As part of their commitment to continually try to achieve the highest standards, the staff at Roberts Health Center continuously monitor and evaluate their procedures to identify and close gaps. Over the past year, they identified an inconsistency in their antibiotic stewardship program. A quality improvement team was assembled, led by the Assistant Director of Nurses with consultation of staff nurses, physician, pharmacy, laboratory, and radiology staff.
Mayo Healthcare is an award-winning senior care facility located in central Vermont. They’re celebrating 80 years of service to the community and pride themselves on providing compassionate, personalized elder care. The facility offers licensed residential care, memory care services, rehabilitation, and continuing care.
Liberty Commons at Broadreach Health is located in the picturesque town of North Chatham, Massachusetts. Known as a “Community of Care on Cape Cod,” Liberty Commons is a rehabilitation and skilled care center with short-term inpatient programs and an outpatient rehabilitation clinic.
The Royal Megansett Nursing Home is located in scenic North Falmouth, Massachusetts, overlooking Megansett Harbor and Buzzard’s Bay. The facility is rated five stars and boasts 28 private rooms with third floor apartments for assisted living residents.
Royal Falmouth a 121-bed facility located in Falmouth, Massachusetts offers long-term care, short-term rehabilitation and memory care for residents with dementia. Within the facility, 23% of residents were using alarms, and in some cases, residents were double alarmed utilizing bed, chair or personal safety alarms to prevent falls or other injuries.
Belmont Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is a 135 bed, family-owned and operated skilled nursing facility. The facility opened in 1967 and offers both short-term and long-term care for residents with a variety of needs. The facility also has a special unit dedicated to care for residents with Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia.
Branford Hills Health Center is a 190-bed skilled nursing facility located in Branford, Connecticut. The facility has been continuously owned and operated since 1980 and provides comprehensive short-term rehabilitation and long-term care services. The facility is five-star rated by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Why did you want to join the New England QIN-QIO Patient & Family Advisory Council (PFAC)? I have over 50 years of experience working with hospitals and provider practices. My responsibilities as the Director of Health Information Management were to ensure that the patient’s medical records were held in accordance with all the rules and … Continue reading Meet Sarah from New Hampshire
Nationwide, approximately 75 million — or one in every three — American adults have high blood pressure or hypertension, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. States are also feeling the burden of this disease. In New Hampshire, one in four adults has hypertension, and only 33 percent of these individuals have their … Continue reading Helping Improve Access to Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring
Why did you want to join the New England QIN-QIO Patient & Family Advisory Council (PFAC)? I am a retired finance professional who is involved with numerous patient-family engagement groups including Beth Israel Deaconess Healthcare. I joined the New England QIN-QIO PFAC to expand my horizons outside of a hospital setting and to explore ways … Continue reading Meet Randy Gonchar from Massachusetts