The Mountain View Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre Receives National Award In Recognition Of Continuous Quality Improvement In Long Term Care
New Paltz, NY, July 7, 2009, The Mountain View Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre has been recognized as one of the 2009 recipients of the Step I National Quality Award presented by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL). Awards will be presented during AHCA/NCAL’s 60th Annual Convention and Exposition, October 4-7, 2009 in Chicago, IL. The Mountain View is one of four facility winners owned by Capital Living and Rehabilitation Centres (CLRC); a Schenectady, NY based healthcare company. “We are extremely proud of the leadership and staff of The Mountain View, who have reached this important step in committing to constantly striving to improve the care and quality of life of the residents we are responsible for”, added Patrick Martone, CEO of Capital Living. The other three Capital Living award winners are The Orchard, of Granville, NY, The Country Manor, of Carthage, NY and The Crossings, of Minoa, NY. There are a total of 11 award recipients in New York State.
“We applaud The Mountain View for having passed this first step that demonstrates their intention to begin a rigorous quality improvement program, and look forward to their moving forward to pursue the requirements for the Steps II and III awards in the coming years,” stated Bernie Dana, Chair, AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Board of Overseers, one of the nine members that oversee the program.
Applicants for the Step I level award have a clear vision and mission for their facility and acknowledge key challenges that are embodied in the organizational profile section of the Baldrige criteria. The Step I award recognizes providers that have developed a foundation to begin a journey of continuous quality improvement, and that they have taken the first step in corresponding with any public measures of performance.
About Capital Living and Rehabilitation Centres: CLRC is a company comprised of eight skilled nursing facilities throughout New York State. CLRC provides 24-hour nursing care and supervision to adult persons who are chronically ill or need intense rehabilitative care.
This senior management team along with our facility staff are highly motivated, quality driven and customer friendly! Our philosophy is one of a forward moving organization… constantly looking at ways to improve our services.