Long-Term Care

Long-Term Care facility hosts parade

Pictured are a few of the FMC's Long-Term Care residents during the facility's May 26 "parade."

The Fayette Medical Center’s Long-Term Care facility held a “drive-through” parade for its residents on May 26. The residents enjoyed going outside to greet the many friends and family members who participated in the event.

First COVID-19 cases at FMC’s Long-Term Care facility

Fayette Medical Center’s Long-Term Care facility registered its first confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus last week, according to a spokesperson for DCH Health System. Andy North, vice-president of marketing and communications for DCH, issued the following statement concerning the virus at the facility: “Late last week, a few residents at Fayette Medical Center’s Long-Term Care facility began showing symptoms of COVID-19.

FMC Long-Term Care hosts drive-through parade

Shown are staff members of the facility, telling the residents that they are their heroes. Many signs seen during the parade praised the workers as the real heroes for taking care of the residents.

The residents and staff at Fayette Medical Center’s Long-Term Care facility enjoyed a drive-through parade in their honor on Friday, May 15. After most residents had been secluded from friends and family members for almost two months during the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, the community turned out to thank the long-term care workers and greet the residents. Seventy-eight vehicles paraded through the parking lot, with most of the vehicles adorned with balloons and signs telling their family members how much they have missed seeing them during the pandemic.

Fink celebrates 100th birthday

Christine Fink celebrated her 100th birthday on Wednesday, Feb. 12.

Christine Fink, a resident at Fayette Medical Center Long-Term Care, celebrated her 100th birthday on Wednesday, Feb. 12, surrounded by family and friends. A lifelong resident of Fayette, she said that she still enjoys visiting with people and reminiscing about the way things used to be.

FMC Long-Term Care celebrates Independence Day

Pictured are some of the Long-Term Care residents enjoying the ripe, delicious watermelons for Independence Day.

The Fayette Medical Center Long-Term Care facility hosted an Independence Day “Watermelon Celebration” for its residents. The Long-Term Care facility provides daily activities for its residents and always sponsors special events during the major holidays, as well as Mothers’ Day and Fathers’ Day.


Residents of Fayette Long-Term Care treat children on Halloween

Shown is a group of trick-or-treaters who visited the Fayette Long-Term Care facility.

Residents at the Fayette Medical Center - Long-Term Care facility treated pre-school children in the area to treats on Halloween during the facility’s annual event. Children politely walked through the hallways in their colorful costumes, greeting the residents and receiving candy on their journey. Several of the residents and many of the staff members also dressed in colorful outfits as they waited to greet the children.