Louisville, Ky. – October 3, 2018 – The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services recently awarded its highest rating to Signature HealthCARE of Erin for the ninth consecutive year. The distinction is a rare accomplishment in an industry where regulations and rules are prioritized, and yet the team at Signature HealthCARE of Erin continues pioneering person-centered care and other care innovations.
“We know that the Signature revolution translates into meaningful clinical results and positive quality of life improvements for our residents. To have CMS continually recognize Signature HealthCARE of Erin is exciting. Only with each of our committed stakeholders, from nurses to CNAs, do we make a difference each and every day,” Barry Cotton, CEO at Signature HealthCARE of Erin, said.
Under the five-star rating system, nursing homes are assessed in three main categories: health inspections, quality measures and staffing. The overall rating combines scores received in each of the three categories.
“Even without recognition, our staff serves our patients each day with compassion and joy and provides ongoing support for their families and caregivers,” Cotton said.
The center offers comprehensive behavioral services for dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. Additional services include physical, occupational and speech therapies; a full-time chaplain and spiritual programming; vibrant quality of life/activities programming; and more.
Signature HealthCARE of Erin is also named to the international registry of Eden Alternative homes, a national list of nursing homes and rehabilitation centers taking a different approach to healthcare by embracing person-centered care at each level from staff development to clinical care procedures. Communities on the Eden Alternative Registry embracing person-centered care experience less staff turnover, according to data from a survey of 2011-2016 members of the registry.