Winfree Wins Top Honor for NHC

Posted by Gerald Coggin on April 23, 2012 For release: April 23, 2012
Contact: Gerald Coggin, Sr. VP of Corporate Relations
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 Buckley Winfree, administrator of AdamsPlace in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, is National HealthCare Corporation’s Administrator of the Year.

The award is the highest honor an administrator for NHC can receive. Winfree competed with over 70 other administrators in 10 states for the award. NHC’s Administrator of the Year Award is presented to the administrator who meets NHC’s highest standards in patient support, safety, rehabilitation and nursing care, low employee turnover and budget performance.

“Our success is a result of the dedication and hard work of everyone on our team. It is truly a privilege to work with so many people who go out of their way everyday to ensure our patients receive the best clinical and rehabilitative care as well as ensuring that they receive a level of service that exceeds their expectations. I look forward to sharing this recognition with everyone on our team”, said Winfree.

In addition, AdamsPlace received NHC’s Five Star Excellence Certification. Five Star Excellence Certification is the premium category for operational performance for NHC. It recognizes the outstanding services provided by the center’s staff and publicly recognizes the center and the staff as one of NHC’s best.

AdamsPlace is a continuing care retirement community located at 1927 Memorial Blvd. in Murfreesboro, Tennessee which offers four levels of care on one campus. These services include retirement living, assisted living, skilled rehabilitative services, and continuing care. More information about AdamsPlace can be found at