Elizabethtown Nursing and Rehab Named Best of Kentucky in Nursing and Rehabilitation
Elizabethtown, Kentucky – On Thursday, November 17, the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities/Kentucky Center for Assisted Living (KAHCF/KCAL) honored the top long-term care facilities in Kentucky at their quality awards banquet. Elizabethtown Nursing and Rehab was honored to be a part of this elite group of leaders in the industry.
“There has never been a more important time to honor our nursing facilities and their staff. The dedicated providers and staff have been the picture of strength and compassion this past year. As we struggled with the pandemic, threatening viruses, workforce shortages, and natural disasters, they confronted these struggles with a positive spirit and their residents at the forefront,” said KAHCF/KCAL President Betsy Johnson, “We are honored to recognize these providers as the top of their class.”
The Best of Kentucky – Nursing and Rehabilitation honorees must possess a CMS star rating of four or higher to apply.
“Our team does their best every day to care for those we serve. I am proud to work with such a dedicated and caring group of individuals who are so deserving of this recognition,” said Crystal Hamilton, Administrator.
Long-term care providers attended the Annual Meeting & Expo, energized by general sessions challenging them with strategies to cope with stress on the job, hiring and retaining quality staff and regulatory issues. On November 16, KCAL held its “KCAL Day” for Assisted Living Communities. More than 100 vendors exhibited during the expo showcasing the latest innovations to providing quality care.
Established in 1954, the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities (KAHCF) is the trade association that represents the proprietary and nonproprietary nursing facilities and personal care homes across the Commonwealth. Kentucky Center for Assisted Living (KCAL) was established in 2018. One of the state affiliates of the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living, KAHCF/KCAL provides a wide variety of services to member facilities including legislative and regulatory activities, professional development, statewide recognition programs, publications, media relations, research, and advocacy relations.