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Letter from Respiratory Therapist

Apr 7, 2019 — Spring has sprung! With the coming of a new season for some that means allergies. Allergies can range from mild to potentially life threatening. It is possible to be allergic to anything dust, pollen and pet dander are the most common. Avoid your allergy causing triggers, take your medications, keep your area clean, uncluttered (dust),... Read More

A Note From Therapy

Apr 7, 2019 — Mr. Dawson was admitted to San Rafael from the hospital after having multiple falls at home due to weakness from congestive heart failure. While in the hospital he was unable to make full recovery to return home safely. He arrived at San Rafael unable to perform activities of daily living and transfers without assistance and... Read More

A Note from Admissions/Marketing

Apr 7, 2019 — Spring is finally here! We are proud to announce that San Rafael Nursing & Rehab now offers concierge service. Our concierge’s name is Lupe Longoria and she is here to help us make our residents happy and comfortable. She will be available to run errands for our residents, visit with our residents on a regular... Read More

Employee of the Month: Maricela S.

Apr 7, 2019 — Maricela has been an employee with San Rafael for 3 years. She has been a nurse for 19 years. Maricela is a dedicate employee who always goes above and beyond her call of duties as a charge nurse. She always has a friendly smile and seems to really love what she does.“She is a by... Read More

Happy Birthday and Anniversary!

Apr 7, 2019 — Happy Birthday! Residents Andy R.  Gordon R. Sadie W. Jose R. Maria V. Glenn M. Mary G. Amada L. James H. Roy D. Alfredo M. Armando A. Ricardo S. Staff Monica C. Isidora T. Antonia G. David R. Sunny LaG. Christina C. Jennilyn W. Charles A. Employee Anniversaries Monica Carranza 9 years Mariah Alejandre 6... Read More

Aging and Oral Health Basics

Mar 3, 2019 — As people age, there is a need to exert more effort in order to preserve those wonderful teeth for a lifetime. Every day we are confronted with lots of food and beverages to choose from that can be damaging to oral health, and there are medications as well that could pose damages to teeth surface... Read More

Maintenance Department: Tiger and Adan

Mar 3, 2019 — Tiger and Adan have been working very hard to continue the efforts of making positive changes to our building. Not only are they always busy maintaining the inside of the facility, but they also work on the outside as well. We will all see some big changes coming soon to the landscape of San Rafael... Read More

March is Craft Month: Arts and Crafts

Mar 3, 2019 — Arts and Crafts can be both exciting hobbies as well as money-makers. What’s better than to earn some money doing something you love? There are as many variations of crafts as there are crafters; here are a few to consider: Candle making: Do you love burning beautiful, scented candles? Lots of people do, and will... Read More

Long-Term Care Administrators Week

Mar 3, 2019 — Join us in celebrating LTC Administrators Week on March 11-15, 2019! The administrator of a long-term care facility has many roles. Their primary duty is to oversee the day-to-day operations of the facility, which can include: Supervising Resident Care: The administrator works closely with the Director of Nursing and the nursing/clinical staff to ensure all medical... Read More

Nutrition Month: Using Nutrition To Look and Feel Your Very Best

Mar 3, 2019 — Proper nutrition is important for everyone. Without proper nutrition, people may not be able to properly function and perform day-to-day activities. Most people do not realize that healthy carbs are generally good for you. While you may not need to eat in excess, low-carb diets can actually hinder you. Carbohydrates are needed by the body... Read More

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