Villa Crest Nursing and Retirement Center Takes Top Honor
MURFREESBORO, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- National HealthCare Corporation (NYSE Amex: NHC) (NYSE Amex: NHC.PRA), one of the nations leading operators of senior care services, announced today that Villa Crest Nursing and Retirement Center in Manchester, NH received NHCs highest honor by winning the Center of the Year award at this years annual management conference.
NHC gives the award to the center that meets the highest standard in patient support, safety, rehabilitation and nursing care, employee turnover and financial performance. Sarah McEvoy, administrator, accepted the honor for her staff.
McEvoy said her staff members were surprised and proud when told they had achieved NHCs highest honor. The staff works very hard to create an environment that provides quality of life for each resident and is honored to be recognized in this way by NHC," said McEvoy.
NHC sets very high standards for care and promotes a great environment for residents. The staff appreciates the opportunity to work for such a high caliber company."
In addition, Villa Crest received NHC's Five Star Excellence Certification Award. Five Star Excellence Certification is the premium category for operational performance. It recognizes the outstanding services provided by the center's staff and publicly recognizes the center and its staff as one of NHCs best.
Villa Crest Nursing and Retirement Center is a 155 bed center, which provides skilled rehabilitation, memory care, and assisted living services. More information about Villa Crest Nursing and Retirement Center can be found at www.villacrestcommunity.com.
NHC affiliates operate for themselves and third parties 75 long-term health care centers with 9,450 beds. NHC affiliates also operate 37 homecare programs, six independent living centers and 17 assisted living communities. NHCs other services include Alzheimers units, long-term care pharmacies, hospice, a rehabilitation services company, and providing management and accounting services to third parties. Other information about the company can be found on our web site at www.nhccare.com.
National HealthCare Corporation (NHC)
Gerald Coggin, Sr. V.P, 615-890-2020
Source: National HealthCare CorporationCopyright Business Wire 2012