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Healthy Happenings September 2009

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Bliss hair, skin & body works and Community Nursing Services


Bliss hair, skin & body works

It’s another successful year at Bliss and we want to show our appreciation! On October 14 from 4:00 to 7:00 Bliss will be hosting an open house for all clients and potential clients to come and visit the shop. We will be offering free mini manicures, free paraffin dips, and free high frequency treatments, along with lots of food and drinks. We will also be giving away a Gift Certificate to the salon. Stephanie Brewer, Bliss’s only master esthetician, will be offering free clinical skin care consultations for anyone interested. We welcome everyone to come and learn some new beauty secrets! Any appointment booked at the open house will receive a 10% off coupon to be used on any service or in stock product. We will also be hosting a Scentsy Candle party during our open house. Please come and join us. It will be lots of fun!

With the weather starting to change many people might notice a change in their skin and hair. Bliss has a full line of Biolage hair care products, a variety of Peter Thomas Roth and Raya skin care products, and a new bath and body line, Lomasi. We will also be getting new products just in time for all of your holiday shopping needs. New items will be arriving throughout the next month. Our technicians are available to provide expert advice on which products would be the best for you.

With fall and winter approaching, now is the time to focus your beauty treatment towards renewing and repairing. Summer tends to leave your skin, hair & body dry and damaged so now is the time to make up for all the abuse we put it through. We offer numerous treatments to repair. From deep conditioning hair treatments to exfoliating and hydrating facials and pedicures, we have something for everyone.

We all know the long term effects of sun damage to our skin, but do we all know how to help prevent those wrinkles and brown spots from showing years before we are ready? Stephanie, who has been in the field for 9 years, has seen it all. “The best thing you can do for your skin is wear sunscreen, drink water and exfoliate,” she says. This helps in prevention but what can we do to reverse the signs of premature aging? A Glycolic Acid Peel or a Microdermabrasion treatment will give you a deep exfoliation to help regenerate the skin cells to help keep you looking younger longer. In most cases it helps with the fine lines that start showing around the mouth and eyes. It also helps with acne and acne scars.

During the month of October we will be offering the Pumpkin Facial, pedicures and manicures, and for November we are offering our “Go Deep Special” which includes a deep conditioning hair treatment and a deep cleansing facial for $60. Also, the month of December we will introduce a new champagne facial for a holiday treat. Gift Certificates make great birthday and holiday gifts for anyone who loves to be pampered.

We have added new treatements to our menu.
The following is a list of all the services we provide.

• European Facial • Women’s Haircuts
• Bliss Facial
• Men’s Haircuts
• Glycolic Peel
• Shampoo & Style
• Deep Cleansing
• Deep Conditioning Treatments
• High Frequency Treatment
• Cera Repair Conditioning Treatment
• Microdermabrasion • Scalp Treatments
• Eyelash Tinting • Color
• Eyebrow Tinting • Highlights
• Eyebrow Sculpting • Up-do’s
• Eyebrow Clean-up

• Make-up Application
• Full Leg Wax
• Spa Manicures
• Half Leg Wax
• Spa Pedicures
• Bikini Wax
• Warm Stone Pedicures
• Underarm Wax
• Pedicure Touch Up
• Arm Wax • Soak & Polish Change
• Lip/Chin Wax
• Paraffin Treatments
• Full Face Wax
• Sculptured Acrylic Nails




Community Nursing Services

There is an agency that has been providing in home health care since 1928. This goes back to the country nurse in the white cap driving the little black car, and coming to your house to take care of mumps, measles, sometimes child birth, or illnesses of the aging. The agency is Community Nursing Services; home health and hospice. CNS is a non-profit provider of home care; the oldest home care agency in the state, and Utah’s first licensed hospice company. The little black car and the white cap are gone but CNS is still sending skilled nurses, physical therapists, home help aids, or when necessary a complete hospice team into homes in and around Utah. CNS offers the latest in home technology and is Medicare, and Medicaid certified. Offices are located in Moab and Price. For more information in Moab call 435-259-0466 or visit their website at cnsvna.org. 78 years and still making house calls. Community Nursing Services, a United Way agency.

Community Nursing Services (CNS) is a community-based. not-for-profit, full service home care corporation established in 1928. CNS is composed of several operating divisions.

* CNS VNA (Skilled services such as Nursing and Therapies.
* CNS Home Health Plus (non-skilled services, such as homemakers, personal care adaes. respite services)
* CNS Pharmacy (intravenous and nutrition support)
* CNS Community Hospice (Certified Hospice) which includes the Kaleidoscope Kids program (for children With life altering illnesses) and Journey Home (AIDS/HIV care).
* CNS is the only CHAP ( Community Health Accreditation Program) accredited home health agency in a six-state regional area. CHAP was the first home care accrediting body in the nation to receive deemed status from the federal government. Bv approving CHAP for deemed status, the government certified that CHAP’s standards for excellence met or exceeded the government’s own standards for Medicare certification.

We are proud to be a partner in the Utah Home Health Coalition UHHC) whose home health agencies provide services to all counties. cities and towns in Utah. In addition CNS helped establish the Idaho Coalition of Home Health Agencies (CHHA). These two coalitions contract with nearly every third party payor in this region to provide home care and related services where and when they are needed.

Community Nursing Services Mission
We will assist clients to attain health care goals. while maintaining independence and dignity, through appropriate home health care and supportive services. We will promote wellness in the community utilizing our experience, knowledge and resources.

VALUES AND PHILOSOPHY - CNS is committed to:
* Upholding our community-based, not for profit status.
* Seeking client’s and family’s active participation with an interdisciplinary home health care team in order to meet a full range of needs.
* Recognizing the vital role of each employee in accomplishing our mission.
* Providing quality home health care services to all clients without regard to ability to pay within the limits of our resources.
* Collaborating with other community agencies to identify and address unmet client needs.
* Influencing the development of national and local home health care policies.
* Utilizing volunteers on advisory committees, in support services, and in care programs. Fulfilling our mission through fiscal responsibility and prudent use of resources.Responding to the needs of our clients and environment as they change or emerge.

In 1928, Salt Lake City Visiting Nurse Service was formed “to provide nursing for the sick in their homes.” The following year it was established as a voluntary, non-profit agency when the existing Visiting Nurse Association of Salt Lake and the Private Duty Registry were combined to form Salt Lake Community Nursing Services.

 
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