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A Letter from Our Community: Penny Ortiz, Director Medical Records

Feb 1, 2019 — My name is Penny Ortiz and I have been an employee of Kirkwood Manor for 24 years. When I first started in 1994, I was the facility beautician. I also helped in medical records during that time. A few years later, the position for Medical Records Director became available – so I applied for it.... Read More

Volunteer of the Month

Feb 1, 2019 — Our VOM is Patricia Smith. She has just started volunteering here at KM since her friend was admitted. She normally helps with Bingo, parties and getting residents to the various activities. She is a great help to our activity program! She grew up in Michigan. Widowed, she has three daughters, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.... Read More

KM Rehab Superstar

Feb 1, 2019 — Maurico G. came to Kirkwood Manor from the hospital due to health issues which greatly impacted his ability to do normal daily activities, such as standing, walking, doing things around his home, or leaving his home independently. When he arrived at KM, Maurico’s balance was severely impaired due to his health issues, which impacted his... Read More

Resident of the month: Long Term Unit

Feb 1, 2019 — Our Long-stay Resident of the Month is Ann M. Born and raised in Charleston West Virginia, she had a career as a nursing home administrator. She went to college in Charlestown, Indiana and was active in her church, Eastside Baptist Church. She was married to her husband (now passed) for 60 years. She has 3... Read More

Resident of the Month: Short Term Unit

Feb 1, 2019 — Jane R. is our Short-stay Resident of the Month. She was born and raised right here in New Braunfels. She attended college at Southwest Texas State and her occupation was a pre-school teacher. She is active in her church, Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church. She has been married to her husband Nelson for 49... Read More

KM Rehab Superstar

Jan 3, 2019 — James K. came to Kirkwood Manor from his home after an accident which greatly impacted his daily living activities such as walking, leaving his home, and his activity level. When James arrived at Kirkwood Manor his activity tolerance was severely impaired due to the accident, which also meant that he was not able to walk... Read More

Resident of the Month: Short Term Unit

Jan 3, 2019 — Sue H. is our Short-stay Resident of the Month. She was born in Tahoka, a small town in west Texas, south of Lubbock. She grew up in Lampasas, Burnet and Bertram. Her occupation was a Premium Analyst at USAA in San Antonio, where she started right out of high school. She worked at Dillard’s for... Read More

Happy Birthday and Anniversary!

Jan 3, 2019 — Happy Birthday! Residents Carleen L. Charles F. Hilario T. Harvey J. Antonio R. Valentin M. Dorothy J. Phil M. Staff Sasha B.  Hospitality Aide Abigail F. CNA Brianna H. CNA Amanda O. Central Supply/Pharmacy Bridget M. Hospitality Aide Leslie D.  Receptionist Melinda R. CNA Lillie T. Driver Elaine R. CNA Toni G. CNA Shanay S.... Read More

Resident of the Month: Long Term Unit

Jan 3, 2019 — Our Long-stay Resident of the Month is Patricia S. Born and raised in San Antonio, she taught 6th grade math and was also a housewife. She went to college in San Antonio. She was married to Donald (now passed) for 20 years. She has a son and 2 daughters. Her hobbies include watching animal shows... Read More

Letter From Administration

Jan 3, 2019 — William Pomeroy, Administrator Happy New Year from the staff of Kirkwood Manor! We are excited about what the new year brings, and we hope to bring solutions to the many challenges our community may experience this year. We continue to be blessed with great staff, physician teams, residents, patients and family members and the many... Read More