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LoudonTimes.com Reports on New CCR Center Opening

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On Sunday, May 25, 2014 LoudounTimes.com reported on the Grand Opening of Potomac Falls Health & Rehab Center: “Potomac Falls Health and Rehab Center opened May 14 in Sterling. The $22 million, 80,000-square-foot facility will have 150 beds across 96 rooms, and is operated by Commonwealth Care of Roanoke. Offering occupational and physical therapy as well… Read more »

National Nursing Home Week 2014

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    “Living the Aloha Spirit” “Living the Aloha Spirit” is the theme for National Nursing Home Week® (NNHW), May 11-17, 2014.   To Hawaiians, the word “aloha” has a deeper significance than just a fond farewell. By Living the Aloha Spirit, we show others love and respect and joyfully share life in order to… Read more »

National Nurses Week 2014

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Help us celebrate our nurses during National Nurses Week from May 6-12. During National Nurses Week, CCR would like to extend a special thanks to you, our nurses, as you continue to step forward in embracing new technologies, resolving emerging issues, and adapting to the changing roles in your profession. You deserve special recognition for… Read more »

CCR Pleased to Announce New Leadership Role for Respected Principal

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Roanoke, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — CCR (Commonwealth Care of Roanoke) is pleased to announce new leadership role for our respected principal.  Deborah L. Petrine has been named CCR’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Deborah L. Petrine founded CCR and opened its first facility in 2001. From her hands-on start as a nursing home secretary and receptionist,… Read more »

CCR Welcomes New Leadership Role for Key Executive

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Roanoke, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — CCR (Commonwealth Care of Roanoke) is pleased to announce new leadership role for our respected key executive. David W. Tucker is now CCR’s President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). David W. Tucker has been with CCR since 2007. Formerly the President and CEO of American Health Care, Mr. Tucker brings a wealth of experience and… Read more »

CCR Utilizes Technology to Facilitate Nurse to Doctor Communication

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Randall Holley, Director of Information Technology at CCR, was invited to speak at the TigerTech Conference at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills California on January 26th, 27th, & 28th, 2014. Tiger Text is a product that allows nursing staff to text doctors and physicians in a secure HIPAA compliant manner. Doctors and Physicians prefer this… Read more »

Radford Health & Rehab Center Employee Gains National Certification

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Congratulations to Casey Dowdy on becoming Activity Assistant Certified (AAC) by The National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP). NCCAP is the ONLY national organization that exclusively certifies activity professionals who work with the elderly.  ABOUT RADFORD HEALTH & REHAB CENTER The 90 bed skilled nursing center opened in January, 2002, in Radford, Virginia, and employs approximately… Read more »

Key Facts About Seasonal Flu Vaccine

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Why Should People Get Vaccinated Against the Flu? According to the CDC, “Influenza is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death. Every flu season is different, and influenza infection can affect people differently. Even healthy people can get very sick from the flu and spread it to others.” Who Should… Read more »