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A special thank you to all of our golf tournament sponsors and donors!
Bruning State Bank
LTC Midwest, LLC
Thayer County Bank
Hayden’s Truck Shop
John V. Hodge, Attorney
Jerry and Jill Catlett
Quality First Insurance
Brand X Saloon
Metal Quest Unlimited
Women of the ELCA, Christ Lutheran Church
Flag Prize Sponsor
Blue Valley Bowl
Carleton Body Shop
Daniel L. Werner, P.C., L.L.O.
Hebron True Value
Southeast Valley Irrigation
Food & Drink Donations
Ken & Janette Else
Thayer County Health Services
Auction Item Sponsor
Belvidere United Church of Christ
Cheri & Mike Williams
Doug & Janelle Bruning
Eakes Office Solutions
Employees of Blue Valley Lutheran Homes
Farm Bureau Financial Services
Jerry & Sharon Ebke
Herbon Central Market
Nebraska Healthcare Association
New Frontier Insurance
Northwest Respiratory Services
The Bottle Shop
Tom Posey Real Estate & Appraisal
Special Thank You To
Health Care Information Systems
James & Connie Raess
Thrivent Action Card
Welcome to Blue Valley Nursing Home
We believe in treating your family like our own. From our beautiful grounds to our caring staff, our facilities are designed to feel like home. We offer all denomination worship services, bible study opportunities, and daily activities that cater to our resident’s interests. We provide the best quality care possible thanks to our trained staff and volunteers.
The Nursing Home is located at:
As an integral member of Thayer County’s healthcare system for more than 65 years, Blue Valley Nursing Home strives for positive patient outcomes, with our entire team working together to return each of our patients to their maximum level of functioning. Conveniently located adjacent to Thayer County Health Services, our services are designed for those in need of short-term, long-term and skilled nursing care, as well as Hospice and adult day care services. We also offer rehabilitation services, including speech, physical and occupational therapies. For more information on our nursing care services, please click here.
Blue Valley Nursing Home has 50 private and 7 companion rooms that offer around-the-clock staffing, including an RN and LPN on all shifts. We offer in-house dental, vision and podiatry services, as well as regular weekly visits from local physicians.
Residents at Blue Valley Lutheran Homes enjoyed many activities to celebration National Assisted Living Week. Members from the community brought their cars for a car show. Chris Sayre from the Humanities Nebraska Music Program presented a wonderful program titled “A Musical Journey Across America: Songs that Helped Shape a Nation”. He performed songs with a button accordion, concertina, guitar and saw. It was a wonderful week for all of the staff and residents and Blue Valley Lutheran Homes.
YOU are cordially invited to celebrate National Assisted Living Week with the staff and residents of the Blue Valley Lutheran Homes Courtyard Terrace! “Family is Forever” Everyone is welcome. The schedule of events is below.
Questions? Give us a call at 402-768-3900
Schedule of Events:
Happy Grandparents Day!
2:00 p.m. – “Ten Pieces” Music
10:00 a.m. – Coffee, Donuts, and Table Talk Topics
2:00 p.m. – Special Bingo!
10:00 a.m. – Hymn Sing with Janel Bruning in the Chapel at BVLH
1:30 p.m. – Joy Acuna with Pallet-Able Creations
10:00 a.m. – Car Show in West Parking Lot
2:00 p.m. – Humanities Nebraska Music Program with Chris Sayre
10:00 a.m. – Rita Luongo with Thayer County Health Services: Hospital Expansion Presentation
2:00 p.m. – Game Day!
4:00 p.m. – Toasts and Treats!
10:00 a.m. – Horseraces
2:00 p.m. – Homemade Ice Cream
10:30 a.m. – Tailgate Party
11:00 a.m. – Nebraska vs. Northern Illinois Football Game!
The Foundation for Blue Valley Lutheran Homes is hosting a Chicken BBQ Dinner at the Thayer County Fair.
Meal tickets are $10 and available at the fair. All proceeds go to the Foundation for Blue Valley Lutheran Homes.
