Qualis Health recognizes nursing home with top award for improving the lives of residents
Caribou Memorial Living Center recently earned a “Diamond,” the top level of Qualis Health’s Quality Gem program. They are the only long-term care facility in the state to have reached this level.
The award recognizes facilities that have:
- Met all the goals of a statewide Collaborative focused on patient safety and the quality of care
- Shared lessons learned with, and provided practical change ideas to, other nursing homes located in Idaho and Washington
- Achieved high performance ratings on national quality metrics
“The team at Caribou Memorial Living Center has worked hard to reach the Diamond level, and we are pleased to recognize their outstanding performance,” Brent Schneider, LNHA, MHA, Quality Improvement Consultant at Qualis Health, said. “Their persistent focus on quality improvement and whole hearted participation in the Collaborative makes a substantial difference to those they serve.”
See www.Medicare.QualisHealth.org/QualityGems for a listing of all the long-term care facilities recognized by the Quality Gem program, as well the criteria required to earn each Gem.