NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Five Star Senior Living, one of the nation’s leading providers of independent living and assisted living for seniors, today announced that 19 of its communities received the 2015 American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) Bronze Award for Commitment to Quality. As of 2015, 35 of Five Star’s 70 eligible communities with skilled services have won AHCA Bronze Awards.
The Bronze Award recognizes care providers of long and short term service for exemplary performance and marks the first step towards a community’s progression to the Silver Award for Achievement in Quality. The program motivates care providers to strive for excellence while raising standards across the country. Potential recipients are examined based on The Baldridge Performance Excellence Program which focuses on evaluating a business’s performance, deciding where improvements are needed, and implementing changes to improve quality of care.
“On behalf of the entire company, I am proud of this important accomplishment by all 19 communities that were recognized by the AHCA/NCAL with the Bronze National Quality Award. Our commitment to providing a warm, inviting environment where seniors of all abilities and interests can thrive is part of what makes Five Star special,” said Bruce Mackey, President and CEO of Five Star Senior Living.
This year, the following communities had the honor of receiving the 2015 AHCA / NCAL Bronze Award:
Ashley River Plantation, Charleston, SC
Cedars Healthcare Center, Lakewood, CO
Church Creek (Healthcare), Arlington Heights, IL
The Forum of Knightsbridge (Healthcare), Columbus, OH
Mantey Heights Rehabilitation and Care Center, Grand Junction, CO
The Gardens of Port St. Lucie (Healthcare), Port St. Lucie, FL
Worland Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, Worland, WY
Stratford Court of Palm Harbor (Healthcare), Palm Harbor, FL
Leisure Park Health Center, Lakewood, NJ
The Forum at Deer Creek (Healthcare), Deerfield Beach, FL
Calusa Harbor (Healthcare), Fort Myers, FL
Savannah Grace at the Palms of Mt. Pleasant (Healthcare), Mt. Pleasant, SC
Meadowood Health Pavilion, Bloomington, IN
The Remington Club (Healthcare), Rancho Bernardo, CA
The Palms of Mt Pleasant (Assisted Living), Mt. Pleasant, SC
Myrtle Beach Manor (Assisted Living), Myrtle Beach, SC
Westridge Care and Rehabilitation, Clarinda, IA
Woodhaven Care Center, Ellinwood, KS
Sutherland Care Center, Southerland, KS
Five Star Senior Living is a senior living and healthcare services company which owns, leases and manages senior living communities, including primarily private pay independent and assisted living communities located throughout the U.S. Five Star is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts.