Hospice, nursing home help make patient’s wish come true

For most of his life, Francis Mumm, 84, has spent time on a farm. He grew up on one and then had his own for more than 50 years. Like most farm families, he and his wife, Marilyn, kept stock cattle and raised hogs. But it was the horses and ponies that had a special place in Francis’ heart. 

Hospice, nursing home help make patient’s wish come true

For most of his life, Francis Mumm, 84, has spent time on a farm. He grew up on one and then had his own for more than 50 years. Like most farm families, he and his wife, Marilyn, kept stock cattle and raised hogs. But it was the horses and ponies that had a special place in Francis’ heart. 

Dunlap Assisted Living celebrates insufficiency free survey

Dunlap Assisted Living, affiliated with Dunlap Specialty Care has plenty to celebrate. They’ve recently completed their bi-annual survey based on the Recertification Monitoring Evaluation program conducted by the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA). The results of the survey are an insufficiency free report. This means no deficiencies were reported.

Dunlap Specialty Care Receives Bronze National Quality Award

Dunlap Specialty Care has been recognized as a 2017 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 and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL).

Weekend celebration at Dunlap Specialty Care

The staff and residents at Dunlap Specialty Care had a big open house celebration on May 13. They celebrated the end of National Nurses Week, the beginning of National Nursing home week and their 40th anniversary! The afternoon was spent enjoying hot dogs, hamburgers, lots of goodies and plenty of socialization. Area locals joined in for the celebration and the weather couldn’t have been more perfect! We can’t put into words how thankful we are to live in such a supportive community. Thanks to all that came out to celebrated with us!

Dunlap Specialty Care Welcomes Christmas Carolers

Last week, Dunlap Specialty Care was filled with holiday cheer. Carolers visited Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening. Thursday night caroling was a big production that has been going on for 12 years now. Organized by Vincent Leinen and Marilyn Grote the lobby was filled with carolers of all ages. The group also left behind 300 carnations to be handed out to residents and staff to show appreciation and gratitude for the care center. We all had a great time!

Dunlap Specialty Care Welcomes Carolers

Last week, Dunlap Specialty Care was filled with holiday cheer. Carolers visited Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening. Thursday night caroling was a big production that has been going on for 12 years now. Organized by Vincent Leinen and Marilyn Grote the lobby was filled with carolers of all ages. The group also left behind 300 carnations to be handed out to residents and staff to show appreciation and gratitude for the care center. We all had a great time!