AHCA names Quality Initiative achievers

For Immediate Release
Dec. 16, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA - The California Association of Health Facilities reports that 27 skilled nursing providers have been recognized for achieving all four of the AHCA/NCAL Quality Initiative goals.

Each year, the American Health Care Association recognizes member centers that have achieved one or more of the AHCA Quality Initiative goals, which include the following:

  • To safely reduce long-stay and short-stay hospitalizations by at least 10 percent since Q1 2017, or maintain a rate of 10 percent or less.

  • To improve long-stay or short-stay customer satisfaction by 10 percent since Q1 2017, or achieve a rate of greater than 90 percent.

  • To safely reduce the off-label use of antipsychotics by at least 10 percent (or to maintain a rate of 8 percent or less among long-stay residents and 1 percent or less among short stay patients.

  • To improve short-stay functional improvement or long-stay worsening mobility by 15 percent - or maintain greater than 75 percent on short-stay functional improvement or maintain less than 12 percent on long-stay worsening mobility.

AHCA/NCAL will honor member centers and communities that have achieved one or more of the Quality Initiative goals at the AHCA/NCAL Quality Summit in March 2020.    

The following California skilled nursing providers will be honored for achieving all four goals:

Royal Care Skilled Nursing Center, Long Beach
Montebello Care Center
Marin Post Acute, San Rafael
Vienna Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Lodi
Downey Care Center
Waterman Canyon Post Acute, San Bernardino
Kingsburg Center
Jurupa Hills Post Acute, Riverside
Woodland Care Center
Anaheim Terrace Care Center
Devonshire Care Center, Hemet
Mission Carmichael Healthcare Center
San Francisco Post Acute
Playa Del Rey Center
Vineyard Post Acute, Petaluma
Town and Country Manor, Santa Ana
Evergreen Arvin Healthcare
Del Rosa Villa, San Bernardino
ACC Care Center, Sacramento
Lincoln Glen Skilled Nursing, San Jose
Buena Vista Care Center, Anaheim
Stonebrook Healthcare Center, Concord
Wagner Heights Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Stockton
Ararat Nursing Facility, Mission Hills
California Park Rehabilitation Hospital, Chico
Willow Creek Healthcare Center, Clovis
Lindsay Gardens Nursing & Rehabilitation