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NSNCW Resources

**Sample Proclamation**
National Skilled Nursing Care Week
May 10 - 16, 2020


WHEREAS we honor and respect our elders and citizens of any age with physical or intellectual disabilities who reside in skilled nursing care centers in [NAME of city, town, county, etc.]; and,

WHEREAS skilled nursing care centers throughout our area are holding [TAILOR e.g., virtual activity] in observance of National Skilled Nursing Care Week, May 10 to 16, 2020, using this year’s theme of “Sharing Our Wisdom,” and,

WHEREAS I urge all citizens to virtually visit or call a loved one, family member or friend residing in any care setting and offer a kind word and spend time participating in various virtual activities to unite those from all walks of life in need of our continuing love and support; and,

WHEREAS my administration is committed to quality health care, we take this moment to embrace the essence of the theme “Sharing Our Wisdom.” Let’s join all residents, patients, caregivers, nurses, other staff and volunteers in celebrating this special week; and,

THEREFORE, do I, [NAME of official], as [TITLE of mayor, supervisor, etc.] of [NAME of city, town etc.], declare the week of May 10 to 16, 2020, as National Skilled Nursing Care Week, a week to honor both our vulnerable citizens who receive care and the dedicated ones giving care.