Month

March 2020
Staying Active & Engaged
Staying Active and Engaged! Are you curious how our Residents have been staying busy? Staying active when outing opportunities are limited can present a challenge, but doesn’t have to if you get creative. English Rose Suites and b♦home Home Care has enhanced the already full activity calendar so that Residents continue to stay busy and...
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Meditation Blo (1)
The Gift of Comfort… Meditation While creating the monthly meaningful engagement calendar for English Rose Suites, Alex Olson, Activity Coordinator, was looking for a way to schedule time for the Residents to relax and unwind at the end of the day. By no means is English Rose Suites hectic that the Residents are not able...
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Meet Zach (1)
Meet Zach Zach Parlier’s position with English Rose Suits and b♦home Home Care has evolved into a unique, important role between the Residents and Caregivers. Parlier, Employee Relations and Knowledge Coordinator, came to English Rose Suites and b♦home Home Care with a passion for caregiving and a desire to make a difference. “Zach is truly...
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Cake Wars Blog
Cake Wars Lots of baking, a friendly competition and delicious cakes? What could be going on at English Rose Suites? Cake Wars! English Rose Suites Cake Wars were brought to life after the idea came after watching The Foot Network one evening. Tiffany Gomez, Administrator, had suggested finding something fun and different for the Caregivers...
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Wedding Reminisce Blog
Wedding Reminisce  Madison Gutknecht spent her eight-week fieldwork rotation for her Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant program at Anoka Technical College with English Rose Suites. Some of her time was spent supporting our Home Health Aides in the mornings with things such as beauty and barbershop and assisting Residents at breakfast. She also assisted our Activity...
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Anoka Cota Blo
Anoka Technical College Partnership English Rose Suites and b♦home Home Care welcomed their first Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant student from Anoka Technical College in January. The two-year associates degree program requires students to complete a semester of two separate fieldwork rotations at different care settings throughout the metro area. The partnership had been in the...
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Bowling Adventure Blog
Bowling Fun!  The Residents began to show excitement when Alex Olson, Activity Coordinator, shared that they were going bowling. “Before we left the home, they expressed that they haven’t gone bowling in a very long time and that they couldn’t even recall the last time they went. They were excited,” said Olson. Some car rides...
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Mia Visit Blog
Minneapolis Institute of Art Visit Kimonos, Jade rocks, and statues don’t often belong in the same sentence, but at a museum they do! A few Residents recently went to the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Alex Olson, Activity Coordinator, and Katie Rinehimer, Quality of Life Director, took two cars full of Residents to gaze at beautiful...
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