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Life Care Center of La Center earns Medicare’s five-star rating

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Life Care Center of La Center, Kentucky, recently earned a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

The CMS ratings system is designed to assist the public in choosing care for their loved ones. It calculates the ratings based on results of health inspections, staffing and quality measures...

U.S. News & World Report names 54 Life Care centers Best Nursing Homes

Fifty-four Life Care Centers of America facilities in 17 states were recently listed in the U.S. News & World Report list of the best nursing homes for 2017-2018.

U.S. News & World Report rates centers by compiling data over a 12-month period from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – including data on health inspections, nurse staffing and quality of care....

Garden Terrace of Aurora earns Medicare’s five-star rating

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Garden Terrace Alzheimer’s Center of Excellence in Aurora, Colorado, recently earned a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

The CMS ratings system is designed to assist the public in choosing care for their loved ones. It calculates ratings based on results of health inspections, staffing and quality measures...

Life Care Center of Hendersonville named a preferred provider

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On Nov. 17, 2017, Life Care Center of Hendersonville, North Carolina, was selected to be one of five facilities in Henderson and Buncome counties to be a post-acute preferred provider.

“As part of this network, we will be collaborating with Park Ridge Hospital and other post-acute providers in the community to improve patient care at the local level,” shared Kathy Carver, director of business development....

Life Care Center of Auburn earns deficiency-free state survey

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Life Care Center of Auburn, Massachusetts, recently achieved a deficiency-free state survey.

To pass the state survey each year, nursing facilities must meet hundreds of criteria. These survey visits are unannounced and address not only nursing care and resident safety, but also patients’ rights, food services, administration and the facility’s environment....

Life Care Center of Stonegate earns deficiency-free state survey

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Life Care Center of Stonegate in Parker, Colorado, recently achieved a deficiency-free state survey.

To pass the state survey each year, nursing facilities must meet hundreds of criteria. The survey visits are unannounced and address not only nursing care and resident safety, but also patients’ rights, food services, administration and the facility’s environment....

Life Care Center of Ooltewah earns deficiency-free state survey

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Life Care Center of Ooltewah, Tennessee, recently achieved a deficiency-free state survey.

To pass the state survey each year, nursing facilities must meet hundreds of criteria. These survey visits are unannounced and address not only nursing care and resident safety, but also patients’ rights, food services, administration and the facility’s environment....

Payson Care Center earns Medicare’s five-star rating

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Payson Care Center in Payson, Arizona, recently earned a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

The CMS ratings system is designed to assist the public in choosing care for their loved ones. It calculates the ratings based on results of health inspections, staffing and quality measures...

Life Care Center of La Center earns deficiency-free state survey

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Life Care Center of La Center, Kentucky, recently achieved a deficiency-free state survey.

To pass the state survey each year, nursing facilities must meet hundreds of criteria. These address not only nursing care and resident safety, but also patients’ rights, food services, administration and the facility’s environment....

Life Care Center of North Glendale earns deficiency-free state survey

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Life Care Center of North Glendale, Arizona, recently achieved a deficiency-free state survey.

To pass the state survey each year, nursing facilities must meet hundreds of criteria. These address not only nursing care and resident safety, but also patients’ rights, food services, administration and the facility’s environment....

Cañon Lodge Care Center earns Medicare’s five-star rating

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Cañon Lodge Care Center in Cañon City, Colorado, recently earned a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

The CMS ratings system is designed to assist the public in choosing care for their loved ones.

 

Life Care Center of Treasure Valley opens resident store

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There’s a lot in store at Life Care Center of Treasure Valley in Boise, Idaho, thanks to an idea from the activities team.

Rose Doty, activity director, noticed that the dining room didn’t have enough room to keep all the items available for residents to buy with their bingo bucks, and she came up with a system using the former library area near the main entrance of the facility....

Green Valley Care Center earns Medicare’s five-star rating

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Green Valley Care Center, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility in New Albany, recently earned a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

The CMS ratings system is designed to assist the public in choosing care for their loved ones. It calculates the ratings based on results of health inspections, staffing and quality measures....

