For Release: April 23, 2012
Contact: Gerald Coggin, Sr. V.P
Phone: (615) 890-2020
Murfreesboro, Tenn. – National HealthCare Corporation (NYSE Amex: NHC, NHC.PRA), one of the nation’s leading operators of senior care services, announced today that Villa Crest Nursing and Retirement Center in Manchester, NH received NHC’s highest honor by winning the Center of the Year award at this year’s annual management conference.
NHC gives the award to the center that meets the highest standard in patient support, safety, rehabilitation and nursing care, employee turnover and financial performance. Sarah McEvoy, administrator, accepted the honor for her staff.
McEvoy said her staff members were surprised and proud when told they had achieved NHC’s highest honor. “The staff works very hard to create an environment that provides quality of life for each resident and is honored to be recognized in this way by NHC”, said McEvoy.
“NHC sets very high standards for care and promotes a great environment for residents. The staff appreciates the opportunity to work for such a high caliber company.”
In addition, Villa Crest received NHC’s Five Star Excellence Certification Award. Five Star Excellence Certification is the premium category for operational performance. It recognizes the outstanding services provided by the center’s staff and publicly recognizes the center and its staff as one of NHC’s best.
Villa Crest Nursing and Retirement Center is a 155 bed center, which provides skilled rehabilitation, memory care, and assisted living services. More information about Villa Crest Nursing and Retirement Center can be found at www.villacrestcommunity.com.