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Brookestone Acres Receives a Perfect Score on Health Certification Survey

Brookestone Acres is proud to announce that it has received a “deficiency-free” result on its annual Department of Public Health Certification Survey conducted in the Fall of 2016. Long-term Care facilities are surveyed every year by a multi-disciplinary team who arrive at the facility unannounced. The rigorous survey, which is conducted over several days, covers… Read More

Brookstone Acres Celebrates Nursing Home Week with Carnival

Read View Article and View Video COLUMBUS – It is not too often that you see a clown, a dunk tank and a band around a nursing home at the same time. Well, you could see all three and more at Brookstone Acres on Wednesday afternoon as they hosted a carnival for their residents and their families…. Read More

Congratulations Mentors

Brookestone Acres congratulates our team members on their successful completion of Mentor Training! Chelsea, Jesus, Laura, Randy and Sandy participated in Mentor training May 1. They join our current Mentor Champions: Dan, Karen, Kathy, Stephanie and Tanya. We are eager for them to Mentor new team members at our facility as they demonstrate the Mission,… Read More

1st Impression Award

              Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce Streetscaping Committee & Keep Columbus Beautiful present Brookestone Acres with the 1st Impression Award.

Senator Schumacher

Senator Paul Schumacher visited Brookestone Acres and received a Care PAC donation check from Administrator, Tanya Babel. The Senator toured the newly opened facility in Columbus, NE.

Celebrating the Completion of Brookestone Acres Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation

“The community just kept coming in, it was so very exciting!” Stated Administrator, Tanya Babel. Along with her entire Leadership team and others, a tremendous open house crowd filled Brookestone Acres to see for themselves, the new, state-of-the-art skilled nursing and rehabilitation center. Only some 24 months ago the community gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony,… Read More

Care 911: Finding care during a time crunch or crisis

Sometimes unexpected circumstances, distance or a lack of resources can escalate a situation to one of immediate need or crisis proportions. A hospital may catch you off guard with plans of a discharge. Regardless of cause, you’ve got to find a care solution fast. Personal obligations or out-of-town coordination further complicate the situation. Fortunately, there… Read More

New health care facility expected to open next month

When city officials and representatives from Vetter Senior Living Inc. gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony 20 months ago, Jack Vetter, the company’s CEO, boldly told the crowd the open field would become “one of the finest” rehabilitation centers in eastern Nebraska. His vision for the 19-acre site at the corner of 38th Street and 48th… Read More

Care Conversations make difficult decisions easier

Care Conversations™ is about people working together toward a shared goal. Through information and guidance, Care Conversations helps people connect with loved ones, health care providers and industry professionals. Care Conversations provides insight into the care planning process and firsthand accounts of various care experiences. With the understanding that each person’s situation is unique, multifaceted… Read More