The prestigious AHCA Awards are a national recognition of a center’s commitment to quality care. The Gold AHCA is awarded to centers that achieve “Excellence in Quality”.
“This year’s recipients (3) join an elite group of providers who are among the very best in the nation,” said AHCA/NCAL President and CEO Mark Parkinson. “They are champions of quality in their communities and in our profession. I commend them all for this achievement and for their unwavering commitment to improve the lives of those they care for every day.”
Since the inception of the National Quality Award Program in 1996, only 31 long term and post-acute care providers have achieved this level of quality recognition, out of more than 13,000 centers.
U.S. News & World Report, a leading expert in the evaluation and rating of health care providers across the country, identified the Best Nursing Homes for 2019-20, evaluating over 15,000 care centers nationwide, across each state and in 100 major metropolitan areas. Less than 23% of all nursing centers receive the "Best Nursing" status. The U.S. News Best Nursing Homes ratings offer individuals and families a starting point in their search for either short-term rehabilitation or long-term care.
The Partnership for Excellence (TPE) is Ohio, Indiana & West Virginia's Baldrige-based awards program. TPE assists organizations using the internationally-recognized Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence. The awards represent Ohio, Indiana & West Virginia's highest honor for performance excellence through innovation, results and visionary leadership.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid created the Five-Star Quality Rating System to help consumers, their families and caregivers compare nursing homes more easily. The quality measures rating is an indicator as to how well a nursing home cares for their resident’s physical and clinical needs.
The Schroer Group of Companies (operated under TSG Resources, Inc., and which includes: Altercare, Absolute and Avalon) was recognized by NorthCoast 99 as one of the Best Places to Work. NorthCoast 99 is an annual recognition program that honors 99 great workplaces for top talent in Northeast Ohio.
Greg Colaner, President of Altercare Integrated Health Services, reflects, "Our talented team excels at providing quality care and compassion to our patients and residents. As an organization we are committed to driving results and providing competitive advantages that support innovation and growth."
State regulations require each nursing facility to be thoroughly surveyed and evaluated on areas such as safety, quality of care, patient rights, food service, nursing care and administration. We earned a perfect score... no deficiencies!
The Ohio Department of Aging surveys residents of Ohio nursing homes and assisted living facilities to determine their satisfaction with the care they receive there. The average overall satisfaction rating for the state of Ohio is 87.5%. The Resident Satisfaction Survey has long been a tool for Ohio consumers and their families to identify which facilities in their communities can best meet their needs.