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Volunteer of the Month

Sep 7, 2018 — Our VOM is Alma Martinez. She has been volunteering here at KM for several years; and normally helps with Bible Study as well as helps with van outings and brings in Bingo gifts. Her mother has been a resident here since 2016. She loves getting to know the residents Outside of her volunteer efforts, Alma... Read More

KM REHAB SUPERSTAR

Sep 7, 2018 — Cora A. came to Kirkwood Manor from home due to health issues which greatly affected her ability to perform normal daily tasks, such as standing, walking, or leaving her home. Her goal was to be strong enough to live independently in an assisted living environment. When Cora arrived at Kirkwood Manor her balance was severely... Read More

Resident of the Month: Short Term Unit

Sep 7, 2018 — Dennis B. is our Short-term Unit Resident of the Month. He was born in Pasadena, Texas and grew up in Houston. His occupation is in sales and management and he is active in Grace Memorial Church here in New Braunfels. His hobbies include fishing, hunting, sky-diving and cars of all kinds. His favorite color is... Read More

Resident of the Month: Long Term Unit

Sep 7, 2018 — Our Long-term Unit Resident of the Month is Allan H. Born and raised here in the San Antonio area, Allan served in the National Guard in Fort Polk Louisiana and was a member of the US Army served in Viet Nam. After returning he served as a firefighter for the city of San Antonio. Oh... Read More

Letter From Administration

Sep 7, 2018 — Meredith Llerena – LVN – Quality Assurance My name is Meredith Llerena LVN, I have been with Kirkwood Manor for 2 ½ years. After serving residents as a charge nurse for several months, I was offered the opportunity to move into the Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement (QAPI) nurse position. QAPI is the merger of... Read More

Extension Cords And Surge Protectors

Aug 8, 2018 — Please remember that extension cords are not allowed in resident rooms per Life Safety Regulations. In addition, surge protectors can only be used for televisions or computers – and must be plugged directly into the wall socket. Fans are allowed in rooms, but must be plugged in to the wall socket directly – no extension... Read More

KM REHAB SUPERSTAR

Aug 8, 2018 — Veronique P. admitted to Kirkwood Manor following a left total hip replacement in June 2018. From Plano Texas, Veronique made the 4-hour trip to Kirkwood Manor for rehabilitation. Prior to her hip surgery, she was living alone and had a very active life. So she was very eager to gain back her strength and mobility;... Read More

Resident of the Month Short Term Unit

Aug 8, 2018 — Frances F. is our Short-term Unit Resident of the Month. She was born and raised in Sherman Texas, which is a town about 50 miles north of Dallas. She attended college University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (located in Belton) and the University of Texas Austin to become a teacher – and taught elementary, middle school, high... Read More

Resident of the Month Long Term Unit

Aug 8, 2018 — Our Long-term Unit Resident of the Month is Charles F. Born and raised here in the San Antonio area, Charles went to college in San Antonio and became an accountant. He sang in the choir at his Lutheran church. In fact, he was a member of the San Antonio Symphony Master Singers – which is... Read More