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SNF SLP Humor…Take Two!

Maybe your facility has one of those fancy schmancy jewelry engravers and is immediately on top of labeling eye glasses and dentures… Chances are they can’t keep up with the challenge so this is for you! For more #snfslp humor…

SNF SLP Humor…Take One

Since moving to the education side of speech language pathology from the more fast pace, demanding medical side I have more time to sit and laugh at the funny things that one might have to do in the name of…

How I Use Apps in Skilled Nursing for Cognitive Therapy

Five years ago I would have said you were crazy to pull out a computer with my geriatric population. Today I say, KEEP IT CHARGED! I started using my iPad during speech therapy over the last couple of years to…

These Hands…

I take my 8 year old daughter to the nursing home with me when I work PRN on the weekends. It’s our routine. She wants to be with me. I want her to be with me, but even more importantly…

SNF Speech Today: Reminisce and Expressive Language

Sometimes all you have is 23 min to see a patient. That patient is more than likely going to be in bed if you are working PRN at a SNF on the weekend.  In this world of 95% productivity standards,…

Cognitive Activity using Peg Board for Speech Therapy in SNF

As a SLP, I work PRN providing speech therapy for a company that contracts into nursing homes/SNFs. Our patient caseload is heavily weighted for cognitive therapy specifically memory, problem solving, sequencing, and attention. These qualities are ALL necessary for a…

These are a few of my favorite things….at the SNF

We all have our favorite, go-to items whether at home or at work. These things are familiar and usually are something you have used a lot. Something that is reliable and flexible. I have some therapy materials that are that…

Therapy today…More Fall Fun!

Today at work we continued the fall activities and crafts by flipping through magazines and cutting out pictures and words that are reminisce of fall. The patients then arranged the clippings on a piece of construction paper in a collage…

Therapy Today…Let’s get into Fall

Jenna over at Speech Room News and Jenn over at Crazy Speech World invited all of their followers to play a little #InstaSLP game on instagram over the next two weeks. This prompted me to take more pictures than usual in…

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