QUALICARE NURSING HOME RECEIVES HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION OF MICHIGAN “FACILITY OF EXCELLENCE” AWARD

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Qualicare Nursing Home, a Ciena Healthcare skilled nursing center in Detroit, has been awarded the Calvin H. Monfils Facility of Excellence Award by the Health Care Association of Michigan (HCAM).  This award is the highest honor for a facility given by the Health Care Association of Michigan.  The award is based on an arduous judging process incorporating submissions from approximately 300 facilities throughout Michigan, as well as an on site visit.

Qualicare Nursing Home will be recognized at an awards luncheon in September at HCAM’s annual convention, held this year in Grand Rapids.

“The Qualicare team is dedicated, compassionate and truly loves taking care of our residents,” said Kamran Chaudry, administrator, Qualicare Nursing Home.  “It is wonderful to receive this honor and recognition for the hard work and exceptional care our staff provides day in and day out.”

Skilled nursing facilities nominated for the award are judged in four categories:  best practices, facility operations, internal and external relationships and an on-site evaluation.  Criteria include annual licensure and certification inspection reports, complaint investigation reports, innovative resident care services, staff development, relationships with families of residents and employees, continuum of care, quality of life and care, food services and environmental services.  Qualicare Nursing Home achieved the highest combined ranking for all categories, in an evaluation process that began early this year.

“All of us at Ciena Healthcare are extremely proud of Kamran and his team,” said Mohammad Qazi, president, Ciena Healthcare.  “This is a tremendous honor for Qualicare Nursing Home and a testament to the center’s dedication to the health and well being of its residents.”

The Health Care Association of Michigan (HCAM) is the premier professional association representing nursing and rehabilitation communities.  HCAM represents approximately 300 facilities including for and not for profit, county medical care and hospital-based providers.  For more information, please visit www.hcam.org.

About Ciena Healthcare

With nearly 4,000 licensed beds, the thirty-six nursing communities managed by Ciena Healthcare comprise the largest privately owned operators of skilled nursing and rehabilitation in Michigan.  Five Ciena managed communities are located in Connecticut.  Founded in 1998 by Mohammad Qazi, Ciena Healthcare Management communities offer a holistic approach to patient care, fully committed to residents’ needs and well being while also promoting their independence.  Ciena’s vision is to be the industry leader by offering new perspectives and innovations and adhering to quality standards that not only exceed regulatory compliance but also achieve excellence.  For more information visit www.cienahealthcare.com or call (248) 386-0300.

This entry was posted on Monday, September 22nd, 2014.
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