Shelley Conley Promoted to Director of Clinical Operations

We are pleased to announce that Shelley Conley, BSN RN IPCO has been promoted to Director of Clinical Operations the Diakonos Group. Shellie joined Diakonos Group in 2014 as Director of Nursing for at North County. One of her main focuses since starting at Diakonos has been starting all facilities onto the Point Click Care... Read More

Arbor Village Receives CMS Five-Star Rating

Arbor Village, Sapulpa’s finest inpatient physical rehabilitation and senior living community, recently achieved the coveted five‐star rating for nursing care from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS); a distinction that few nursing homes in the State of Oklahoma have achieved. The CMS five‐star rating is an evaluation system that helps seniors, families,... Read More

Oklahoma Nursing Center Recognized with Prestigious Award During the 23rd Annual “Key To Quality” Awards Ceremony

Washington, D.C. (September 7th, 2017)―Arbor Village Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Sapulpa, Oklahoma is this year’s recipient of the Center of the Year Award.  Arbor Village received this prestigious recognition during the 23rd  Annual “Key to Quality” Awards Banquet in Washington, D.C.. NAHCA staff provided remarkable justification in their nomination narrative, “Of the 128 centers... Read More

Arbor Village Nursing & Rehabilitation Undergoes Multi-Million Dollar Transformation

Sapulpa, OK – Arbor Village Nursing and Rehabilitation located in Sapulpa, Oklahoma provides short-term post acute rehabilitation and long-term living arrangements for area seniors. Local couple, Scott and Lee Pilgrim, exercised their purchase option on Arbor Village in 2013 after leasing the building for several years. With a plan to completely transform the facility, plans... Read More

2015 Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award

(Sapulpa, Oklahoma) – Arbor Village  has been recognized as a 2015 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award for its dedication to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The award is the first of three distinctions possible through the National Quality Award Program, presented by the American Health Care Association and... Read More

Have chronic sleep problems checked out!

“It seems like the older I get the more lightly I sleep. “ “I never seem to sleep a night all the way through anymore!” Do you ever find yourself saying that, or notice your parents doing so? Most people would probably say, pshaw, it just seems like that. But actually science has shown that... Read More

Four things to know now about your parent(s) finances

Many families that haven’t seen each other all year come together for the holidays. That makes the holidays a prime time to make sure Mom or Dad is doing okay on his or her own. One of the first signs that your parent(s) may need help is when his or her finances become sloppy or... Read More

Importance of Having Visitors

Make a world of difference to someone: visit a nursing home resident My fellow nursing home administrators estimate as many as two-thirds of residents don’t receive regular visitors, according to Volunteers of America (, which has a program called Caring Companions that matches volunteer visitors with nursing home residents. I can’t tell you how important... Read More

Deep Vein Thrombosis

DVT: a preventable, treatable but potentially fatal condition We all need our blood to clot. If it didn’t, we wouldn’t stop bleeding when we get cut. But sometimes the body triggers the blood clotting process unnecessarily or excessively. Blood clots can also form when the blood’s flow rate is lowered or you’ve had damage to... Read More

Thinking about home care?

Thinking about home care? So often, we are faced with a medical condition in ourselves or a loved one that requires skilled care—like the care a nurse or doctor provides. For some of us, those conditions are chronic and we need that skilled care often, even around-the-clock. Home care is offering more and more kinds... Read More