Connect Care Hero’s Girl Chat Virtual Day

Accolade Healthcare offers enhanced activities with the Telly System from Connect Care Hero. The massive screens are a showstopper, but on demand activities and live classes are what we love about it! This video shows how we are able to connect our residents with live virtual events that they love!

Kathy Finkenbinder was an activity constant for residents, community

Kathy Finkenbinder had to experience many changes in the nursing home business at the facility on South Mill Street in her 36 years in the business. Now, the business will have to manage without her. Finkenbinder retired recently from Accolade Healthcare after a career that spanned five different ownerships and many different changes in the […]

Five Points Academy — a new day care and preschool — opens in Paxton

PAXTON — After working as a licensed home day care provider for seven years, Liz Mullett saw firsthand the need in the Paxton community for expanded child care options. Her home was full of kids, and she was not alone, either, as other local day care providers were in the same situation. Meanwhile, parents like […]

Accolade Healthcare Presents 2022 Holiday Light Competition

Accolade Healthcare’s 6 skilled nursing facility sites and Saxony Court Senior Living all competed to have THE BEST outdoor holiday decorations. Members from leadership and President, Moe Freedman judged the competition after visiting each site. We are so impressed as each location did a wonderful job decorating their outdoor spaces and being very creative! Accolade […]

Accolade Healthcare partners with DRIPT for IV Therapy Service

Accolade Healthcare consistently searches for programs and technology that would enhance our clinical services. Accolade Healthcare felt brining on a partner who provides preventative care would be beneficial for a large portion of our residents. By partnering with DRIPT we can offer a personalized IV hydration and vitamin nutrition program in-house. The service is being […]

Accolade Healthcare Welcomes Chief Clinical Officer

Monica Schreck, RN, BSN has joined the Accolade Healthcare team as our Chief Clinical Officer. Monica will oversee the clinical efforts for our six skilled nursing facilities and Saxony Court Senior Living, our independent and assisted Living community. Monica has been a part of the healthcare industry since she was sixteen years old working as […]

First Round of Graduates complete Accolade Healthcare’s Certified Nursing Assistant School

(Paxton, IL) Accolade Healthcare’s Certified Nursing Assistant School had their first round of graduates complete the course on Friday, September 16th. The classroom located at Accolade Healthcare of Paxton Senior Living, 450 E. Fulton St., hosted 8 students for their first class which began on August 1st. Course instructor, Terri Richards reports the CNA class […]

Accolade Healthcare of Paxton Senior Living welcomes new Administrator

Accolade Healthcare welcomes Holly Blanchard as the new Administrator at Accolade Healthcare of Paxton Senior Living. Holly has been with the Paxton team for two years and previously held our Post-Acute Care Coordinator position. This role allowed her to meet many current residents and families as she helped new admissions navigate post-acute care. Holly is […]

CNA Program Coordinator joins the Accolade Healthcare Team to assist in the creation of an internal CNA school, to combat National staffing shortages

Accolade Healthcare is pleased to announce that Terri Richards will serve as our CNA Program Coordinator. Accolade Healthcare is working to launch a new training program to incorporate CNA courses onsite and Terri’s experiences made her the perfect fit to lead our team. Terri is a Registered Nurse with experiences ranging from hospital, home care, […]

Accolade Healthcare of Paxton on Pells is now a Center of Excellence in Wound Management

Accolade Healthcare of Paxton on Pells is proud to be recognized as a Center of Excellence in Wound Management by Vohra Wound Physicians. Vohra is a physician led wound care group that is currently operating in 28 states. The Center of Excellence Award is only given to superior skilled nursing facilities that meet the below criteria yearly. […]