Nazareth Home Clifton was honored at the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities’ Quality Awards Banquet with the Best of Kentucky – Nursing and Rehabilitation award. Director of Nursing Alison Snow was also recognized as a Top 10 Nursing Excellence winner.
“Receiving the Best of Kentucky award is such an honor, and we are proud of the expertise our nursing, therapy and care team brings to elders each day,” said Lisa Biddle-Puffer, administrator of Nazareth Home Clifton.
The Best of Kentucky – Nursing and Rehabilitation honorees were selected based on CMS star ratings of four or higher and satisfaction surveys of residents and families.
“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.”
More than 800 long-term care providers met during the meeting. General sessions offered panel discussions with the ambulance association and the office of inspector general. Other topics of the day included hiring and retaining quality staff, and breakout sessions on a variety of issues facing long-term care providers. 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, along with the Top 10 Caregivers, Nurses and Supportive Care staff awards.