Cambridge House Honored for Being Deficiency-Free
Date Posted : 12/14/2010
Cambridge House of Maryville was honored on Friday for being awarded a deficiency-free survey from the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS).HFS is responsible for regulating communities such as Cambridge House that operate through the State of Illinois’ Supportive Living Program.Cambridge House of Maryville was awarded a Certificate of Recognition by BMA Management for receiving a perfect score in its 2010 annual HFS survey.In the annual survey process, representatives from HFS visited Cambridge House to conduct a detailed review of all aspects of the facility’s operation, including the physical plant, nursing and ancillary services, maintenance, food service and disaster preparedness. The survey process also included interviews with residents.Cambridge House of Maryville also was awarded a deficiency-free survey in 2010 by the Illinois Housing Development Authority."Our emphasis at Cambridge House is on helping each and every resident maintain their health, wellness, dignity and independence," says Tracy Skaer-Henry, Administrator. “As an affordable assisted living community," she says, "we are proud of our ability to serve older adults of all incomes, especially those who cannot afford private pay assisted living."She adds that "we strongly believe that communities such ours serve as a great alternative to nursing home care or to struggling alone at home for older adults who need some assistance to maintain their independence, but do not require skilled nursing home care."Cambridge House of Maryville is one of three Cambridge House affordable assisted living communities in the St. Louis Metro East area and one of 34 senior living communities managed by senior living provider BMA Management, Ltd., of Bradley, Illinois. BMA is the largest provider of affordable assisted living in Illinois and one of the 25 largest providers of assisted living in the nation.
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