21 North Shore Healthcare Centers Earn 2019 AHCA/NCAL Bronze National Quality Award  

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North Shore Healthcare is proud to announce that 20 of its skilled nursing facilities in Wisconsin and one facility in Minnesota have been recognized as 2019 recipients of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL). The award recognizes the individual centers for their commitment to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The distinction is the first of three progressive award levels through the AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Program. The program, presented by the leading association in long term and post-acute care, honors association members across the country that have demonstrated their dedication to improving quality of care for seniors and persons with disabilities. 

 The following North Shore Healthcare centers have received the recognition:  

 

Court Manor Health Services  Mercy Health Services  St. Francis Health Services 
Delavan Health Services  Randolph Health Services  Sturgeon Bay Health Services 
Elroy Health Services  Rochester West Health Services  Three Oaks Health Services 
Florence Health Services  Rib Lake Health Services  Tomahawk Health Services 
Hammond Health Services  Shawano Health Services  Twin Ports Health Services 
Hayward Health Services  Sheboygan Health Services  Wausau Manor 
Meadow View Health Services  Sheboygan Progressive Care Center  Willowdale Health Services 

 

“This is an exciting time for North Shore. The teams at each of our centers have committed themselves to the pursuit of quality improvement and having the recognition from AHCA/NCAL further encourages us to move forward on this journey,” says David Mills, Chief Executive Officer of North Shore Healthcare. “At the heart of what we do are our residents. We take that responsibility very seriously and have made it our mission to ensure the services we provide exceed their expectations.” 

“On behalf of our member facilities around the state of Wisconsin, I am pleased to congratulate the entire North Shore Healthcare Team on the significant achievement of having 20 facilities recognized with Bronze National Quality Awards,” said John Vander Meer, President and CEO of the Wisconsin Health Care Association and the Wisconsin Center for Assisted Living (WHCA/WiCAL), the state affiliate for AHCA/NCAL. “The National Quality Awards are a journey to advance the quality of care that our state’s frail elderly and people with disabilities receive. This award is an important acknowledgement of the hard work and great care that North Shore caregivers offer every day in each of these communities.” 

The Award Program has three levels: Bronze, Silver, and Gold. As a recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Awardeach of the centers may now move forward in developing approaches and achieving performance levels that meet the Silver – Achievement in Quality Award criteria. 

The awards will be presented during AHCA/NCAL’s 70th Convention & Expo in Orlando, Florida, October 13-16, 2019. 

 

North Shore Healthcare Bronze Quality Award Press Release