Photo by Sagewood at Daybreak Senior Community

How This South Jordan Senior Community Is Keeping Spirits Up During The Pandemic

in News/South Jordan

Nurses at a South Jordan Senior Community are providing creative ways to keep morale up during the pandemic. The nursing team at Sagewood at Daybreak is increasing its focus on mental health.

“Our nurses are Rock-stars!” said Sagewood at Daybreak Executive Director Wade Vest . “They’ve been creative and innovative in keeping the mental and physical health of our residents up.”

The staff encourages members to interact, which helps their emotional well-being, and the challenge is to do this safely. The nurses and their certified nursing assistants have been exploring new ways of addressing resident’s needs, Vest said. Instead of meeting in a big room, staff members deliver ice cream door to door with ice cream truck music playing. Food is no longer served in the dining hall. Meals are delivered to each resident’s room. Center officials also switched exercise classes from in-person to online.

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