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Crochet: An Ideal Craft for People of All Ages

March 5, 2021 — Crocheting has been a favorite craft for generations, and with good reason. Mastering the art of crochet enables you to create wonderful and useable pieces of art, at a very reasonable cost. There is only yarn, a crochet hook, and possibly a crochet pattern. And as a beginner, if you drop a stitch or make... Read More

March is Nutrition Month

March 5, 2021 — Good nutrition makes such an impact in our lives, which is why it is so important! By following these simple tips, good nutrition doesn’t have to be difficult. Your daily diet should include fruits, vegetables, whole-grains, dairy products, meats and other protein-rich foods. How large of a portion you should eat depends upon your caloric... Read More

Holiday Highlights

February 4, 2021 — HAPPY NEW YEAR!   Happy Birthday! Brian enjoyed celebrating his 55th birthday with staff and peers in Delta! They enjoyed pizza, wings, cake and soda.   Christmas Highlights SPDC enjoyed Christmas a little different this year. COVID-19 did not stop us, it just made us change the way we do things. It brought us closer... Read More

New Staff… Moving on UP!!!

February 4, 2021 — Welcome Collen O. to our team. We are pleased to have her join us as 2nd shift supervisor. Congratulations to Desiree T. a long time direct care trainer on becoming a 2nd shift supervisor. Desiree has worked for Sandy Park since 2003. We also would like to welcome Tammy M. our new BOM. She comes... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

February 4, 2021 — EMBRACING THE UNPREDICTABLE SPDC wishes all our clients, families, staff, associates, and loved ones a safe & prosperous 2021! The New Year is like a blank book. The pen is in your hand, it is your chance to write a wonderful story for yourself. – (Author Unknown) HAPPY NEW YEAR  – 2021 Dr. J. James Administrator

Cut the Clutter in the New Year!

December 29, 2020 — Is clutter bogging you down? Maybe it is stealing valuable closet space? Or collecting dust on too many knick-knacks? Cut the clutter with these easy steps: First, identify different types of clutter: Something you have had for more than six months and have used one time or less. Too many items crammed into a small... Read More

Donate Blood and Blood Plasma Safely to Help Save Lives

December 29, 2020 — This January, the American Red Cross celebrates National Blood Donor Month and recognizes the life-saving contributions from blood, platelet, and plasma donors. As we begin the New Year, the Red Cross and CDC are encouraging individuals to donate blood and plasma if they are well and able to do so, while continuing to practice safe... Read More

Birdwatching Day – January 5

December 29, 2020 — Dust off your binoculars on January 5 for National Bird Day! There are plenty of benefits to taking part in birdwatching: physical activity, learning something new, spending time outdoors… the list goes on! Being outside is great for your mental health, as it generally improves your mood and provides you with a space to move... Read More

National Hobby Month

December 29, 2020 — Did you resolve to start a new hobby in the new year? Well that’s perfect, because January is National Hobby Month. Many of us may find that we have more time on our hands as we get older, and picking up a new hobby may be a great use of this extra time. One option... Read More

Hand Washing Awareness Week: December 1-7

December 5, 2020 — The COVID-19 pandemic provides an important reminder that one of the most effective ways to stop the spread of germs and stay healthy is also one of the simplest — handwashing with soap and water. Regular handwashing is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs... Read More