Life Care Center of Elizabethton earns Medicare’s five-star rating
Life Care Center of Elizabethton recently earned a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
The CMS ratings system is designed to assist the public in choosing care for their loved ones. It calculates the ratings based on results of health inspections, staffing and quality of care measures such as pain management, pressure ulcers, weight loss and falls.
“I have a wonderful and dedicated staff that truly cares about resident outcomes and providing top-notch customer service,” said Angi Bradnan, executive director of Life Care Center of Elizabethton. “It is truly gratifying to see all of our hard work being recognized by Medicare.”
The center received the rating in February 2016, after achieving a deficiency-free state survey in December.
“Life Care Center of Elizabethton’s focus has been on excellence and to give the best care to our residents and patients,” said Jennifer Solomon, vice president of parent company Life Care Centers of America’s Appalachian Region. “The associates are dedicated, and this accomplishment shows how they work together as a team to have great outcomes.”
Life Care Center of Elizabethton, located at 1641 Highway 19E, is one of 26 skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities in Tennessee operated or managed by Life Care Centers of America.
Founded in 1976, Life Care is a nationwide health care company. With headquarters in Cleveland, Tenn., Life Care operates or manages more than 200 nursing, post-acute and Alzheimer’s centers in 28 states. For more information about Life Care, visit www.lcca.com.