Bridgeview Estates earns Medicare’s five-star rating

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Bridgeview Estates, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility in Twin Falls run by Life Care Centers of America, recently earned a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

The CMS ratings system is designed to assist the public in choosing care for their loved ones. It calculates the ratings based on results of health inspections, staffing and quality measures....

Life Care Center of Wilbraham earns deficiency-free state survey

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Life Care Center of Wilbraham, Massachusetts, recently achieved a deficiency-free state survey.

To pass the state survey each year, nursing facilities must meet hundreds of criteria. These survey visits are unannounced and address not only nursing care and resident safety, but also patients’ rights, food services, administration and the facility’s environment....

Life Care Center of Casper earns Medicare’s five-star rating

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Life Care Center of Casper, Wyoming, recently earned a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

The CMS ratings system is designed to assist the public in choosing care for their loved ones. It calculates the ratings based on results of health inspections, staffing and quality measures...

Emmett appointed vice president of Life Care’s Northwest Division

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Life Care Centers of America recently appointed Linda Emmett as the new vice president of its Northwest Division.

The announcement is made by Todd Fletcher, Life Care’s vice president of Western Operations, who most recently held the Northwest Division VP position....

Jared Houck named vice president of Life Care’s Central Division

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Life Care Centers of America recently appointed Jared Houck as vice president of its Central Division.

In this position, Houck will oversee Life Care’s 35 facilities in Indiana, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.

“Jared Houck has a compelling commitment to providing the highest quality of care – administered in a spirit of compassion – to the people we serve,” said Beecher Hunter, Life Care’s president....

Mark Davis named vice president of Eastern Operations for Life Care

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David Mark Davis, a health care executive with 35 years of experience, has been named vice president of Eastern Operations for Life Care Centers of America.

That announcement is made by Forrest L. Preston, Life Care chairman and CEO, who said Davis’ leadership in various aspects of service to seniors and others “will have a positive impact on the lives of our patients and residents, as well as the associates who provide their care.”

Life Care Center of Collegedale earns deficiency-free state survey

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Life Care Center of Collegedale, Tennessee, recently achieved a deficiency-free state survey.

To pass the state survey each year, nursing facilities must meet hundreds of criteria. These survey visits are unannounced and address not only nursing care and resident safety, but also patients’ rights, food services, administration and the facility’s environment.

Life Care Center of Estero earns deficiency-free state survey

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Life Care Center of Estero, Florida, recently achieved a deficiency-free state survey.

To pass the state survey each year, nursing facilities must meet hundreds of criteria. These address not only nursing care and resident safety, but also patients’ rights, food services, administration and the facility’s environment....

Lakeside Health Center earns Medicare’s five-star rating

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Lakeside Health Center, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility in West Palm Beach, Florida, recently earned a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

The CMS ratings system is designed to assist the public in choosing care for their loved ones. It calculates the ratings based on results of health inspections, staffing and quality measures (including pain management, pressure ulcers, weight loss and falls)....

Life Care Center of Sullivan earns Medicare’s five-star rating

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Life Care Center of Sullivan, Missouri, recently earned a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

The CMS ratings system is designed to assist the public in choosing care for their loved ones. It calculates the ratings based on results of health inspections, staffing and quality measures (including pain management, pressure ulcers, weight loss and falls).

Life Care Center of Pensacola earns deficiency-free state survey

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Life Care Center of Pensacola, Florida, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility, recently achieved a deficiency-free state survey.

To pass the state survey each year, nursing facilities must meet hundreds of criteria. These address not only nursing care and resident safety, but also patients’ rights, food services, administration and the facility’s environment.

Life Care Center of Punta Gorda earns Medicare’s five-star rating

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Life Care Center of Punta Gorda, Florida, recently earned a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

The CMS ratings system is designed to assist the public in choosing care for their loved ones. It calculates the ratings based on results of health inspections, staffing and quality measures (including pain management, pressure ulcers, weight loss and falls).