At Highland Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, our Recreation Department is designed to stimulate the body and mind through a broad range of activities intended to encourage social interaction and promote health and wellness. Every day is alive with a variety of social events and festivities. Under the leadership of a Therapeutic Recreation Director, our events calendar is full of meaningful and entertaining programs.
Our Activity Department staff provides social, therapeutic and recreational entertainment programs. The residents look forward to these programs, as well as annual seasonal events like summer picnics, holiday activities and special events for Nursing Home Week. Our Activity Staff is augmented by a dedicated team of volunteers. Residents often enjoy the companionship of adults, children, teens, and pets that all provide fun, entertainment, and companionship. Local churches provide religious support via weekly services and individual visits with Holy Communion.
Highland Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center appreciates and values the opinions of our residents when it comes to their care and stay at our facility. The residents of the facility can choose to participate in the Resident Council. This council has elected officers and holds monthly business meetings. Through the Resident Council, residents can, make recommendation for recreational programs and operational improvements, conduct fundraisers for community charity programs, and demonstrate to themselves and others that they still have quite of lot to offer and contribute.