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December 2018 Newsletter - 11/13/2018 -

Christmas Caroling:

Dec. 2nd, 9:00am Lafayette Community String Orchestra

Dec. 2nd, 2pm Shot for Victory Ministry

Dec. 6th, 9:00am Holy Family Head Start School

Dec. 10th, 9:00am St. Leo Seton Catholic School

Dec. 15th, 9:00am OES Bernice W Batiste 189

Dec. 18th, 9:30am ??Truman Elementary School

Dec. 20th, 9:30am Woodvale Elementary

Dec. 21st, 9:00 John Paul The Great Academy and

 2pm Gifts by Mary K (Residents only)

Dec. 22nd, 9:30am King of King Christian Ministry

Resident Christmas Party:

You are invited to your loved ones Christmas Party on Thursday December 13, 2018 from 6pm to 8pm. Music will be provided by Donna Angelle. Santa will pay us a visit!!!

Resident Birthday party is celebrated every 2nd Monday of the month from 2 pm to 3:30 pm. Music provided by La Popourri Band. Please inform the Activity Department if you would like to donate a birthday cake for the party. Thanks!!


Daisy S. 12-03, Hilton L. 12-09, Murella M. 12-10, Edna J. 12-15, Helen W. 12-18, Jackie C. 12-19, Maudrie R. 12-20, Laura E. 12-29

Employee Birthdays:

Nicholas G. 12-02, Tawana G. 12-02, Hubert G. III 12-04, Anna B. 12-07, Jaleesa B. 12-10, Lashonda T. 12-19

New Years Eve Celebration:

New Years Party will be held on December 31, 2018 from 9 am to 10:30 am. The 2019 countdown will be at 10am sharp.

 All Resident's Medical Records are reviewed every 3 months in a meeting called "Staffing". In this meeting we discuss the resident's needs, plan of care, changes that they may be experiencing, etc. We encourage family members to attend staffing in order to review their plan completely with all possible input. If you have any questions, please contact Edwina Francis, MDS or Ashley Jones, MDS Coordinator at 337-233-7115. We look forward to seeing you. 

  • Dec. 3rd: Geraldine J. 9:00, Racheal M. 9:15
  • Dec. 5th: Carol A. 9:00, Doris H. 9:15, Eva B. 9:30
  • Dec. 10th: Edna J. 9:00, Mary S. 9:15, Laura D. 9:30
  • Dec. 12th: Alex M. 9:00, Joseph J. 9:15, Charlene D. 9:30
  • Dec 14th: Norline A. 9:00, Shirley B. 9:15
  • Dec. 17th: Curley C. 9:00, Betty C. 9:15, Arlean M. 9:30
  • Dec. 19th: Russell N. 9:00, Felicia S. 9:15, Mable T. 9:30
  • Dec. 21st: Mildred G. 9:00, Melvin P. 9:15
  • Dec. 24th: Virginia W. 9:00, Sharon H. 9:15
  • Dec. 26th: Donna T. 9:00, Rose S. 9:15
  • Dec 31st: Emma J. 9:00, Dorothy C. 9:15

  • Laundry: We continue to remind everyone to always bring all items to Ezola Jones, Laundry Supervisor to be labeled BEFORE bought to resident room in an effort to prevent loss items or clothes. We continue to have unidentified clothes. If clothes are unidentified, they will be discarded. Please check resident's clothes routinely for clothes that are in need of repair or clothes that no longer fits. Please removed these items and let the nurse know of any clothes being removed. We need the closets to be clutter free. When families wash resident's laundry the facility do the laundry if: 1. Causes an order 2. Resident run out of clothes 3. Build up exceeds laundry basket. Please make sure all items are bought to the Laundry Supervisor to be labeled and documented on the inventory form before placing them in your loved ones room. THE FACILITY WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOST OR MISSING CLOTHES THAT HAS NOT BEEN LABELED OR DOCUMENTED ON THE INVENTORY FORM. If you bring clothes on the weekend or holidays please place them in a bag with their name and room number on it and give it to the nurse. The clothes will be labeled and handed out on Monday by Ezola Jones, Laundry Supervisor. This includes blankets, shoes, tv's and etc.

River Oaks Retirement Manor really appreciate the time you have taken to view the Newsletter.


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