Elderwood at Liverpool receives AHCA award for 2017 Quality Initiative Recognition Program

LIVERPOOL, NY – Elderwood at Liverpool has received a certificate of achievement award from the American Health Care Association (AHCA) in recognition of their achievement in the 2017 Quality Initiative Recognition Program. This national honor represents Elderwood at Liverpool’s commitment to improving the lives of the individuals they serve.

The program is designed to recognize AHCA nursing center members that attain four or more ACHA quality initiative goals, including improved retention rates among nursing staff, reducing the number of unintended health care outcomes, safely reducing the number of hospital readmissions, improving discharge back to the community and safely reducing hospitalizations among long-stay residents.

“This recognition is well deserved by our staff,” said Elderwood at Liverpool Administrator Kristin Russell. “This award highlights all of the hard work we put in throughout 2017. In addition to constantly working to improve the level of care we’re able to offer residents, we’re also always looking at how we can improve as a team, so we can continue to work toward even great improvements.”

Elderwood provides skilled nursing care, specialized subacute care, rehabilitation, assisted living, independent living and memory care services in Western and Central New York, Rhode Island and Pennsylvania. Elderwood is part of a larger group of health care companies owned by Post Acute Partners, which operates pediatric facilities in Pennsylvania, Elderwood Health Plan managed long term care plan, Elderwood Transportation and Woodmark Pharmacy. For more information, visit www.elderwood.com.

Contact: Courtney Gfroerer

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