June 4

Gardant Communities Earn Bronze National Quality Award

Two Gardant-managed communities – Heritage Woods of Rockford and John Evans Supportive Living in Pekin – received the 2019 Bronze National Quality Award.

The award, which was presented by the American Health Care Association (AHCA) and the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL), recognizes long-term care providers that have demonstrated a commitment to improving the quality of care for seniors and individuals with disabilities.

“The recipients of the Bronze award are making it their mission to deliver quality care for our nation’s elders and individuals with disabilities,” said Mark Parkinson, President and CEO of AHCA/NCAL. “This year, we have more Bronze recipients than ever before, and I’m convinced that because of their commitment, our profession will continue to grow stronger and make a national impact.”

Only long-term and post-acute care providers committed to improving care for the residents they serve earned the Bronze Award.

To qualify, Gardant communities began the quality improvement process of assessing their mission, vision and key factors that lead to success, along with demonstrating an ability to implement performance improvement plans. Trained examiners reviewed each application to make sure providers qualified to receive the national recognition.

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