May 20, 2014

Martha Head Wins Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) Poster Competition

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Untitled-1United Church Homes and Services
100 Leonard Avenue
Newton, illness NC 28658
Joy Cline, Chief Marketing/Communications Officer
P – 828.465.8014
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May 20, 2014

For Immediate Release

Martha Head Wins Poster Competition

NEWTON-Martha Head, Healthcenter Secretary at Lake Prince Woods has been selected as the Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) poster contest winner by the parent organization, United Church Homes and Services (UCHS). Head’s poster will be reproduced and shared among nearly 700 UCHS employees and distributed to ten UCHS communities located in North Carolina and Virginia.

Head has been employed at Lake Prince Woods since 2010. Her award winning poster carries the theme of a movie theater marquee with QAPI showings -24/7, 365 days a year.

UCHS sponsored an employee contest to raise awareness for Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) in Poster Contest 21their healthcare centers. QAPI is the merger of two complementary approaches to quality management, Quality Assurance (QA) and Performance Improvement (PI). Both involve seeking and using information, but they differ in key ways. Quality assurance is a process of meeting quality standards and assuring that care reaches an acceptable level; performance improvement is a pro-active and continuous study of processes with the intent to decrease the likelihood of problems by identifying areas of opportunity and testing new approaches. A solid sustained QAPI program creates a fulfillment for caregivers and offers better care and better quality of life for residents.

“An effective Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) Program is critical to our goals to improve care,” shared Steve Paterson, Chief Quality andCompliance Officer. “This contest provided a way for employee involvement and to create awareness.”

United Church Homes & Services, a not-for-profit corporation located in Newton, NC, operates three continuing care retirement communities, a PACE (Program for All-inclusive Care for the Elderly), and six affordable senior housing communities across North Carolina and Virginia. For additional information, contact Joy Cline at 465-8014 or visit our website at


Free UPGRADE Alert – Woodland Towers, Deland, FL

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NEW FREE LISTING ALERT – Doctor’s Choice Home Care, Inc. – Naples

Filed under: Home Health Care — seniorlivingguide @ 12:54 pm

Doctor’s Choice Home Care is a certified Medicare and Joint Commission accredited Home Health Agency serving Southwest Florida. We are locally owned and operated and, as such, can relate specifically to the concerns and problems logoin our community. Our organization is committed to providing the highest level of professional quality care in the home.

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FREE AD AND BANNER ALERT – Hazelden – Naples

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While most people visit in their search for senior housing and services information, many times we can help both our visitors and specialty businesses by building and placing a banner in the search results. Banners appear in every search in a given market and are a great way to brand a company, or in this case, build awareness to a service a visitor may need but was not aware was available or hadn’t thought to seek it out.

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Filed under: Home Health Care — seniorlivingguide @ 12:04 pm

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New Listing Alert – Right At Home in Bonita Springs Florida.

Filed under: Home Health Care — seniorlivingguide @ 11:38 am

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New FREE listing alert – Moorings Park Home Health Agency

Filed under: Home Health Care — seniorlivingguide @ 11:18 am

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Georgian Manor Official Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting

Filed under: Assisted Living — seniorlivingguide @ 10:25 am

May 16, salve 2014
For more information, contact Richard Brewer, President and CEO
Commonwealth Assisted Living
534 E. Main St., Suite B., Charlottesville, VA
(434) 220-1055
Georgian Manor Official Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting

Chesapeake, VA – Commonwealth Senior Living, the premier operator of assisted living and memory care communities in Virginia, is pleased to announce the official grand opening of Georgian Manor, located at 651 River Walk Parkway, in Chesapeake. The official open house and celebration is being held on Wednesday, May 28, from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m., with the official ribbon cutting scheduled for 6:00 p.m., marking the occasion. The public is welcome to attend the Grand Opening. Refreshments and tours will be offered, and all guests can enter to win door prizes.05222008123424logo

The Grand Opening celebration marks the completion of a $2 million remodel that positions the community to better meet the needs of residents now, and in the future. “We realize there is a growing need in the community for high quality care,” shares Richard Brewer, President and CEO of Commonwealth Assisted Living. “Adding an additional 10,000 square foot of new assisted living units, coupled with our award winning Sweet Memories™ memory care program in Chesapeake, will give family members a much needed alternative for care.”

In addition to the new assisted living units, community improvements include a new dining room, living room and nurses station, as well as renovations to the community kitchen and courtyard.

But that’s not all that is new at Georgian Manor: Maria Irlinger recently accepted the position of executive director for the community. “Maria brings professionalism and passion to our community, residents, families and associates,” shares Catherine Klett Anderson, Regional Director of Operations for Commonwealth Assisted Living. Originally from Staten Island, NY, Irlinger came to Georgian Manor after sixteen years of senior living community management in the Chesapeake area. Irlinger has long been active in the senior living industry including serving as Vice Present of the Chesapeake Task Force on Aging (2001 – 2005) and is an Alzheimer’s support group facilitator.

Georgian Manor provides assistance with activities of daily living to seniors. The community also helps residents enjoy a higher quality of life with access to on-site social opportunities. Staff encourages resident independence while delivering the care and support they need in an environment that feels like home. Georgian Manor’s Sweet Memories program provides the extra attention, safety and security residents experiencing Alzheimer’s disease and other memory impairments require. Sweet Memories received the Best Practice Award from the Virginia Assisted Living Association, and is a resident-centered program that ensures the best care and overall experience for the resident as well as their family.

Commonwealth Assisted Living and its affiliates operate 18 senior living communities throughout Virginia, 12 of which offer Sweet Memories program. They provide services with dignity, respect and compassion, and have a goal of providing quality care to all residents in a non-institutional, home-like atmosphere. Commonwealth’s long-term goals include smart growth through acquisition, custom renovations and creative hiring. For more information on Commonwealth Assisted Living visit


New FREE Listing Alert – Alzheimer’s Association – Bonita Springs

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