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Employee of the Month: Elias Leal

Jun 4, 2019 — Elias has been a dedicated employee for over 8 years. He has been a Floor Tech for 15 years. Elias is always willing to help when needed and with a friendly smile. Please help us congratulate Elias Leal as our Employee of the month.

A Note From Therapy

Jun 4, 2019 — Mr. F was admitted to San Rafael after being hospitalized from a motor vehicle accident. Mr. F was attending physical therapy and occupational therapy 5 times a week in order to reach his goals of being independent with dressing, toileting and home management so that he could return to his residence by himself safely. Mr.... Read More

Resident of the Month: Helen M.

Jun 4, 2019 — Helen M. resides in the Memory Care neighborhood. Helen enjoys bingo, food related programs, socials, arts & crafts. She also enjoys dancing! She gets along well with her peers and is always smiling.

Letter from the Administrator

Jun 4, 2019 — June 1st starts the 2019 hurricane season. Last year we were spared a horrific season, so we need to be prepared just in case our luck runs out. San Rafael is doing everything we can to prepare for direct hit. So please understand whenever we call and ask for your assistance, we will evacuate 72... Read More

Special Days in June

Jun 4, 2019 — June is… African-American Music Appreciation Month Audiobook Appreciation Month Dementia Care Professionals Month International Men’s Month National Candy Month PTSD Awareness Month Special Days June 4th National Frozen Yogurt Day June 5th  Baby Boomers Recognition Day June 7th  Donut Day June 9th  Donald Duck’s 85th Birthday June 11th National Cotton Candy Day June 13th Annual... Read More

A Note From Therapy

May 6, 2019 — Mr. B was admitted to San Rafael Nursing and Rehabilitation after being discharged from the hospital following a shunt placement. At admission Mr. B was unable to walk, toilet, dress himself or eat solid foods. Although he was disoriented upon his admission he was a very hard worker from the beginning of his stay. His... Read More

A Note from Nursing

May 6, 2019 — May is Mental Health Month, which is used to help bring attention to the importance of mental health as well as provide education to the public, and fight the stigma surrounding mental illness. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), 1 in 5 people will be affected by mental illness in their lifetime;... Read More

A Note From Social Services

May 6, 2019 — Promoting a positive environment for our residents with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease is always possible: It’s all in the approach and by applying the basics ”do’s and don’ts ” for memory care. Do talk in short, simple sentences of seven words or less. Don’t ask too many questions. Facial expression is important so do smile... Read More

Employee of the Month: Teresa Perez

May 6, 2019 — Teri has been a CNA for 24 years. In 2000 she furthered her education becoming a Med Aide. Teri has been a faithful employee for 6 years at San Rafael. She is dedication to our Residents and is always smiling. Please help congratulate Teri for a job well done.

Letter from the Administrator

May 6, 2019 — Summer is here, along with the hot weather. Please make sure and drink plenty of water and use sun tan lotion to keep from getting sunburn and dehydrated. We will be taking advantage of the sunny weather by taking residents to the park for outside activities. Please remember complaints, concern and compliments should be noted... Read More

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