Landmark of Laurel Creek administrator Susan Bush
MANCHESTER, KY – Landmark of Laurel Creek Rehabilitation and Nursing was honored at the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities’ Quality Awards Banquet recently at the Galt House in Louisville, KY with the Best of Kentucky – Nursing and Rehabilitation award. 22 other facilities across the state of Kentucky were honored.
“It is a privilege to honor caregivers for the outstanding care and devotion they show every day to their residents. These honorees are an example of the many Kentucky providers and caregivers delivering quality care,” said KAHCF Board Chair Chris Page. “This recognition is a testament to their dedication to their residents.”
The Best of Kentucky – Nursing and Rehabilitation honorees were selected based on CMS star ratings of four or higher to apply, and then satisfaction surveys of residents and families.
More than 800 long-term care providers met during the meeting, energized by general sessions challenging them with panel discussions with the ambulance association and office of inspector general, hiring and retaining quality staff, and breakout sessions on a variety of issues facing long-term care providers. Also, more than 100 vendors exhibited during the Expo showcasing the latest innovations to providing quality care.
The week was capped off with the Quality Awards Banquet. The Association honored 23 facilities with the Best of Kentucky - Nursing and Rehabilitation Award. The Top 10 Caregivers, Nurses and Supportive Care staff were also honored.
About The Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities/Kentucky Center for Assisted Living
Established in 1954, the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities (KAHCF) is the trade association that represents the proprietary and nonproprietary nursing facilities and personal care homes across the Commonwealth. Kentucky Center for Assisted Living (KCAL) was established in 2018. One of the state affiliates of the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living, KAHCF/KCAL provides a wide variety of services to member facilities including legislative and regulatory activities, professional development, statewide recognition programs, publications, media relations, research, and advocacy relations.