North Shore Healthcare is proud to announce that 22 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|
|Green Bay Health Services||Riverview Health Services||Twin Ports Health Services|
|Hammond Health Services||Shawano Health Services||Wausau Manor|
|Hayward Health Services||Sheboygan Health Services||Willowdale Health Services|
|Meadow View Health Services||Sheboygan Progressive Care Center|
“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 Award, each 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.