The Dinner will be held under the Grandstands. Dinner includes half a chicken, baked beans, a roll, chips and a drink.
Date: Thursday July 20th, 2017
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Find more information about the Thayer County Fair here.
Join us to remember those we have lost at Blue Valley in the past year.
There will be a short memorial program including a balloon release
at each facility with refreshments and remembrance on Friday 06/02/2017.
Nursing Home – 10:00 a.m. with refreshments after
Care Home & The Gardens – 10:30 a.m. with refreshments before
Courtyard Terrace – 11:00 a.m. with refreshments after
Additional balloons may be purchased for the memorial of
loved ones regardless of where they resided for $2 each.
Contact us at 402-768-3900 by May 26th with the number
of balloons and names for the memorial.
Please share this with family and friends.
Blue Valley Lutheran Homes provides a complete spectrum of rehabilitation services to meet each resident’s needs. On-site physical, occupational, and speech therapists in combination with professional restorative nursing provides residents with a rehab environment 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
We at Blue Valley have partnered with Infinity Rehab to provide residents with on-site rehabilitation therapy services. Infinity Rehab shares our passion for successful patient outcomes, providing high quality therapy services, and utilizing advanced technologies and best-practices.
The Rehab Difference
Quality – Blue Valley provides the highest-quality, comprehensive rehabilitation services. We provide interdisciplinary care for a broad scope of practice, professional restorative nursing programs, and outcome-based treatment programs. Therapists are also educated in coverage and reimbursement.
Education – All therapists attend professional education courses each year to ensure they are bringing current treatment approaches to treat each resident.
The Physical Therapy staff specializes in neurological and musculo-skeletal diagnoses, gait analysis and fall-risk assessment.
The Occupational Therapy staff specializes in helping residents with Activities of Daily Living and Cognitive Testing.
The Speech Therapy staff are knowledgeable about diagnoses commonly found in the geriatric population and work with residents who have difficulty swallowing, language and swallowing disorders and cognitive difficulties.
Accountability – Blue Valley is committed to monitoring outcomes. Now more than ever, we value tracking and trending costs, interventions and functional benefits. The information we gain directs us in continuous quality improvement.
Congratulations to the graduating class of 2017!
Please join us in congratulating the following seniors who are employed with Blue Valley Lutheran Homes!
Thayer Central High School:
Kenidee Miller – Nursing Department
Alexus Carr – Nursing Department
Madison Shaw – Nursing Department
Julie Johnson – Nursing Department
Crystal Rickers – Nursing Department
Grace Brinegar – Dietary Department
Grace Minge – Dietary Department
Bruning-Davenport High School:
Mashaya Dierking – Nursing Department
Morgan Lowery – Nursing Department
Graduation is Saturday May 13th, 2017. Again, congratulations to all and thank you for all you do at Blue Valley.
Come to the Blue Valley Luheran Homes Courtyard Terrace on Sunday February 26th, 2017 to learn about longhorns, cowboys and trail drives!
Gary and Margaret Kraisinger from Halstead, Kansas will be discussing western heritage and their research and publications in an event called “Celebrating Western Heritage – 1846-1897”. Gary and Margaret are award-winning authors who publish books and articles on Texas cattle trails. In 2016, the Kraisinger’s received the “Wrangler Award” and “Six Shooter Award” for their second book, “The Western Cattle Trail, 1874-1897, its Rise, Collapse and Revival”. They were also featured in American Cowboy Magazine!
Join us to hear their fascinating stories and learn all about the wild, wild west!
The “Celebrating Western Heritage” event has been graciously sponsored by the Hebron Secrest Library. Admission is free!
Join Blue Valley Lutheran Homes for an Open House in the Courtyard Terrace.
Join us to learn more about the Courtyard Terrace, and to see the new Master Studio two bedroom apartment.
Staff will be available to visit and provide a short tour. Sweet treats will also be provided.
Admission is free!
Date & Time: Monday February 20th, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Blue Valley Lutheran Homes
Courtyard Terrace at the corner of 1st street and Road M.
Questions? Send us a message, or call 402-768-3900.