Regency Park, Ridgewood Manor Earn 2016 Silver National Quality Award

Thursday, September 22, 2016





Regency Park and Ridgewood Manor have earned the 2016 Silver – Achievement in Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL).

The award is the second of three distinctions possible through the AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Program, which recognizes providers across the nation that have demonstrated their commitment to improving of care for residents and patients in long-term and post-acute care centers and communities.

“This award is a symbol of our team’s commitment to the pursuit of quality excellence,” said Lorraine , Ridgewood administrator.

Based on the core values and criteria of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, the AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Program challenges member providers to achieve performance excellence through three progressive levels – Bronze, and Gold. At the Silver level, members develop and demonstrate effective approaches that help improve performance and health care outcomes.

“Every day, twenty-four seven, the women and men of our nursing homes work to ensure the highest level of quality and person-centered care to our residents, and their families. We are honored to be recognized for the work we do,” said Steve Fromm, Regency administrator.

The awards will be presented to honorees on Oct. 18 during AHCA/NCAL’s 67th Annual Convention & Expo in Nashville, Tenn.

“It takes incredible dedication and passion ,” said Christine Boldt, chair of the AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Board of Overseers. “I applaud Ridgewood Manor and Regency Park for reaching this level and for their commitment to always improve.”

Ridgewood Manor is a 102-bed, long-term care facility that has served the Dalton Community since 1968. Care is provided to patients with dementia and chronic medical diseases, and who are in need of end-of-life care as well as short-term rehabilitation.

Regency Park Health & Rehabilitation is a 100-bed facility specializing in rehab services and long-term care. Regency Park has served the greater Northwest Georgia community since 1999.

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) represent more than 13,000 non-profit and proprietary skilled nursing centers, assisted living communities, sub-acute and homes for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Regency Park and Ridgewood Manor associates are pictured.