We are very proud to report that Ararat Nursing Facility has been recognized as a 2018 recipient of the Silver – Achievement in Quality Award for its commitment to improving quality care for residents.
This national award is presented annually by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living, the leading association for long-term and post-acute care that represents more than 13,500 care facilities. The National Quality Award Program has three progressive levels: Bronze, Silver and Gold. The awards recognize those member facilities that exhibit ever-improving performance excellence.
As a Silver Award recipient, the Nursing Facility has clearly demonstrated its dedication to developing effective approaches that drive continual improvement of organizational performance and health care outcomes. “We are committed to implementing processes that better the lives of those we serve – residents and families alike,” said Nursing Facility Executive Director Margarita Kechichian. “We are proud to receive the Silver Award, as it is a validation of our hard work and dedication to quality improvement day in and day out.”
Ararat Home congratulates the entire Nursing Facility staff for this exceptional accomplishment and thanks all supporters for their devotion to the Home’s mission of care. We wish the Nursing Facility team much success as it advances its quality journey in further developing comprehensive approaches that meet the criteria for the Gold – Excellence in Quality Award.
ABOUT AHCA/NCAL NATIONAL QUALITY AWARD PROGRAM
The AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Program is a progressive, three-step process that encourages the continuous learning, development, and execution of integrated quality systems to achieve performance excellence. Each progressive step requires a more detailed and comprehensive demonstration of quality integration and performance. The criteria for each step is based on the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program.
The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) represent more than 13,600 non-profit and proprietary skilled nursing centers, assisted living communities, sub-acute centers and homes for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. By delivering solutions for quality care, AHCA/NCAL aims to improve the lives of the millions of frail, elderly and individuals with disabilities who receive long term or post-acute care in our member facilities each day. For more information, please visit www.ahca.org or www.ncal.org.