Effective Monday night (March 23) at 11:59pm until April 6th, Ohio is under a "shelter-in-place/stay-at-home" order to prevent the spread of coronavirus/COVID-19.
During this time, the entire Logan Acres Campus will continue to provide the best of care and we will work to keep your loved ones safe, healthy and happy.
This order will be very challenging for all of us but is being enacted for the public safety of Ohioans. There are still essential businesses that will be permitted to continue operating and this will allow us to provide for the needs of those in our care.
For the full details of the order, please refer to this link: coronavirus.ohio.gov
Logan Acres Senior Community, in following the orders of the Ohio Department of Health, cannot admit visitors to the buildings on our campus. The residents and their loved-ones are relying on us to make their well-being our top priority and we will continue to do so with the highest regard for their comfort and safety.
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Catch up on what's happening at Logan Acres Senior Community with our monthly newsletter. The October 2019 edition is below or click here to download a PDF.
Catch up on what's happening at Logan Acres Senior Community with our monthly newsletter. The August 2019 edition is below or click here to download a PDF.
The Kiwanis Key Club members from the local high schools will be trick-or-treating during Beggars' Night on Thursday evening from 6 to 7:30. They will be collecting canned goods and other non-perishable food items that will be donated to the local food pantry in Logan County.
The Kiwanis Club of Bellefontaine is a community service organization. Its mission is to help the children of Logan County and the world. The club meets every Thursday at noon at the Hilliker YMCA.
Please congratulate Rosemary when you see her. We wish her much success in her new role!
Logan Acres Senior Community announced that Kathryn Sherer, director of The Homestead at Logan Acres, successfully completed the Certified Executive for Assisted Living (CEAL) certification program offered through the Ohio Centers for Assisted Living (OCAL), an affiliate of the Ohio Health Care Association. Sherer passed the NAB (National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards) Residential Care/Assisted Living Administrators Examination to earn the CEAL designation.
CEAL is a comprehensive certification program designed to elevate the skills and professionalism of assisted living administrators in Ohio by providing a national certification along with Ohio’s most comprehensive state specific training. The CEAL Training Course is a combination of interactive classroom training, guided self-study, and hands-on clinical learning. The program is designed for experienced assisted living executives looking for a competitive edge in the marketplace, or those interested in obtaining the necessary skills to successfully lead an assisted living building in Ohio or nationwide.
Although Ohio does not require certification for assisted living administrators, CEAL has aligned its program curriculum with the NAB Residential Care / Assisted Living Administrators Licensing Examination so that credentialed assisted living executives in Ohio meet national competency standards and are positioned for any future changes to Ohio’s RCF administrator requirements.
Sherer has been the director at The Homestead since she transitioned from the director of Campus Marketing role one year ago. While the CEAL credential is not a requirement for The Homestead director, Sherer states, “The opportunity to fine tune my skills and expand my knowledge and value to the residents and the campus on which I serve is something I am driven toward. I am grateful to Logan Acres Senior Community, Progressive Health Systems and the Logan County Commissioners for the opportunity to continuously grow professionally and as a servant to those that choose to make The Homestead at Logan Acres their home.”
Logan Acres Care Center recently received a deficiency-free survey by the Ohio Department of Health, the second consecutive annual inspection that resulted in a perfect outcome. This annual survey is unannounced and extensive in scope.
Key measures of standardized care are monitored, as well as individual case histories. All health care facilities receive this extensive review and every department is carefully examined – nursing, nutrition services, life enrichment, and environmental services.
“This outstanding accomplishment is the direct result of open communications with residents and families and a super- talented group of health care professionals here at Logan Acres,” said campus administrator Lorraine Fischio.
A perfect survey is an honor and accomplishment for all residents and staff, as less than five percent of Ohio nursing facilities realize this accomplishment.
“Our employees put in many hours of hard physical work and emotional caregiving to provide excellent care whether it’s for a short term rehab stay or long term campus living,” said Bobbi Jo Dow, the Director of Nursing.
The Logan Acres Senior Community offers Rehab-to-Home services, Long-Term and Memory Care, and Apartment Living with Assistance. This Campus is brought to the community by The Logan County Commissioners and managed by Progressive Health Care Systems.
For additional information regarding Logan Acres Senior Community, please contact Lisa Stewart at 937-592-2901.
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