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Life Care Center of Old Hickory Village earns deficiency-free survey

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Life Care Center of Old Hickory Village, in Old Hickory, Tennessee, recently achieved a deficiency-free health survey.

To pass the health 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 and administration...

Evergreen House Health Center is deficiency-free for second year

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Evergreen House Health Center in East Providence recently finished its survey from the Rhode Island Department of Public Health deficiency-free.

The facility achieved a deficiency-free survey in 2018 as well...

Life Care Center of Morgan County celebrates associates with 25 years or more of service

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On Feb. 11, 2019, Don Tyndall, executive director of Life Care Center of Morgan County in Wartburg, Tennessee, presented six associates with a goody bag and an invitation to a special dinner honoring them for their years of service.

Bridgeview Estates receives $67,722 grant

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In 2016, the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare announced it was offering mini-grants to long-term care facilities.

These grants were to be used to improve the quality of care/quality of life for residents through the use of technology. Eligible dollar amounts awarded would be contingent upon the facility’s licensed beds. Amounts available were up to $70,000...

State senator visits Life Care Center of Merrimack Valley

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On March 25, 2019, State Senator Christine Friedman came to visit Life Care Center of Merrimack Valley in North Billerica, Massachusetts. 

The facility’s chef and dietary staff prepared a delicious lunch of chicken wraps, onion rings, salad and sorbet with fresh fruit, and Friedman met with Karen Babb, executive director, as well as several other managers...

High schoolers make an impact at Life Care Center of Wilbraham

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Two students from Minnechaug Regional High School in Wilbraham, Massachusetts, have been interning at Life Care Center of Wilbraham during the spring 2019 semester.

Jennifer Kovarek and Jessica Smith have been learning basic nursing skills under the mentorship of the nursing staff at the facility...

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 and administration...

Life Care Center of Port St. Lucie earns Medicare’s five-star rating

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

The rating system for CMS is designed to help people choose the best care for loved ones. The ratings are based on associates, health inspections and quality measures...

Life Care Center of Athens earns deficiency-free health survey

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Life Care Center of Athens, Tennessee, recently achieved a deficiency-free health survey.

To pass the health 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 and administration...

Hickory House Nursing Home earns Medicare’s five-star rating

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Hickory House Nursing Home in Honey Brook, Pennsylvania, recently earned a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

The rating system for CMS is designed to help people choose the best care for loved ones. The ratings are based on associates, health inspections and quality measures such as weight loss, falls and pain management...

Life Care Center of Lawrenceville earns perfect score on state survey

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Life Care Center of Lawrenceville, Georgia, recently achieved a deficiency-free state survey. The center found out about the results of its 2018 survey on Nov. 29, 2018.

“The work we do here at Life Care Center of Lawrenceville is a true example of a team concept,” said Michael Gibson, interim executive director...

Life Care Center of Carrollton earns deficiency-free survey

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Life Care Center of Carrollton, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility, recently earned a state survey with no deficiencies.

“It was an overwhelming sense of great accomplishment for our entire team,” said Lynn Hayes, executive director at the facility. “The success of our team involved many hours of focus and continued training."...

The Highlands earns Medicare’s five-star rating

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The Highlands, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility, 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)...

Preston appointed vice president of Life Care’s Southeast Division

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Life Care Centers of America recently appointed Aaron Preston as vice president of its Southeast Division.

In this role, Preston will oversee operations – including clinical and rehabilitation care and customer service – at the company’s 21 skilled nursing facilities in Florida...

Life Care Center of Punta Gorda earns perfect score on state survey

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Life Care Center of Punta Gorda, 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 and administration...

Butner appointed vice president of Life Care’s Northwest Division

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

The announcement is made by Todd Fletcher, Life Care’s vice president of Western Operations...

Lynchburg Nursing Center earns deficiency-free state survey

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Lynchburg Nursing Center in Lynchburg, Tennessee, recently earned a state survey with no deficiencies.

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 and administration...

Life Care Center of Tullahoma earns deficiency-free state survey

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Life Care Center of Tullahoma recently earned a state survey with no deficiencies.

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 and administration...

CEO of APTA visits Life Care Center of Blount County

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On Aug. 8, 2018, Life Care Center of Blount County in Louisville, Tennessee received a special guest.

Justin Moore, the CEO of the American Physical Therapy Association visited the facility to discuss new developments in physical therapy, meet with members of the Life Care team and tour the facility’s state-of-the-art therapy gym...

Villa Manor Care Center earns perfect score on state survey

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Villa Manor Care Center in Lakewood, Colorado, recently earned a state survey with no deficiencies.

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 and administration...

Life Care Center of Hickory Woods offers expertise for amputees

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Amputees in the Nashville, Tennessee, area have a unique resource for therapy and education: Life Care Center of Hickory Woods in Antioch.

Susie Pech, occupational therapist assistant at the building, got the ball rolling for more services for amputees, both for residents and patients at the building, and for community members...

Music therapy at Life Care Center of the North Shore brings joy

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One of the many services at Life Care Center of the North Shore in Lynn, Massachusetts, is music therapy.

The program started in autumn 2017 under the direction of new activity director, Sarah Blacker. Blacker is a board-certified music therapist, as well as a singer and songwriter. She enjoys sharing her love of music with the residents...

Evergreen House Health Center earns deficiency-free state survey

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Evergreen House Health Center in East Providence, Rhode Island, recently finished its survey from the Rhode Island Department of Public Health deficiency-free.

To pass the state survey each year, nursing facilities must meet hundreds of criteria. The survey focuses on a wide variety of care areas in the facility...

Life Care of Bruceton-Hollow Rock earns deficiency-free state survey

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Life Care Center of Bruceton-Hollow Rock in Bruceton, Tennessee, recently earned a state survey with no deficiencies.

To pass the state survey each year, nursing facilities must meet hundreds of criteria. The survey focuses on a wide variety of care areas in the facility, including nursing care, patients’ rights, safety, food services, administration and the physical condition of the building...

Life Care Center of Centerville earns perfect score on state survey

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Life Care Center of Centerville, Tennessee, recently earned a state survey with no deficiencies.

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...