Current News

CNA’s Wanted

Brookefield Park is now offering for qualified applicants to apply on our website if you are interested in becoming a CNA.  We will pay for your course if you are hired!  Please fill out an application and we will contact you to set up an interview.

Brenda Ewers-Nordhues – Nebraska Nursing Home Administrator of the Year

Brenda Ewers-Nordhues, Administrator at Brookefield Park in Saint Paul, NE has been named Administrator of the Year by the Nebraska Nursing Facility Association (NNFA). The Award recognizes Administrators for their outstanding contributions to the well-being of Nebraska’s nursing facility residents. Brenda accepted the award at the NNFA/NALA Awards Banquet held on September 20 in Lincoln. During the… Read More

Brookefield Park Receives Bronze National Quality Award

(St. Paul, NE) – Brookefield Park has been recognized as a 2015 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award for its dedication to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The award is the first of three distinctions possible through the National Quality Award Program, presented by the American Health Care Association… Read More

Brookefield Park Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation recognized for outstanding team and customer service satisfaction

Excellence in Action award recognizes exemplary commitment to quality. Brookefield Park Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation has received the Excellence in Action award from My InnerView by National Research Corporation. This honor recognizes long term care and senior living organizations that achieve the highest levels of satisfaction excellence, as demonstrated by overall resident or team member… Read More

Caregiver Checklist

The following checklist will help you identify your care needs. With this information, your health care provider can help you customize a care solution. Click here to view Checklist.

Early signs that care is needed

How do you know if you, a loved one or a caregiver needs assistance or relief? Learning to recognize the early signs of need for a loved one or symptoms of caregiver stress will assist you in evaluating your or your loved one’s needs. While everyone is different, there are common considerations that you can… Read More

Canine Comfort

It was love at first sight when comfort dog, Eddie, and his handler walked through the door at Brookefield Park. Eddie and his handler from Peace Lutheran Church in Grand Island stopped by Brookefield to visit and offer comfort to residents. Eddie’s work takes him all over the country offering emotional support to those who… 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

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