NHC HealthCare receives Four Star Excellence certification
Posted By Sparta Live | April 8, 2002 12:00 am
NHC HealthCare in Sparta recently received the Four Star Excellence Certification presented by the National HealthCare Corporation at their annual management conference in Desert Springs, Calif., according to a recent press release.
Four Star Excellence certification recognizes outstanding performances from the staff of the center, and publicly recognizes Sparta’s NHC HealthCare as one of the corporation’s best.
The center must attain high scores in NHC’s own survey process, which includes a customer satisfaction index, consumer view rating and several patient care components.
In addition, the center must receive a high score on their state survey.
Sparta’s NHC HealthCare is a facility with 150 beds and provides a full range of long-term health care services, including 24-hour nursing care.
They also offer speech therapy and physical and occupational therapy.
The NHC corporation also operates for itself and third parties 83 long-term health care centers with 10,808 beds, and they operate 33 homecare programs, seven independent living centers and assisted living centers at 21 locations.
Their other services include managed care speciality medical units, Alzheimer’s units and a rehabilitation services company.