Welcome to Signature Healthcare of Gainesville! It is our mission as a family- based organization to revolutionize the long term care industry through a culture of resident centered healthcare services, personalized spirituality, and real quality of life initiatives. The vision, to radically change the landscape of long term care forever. Through education and empowerment we earn the trust of every resident, family member, and the community we serve.
SHC of Columbia recently became the first nursing home in Maury County, Tenn. to be certified in Music & Memory. Of 16,000 nursing homes in the U.S., fewer than 200 have earned the certification from Music & Memory, a research-based program that helps elders suffering from cognitive and physical challenges in care facilities find renewed meaning in life through personalized music.
Music & Memory has been featured by CNN, MSNBC, The New York Times and other national media. For more on the program, visit MusicandMemory.org. For more about the program at SHC of Columbia, see the images below (click to enlarge).
Nurse on Call, a Home Healthcare Agency brought by a very special guest to visit residents. Albert shared the orange and blue spirit bring cheer to the Gator Nation. Signature HealthCARE of Gainesville would like to give a big thank you to Nurse on Call for sharing Albert, bringing spirit beads, and providing resident with keepsake photo to save. GO GATORS!!!!
The National Day of Prayer is celebrated by Americans of many religions, including Christians of many denominations, such as Baptists and Catholics, as well as Sikhs, Muslims, Hindus, and Jews. On the National Day of Prayer, many Americans assemble in prayer in front of courthouses, as well as in houses of worship, such as churches, mosques, synagogues, and temples.
Check out our observance of the National Day of Prayer at our facility:
Dear Residents, Family Members and Gainesville Medical Community,
Signature HealthCARE of Gainesville is proud to announce the hiring of its new Medical Director, Dr. Prabir Banik.
Dr. Banik earned an M.B.B.S. (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) from the University of Chittagong in Chittagong, Bangladesh. He completed Step III of the United States Medical Licensing Examination and is Board Certified in both Internal and Geriatric Medicine.
Signature HealthCARE of Gainesville brought in the holiday with a bang! Administrator Sean O’Malley lit fireworks for the residents, staff, and family visiting. Many of our Residents have served for this country through all branches of the military. To all that have served…Signature HealthCARE of Gainesville says THANK YOU!!!!!
On April 24, Signature HealthCARE of Columbia broke the World Record for longest wheelchair race, with 205 wheelchairs. The record was previously held by the Christopher Reeve Foundation, with 193 wheelchairs. Local radio station WXRQ was on hand broadcasting live from the parade, and WSMV-TV (channel 4) featured the event on its six o’clock newscast. The Columbia Daily Herald also published a front-page article.
Residents celebrate the lives of each others birthdays during a monthly activity honoring those born in that month. This is a time that families are invited to join in the festivities. Fellowship with residents, staff, and families are cherished moments. The celebration is not complete with out cake and party hats!
Last fall, about 100 residents and caregivers from 22 homes in Signature HealthCARE’s Rural Segment embarked on a trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina with one thing in mind: the adventure of a lifetime.
For more about the trip, check out the YouTube video below. (Video courtesy of Signature’s Yohan Park.)
Family members visited Residents for the holiday. All enjoyed prime rib or baked chicken with apple stuffing, potato casserole, green beans, tossed salad, and fresh-baked bread. Holiday cheer shared by all!