Capstone Center recognized by Health Care Association

AMSTERDAM — Capstone Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing has been recognized as a 2019 Silver — Achievement in Quality Award recipient by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), according to a news release.

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

“We are proud to receive this award.” said Jessica Edwards, Capstone administrator.

“It would not have been possible without the dedication of our staff. Every day the staff strive to improve our residents quality of life, provide the highest quality care and make our residents feel at home.” Jessica Edwards, administrator.”

Based on the core values and criteria of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, AHCA/NCAL’s National Quality Award Program, established in 1996, challenges member providers to achieve performance excellence through three progressive levels–bronze, silver and gold. At the silver level, members develop and demonstrate effective approaches that help improve organizational performance and health care outcomes.

“As a Silver Quality Award recipient, Capstone Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing is well on its way to progress in their quality journey by continuing to achieve better quality results,” said Alana Wolfe, chairwoman of the AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award board of overseers. “I commend them for this outstanding achievement.”

As a 2019 recipient of the Silver award, Capstone can now advance in further developing comprehensive approaches that meet the criteria required for the Gold — Excellence in Quality Award.

The awards will be presented during AHCA/NCAL’s 70th convention and expo in Orlando, Florida, Oct. 13 to 16.