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2020 Facility Involvement Contest

 

* * * * * * * *    March    *    2    *    2020    * * * * * * * *

 

 

ATTENTION

ACTIVITY DIRECTORS

 

 

MHCA would like to invite our member facilities to participate in the "Making Headlines in Long Term Care" annual facility involvement contest.  Take this opportunity to show others what "Made Headlines" at your facility during calendar year 2019.  If your facility was featured on the front page of a newspaper, what healthcare activities would the community read about?

 

Please read the following criteria very carefully, as this is what you will be judged on.

  • MHCA Member Facility
  • 1 sheet - 11 inch x 17 inch paper (white paper)
  • Use one side only, portrait orientation
  • Use a creative title for your newspaper which incorporates the name of your facility
  • Full facility name and full address should be located on the page
  • Include levels of care facility provides (SNF, ALF, RCF, Rehab, etc.) and other information to help paint a picture of what your facility has to offer to the reader
  • News and events concerning your facility and residents must be from 2019
  • Fill up the ENTIRE page
  • Articles & stories about staff and resident involvement
  • Try to include any facility or staff awards received in 2019
  • Be sure to incorporate some photos of staff, residents, outings, facility, etc.
  • The page should look crisp and clean like a real newspaper
  • Be sure to check for spelling and grammatical errors - have a friend or the administrator proofread
  • You may submit only 1 entry in either the Color Category or Black and White Category
  • Make sure the finished product is laminated or provide another form of protective covering.
  • MAIL your newspaper cover to MHCA, 236 Metro Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65109 PRIOR TO February 24, 2020 to ensure we will receive it in time.If you are running short on time, you can email your document as a .pdf file to teresa@mohealthcare.com no later than February 28, 2020.It will be printed in our office on the required paper outlined above and submitted for judging.
  • Remember, be creative and unique

For reference and to give you an idea of how to set up your headline newspaper cover, please review the winning entries from last year below.  Please click here to download and fill out the entry form.

 

We will be awarding the following prizes to the Activity Departments of the winning facilities:

  • 1st place - $100 gift card
  • 2nd place - $50 gift card
  • 3rd place - $25 gift card

The winning pages will be displayed on the MHCA website following the Mid-Year Conference and copies will also be displayed at the Annual Convention in August 2020. 

 

If you have any questions please contact me at 573.893.2060 or by email at teresa@mohealthcare.com.

   

2019 Winners - Facility Involvement Contest

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
1st Place Color - Clark County Nursing Home PDF (578.66 KB) Administration 3/5/2019
2nd Place Color - Lakeside Meadows PDF (6.47 MB) Administration 3/5/2019
3rd Place Color - Monterey Park Rehab & Health PDF (6.33 MB) Administration 3/5/2019
Honorable Mention Color - Ash Grove Healthcare PDF (1.02 MB) Administration 3/7/2019
1st Place B/W - Community Springs PDF (1.02 MB) Administration 3/5/2019
2nd Place B/W - Brooke Haven Healthcare PDF (4.02 MB) Administration 3/5/2019
3rd Place B/W - General Baptist Campbell PDF (4.89 MB) Administration 3/5/2019
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