected, with the absence of visitation from friends and family. We have integrated Facetime calls,... Read More

Letter from the Community

During this pandemic, we are taking every precaution possible to keep our residents and our staff safe and protected from Covid-19. We have followed all CDC and AHCA protocols for post-acute care facilities, in addition to facility specific protocols. We are part of a Task Force with the Mayor and surrounding hospitals to ensure that... Read More
Featured Resident: Ms. Nelda A

Featured Resident: Ms. Nelda A

Ms. Nelda A has been a prominent resident at SDHC for over four years. She has served as Vice President of the Resident’s Council since June 2018. Nelda has an extremely supportive and engaged family. Caring for others comes naturally to Ms. Nelda. She is a former nurse’s aide, initially in Clearwater, FL and retired... Read More

Happy Birthday to our Wonderful Residents and Staff

STAFF Colton L 5/1 Amanda A 5/6 Anita M 5/7 Kelly P 5/9 Alexis B 5/12 Wanda P 5/14 Jason L 5/15 Erik T 5/16 Lisa B 5/22 Tony B 5/26 Vicky A 5/29 Katie T 5/29 Charlsie J 5/30 RESIDENTS Janet N 5/6 Mildred R 5/18 Nelda A 5/22 Horace G 5/28

May 10 is Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day celebrates moms, foster moms, surrogate moms, grandmothers, aunts, and the other important women role models in your life. Approximately 152 million cards are mailed and 122 calls are made on Mother’s Day! President Woodrow Wilson declared May 9, 1914 as the first Mother’s Day. Be sure to celebrate your mom, grandmother, aunt, or... Read More

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

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

Haiku Day is April 17th

What is a haiku (hahy-koo)? A haiku is traditionally a non-rhyming three-line poem of Japanese origin that offers a way of looking at the physical world. The origins of haiku can be traced back to the ninth century. The haiku consists of three lines with a five-seven-five syllable structure using sensory language to gain inspiration.... Read More