Quality Initiative Recognition Program

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Achiever Structure​

  • Tier 4 = Centers that achieve 4 goals​
  • Tier 3 = Centers that achieve 3 goals 
  • Tier 2 = Centers that achieve 2 goals 
  • Tier 1 = Centers that achieve 1 goal

​Recognition at Quality Summit

Nursing centers that achieve one or more of the above goals will be honored at the AHCA/NCAL Quality Summit during a luncheon and ceremony on Tuesday, March 10 from 12:00 – 1:30 pm in Grapevine, Texas. To be recognized at the Quality Initiative Recognition Program luncheon, achievers and attendees must register for the conference and RSVP for the ceremony. Registration instructions can be found here​.​

 Skilled Nursing Requirements

​The 2020 Quality Initiative Recognition Program will honor AHCA nursing center members that achieve one or more of the AHCA Quality Initiative goals:​

Hospitalizations: Safely reduce long-stay and short-stay hospitalizations by at least 10% since Q1 2017, or maintain a rate of 10% or less.

Customer Satisfaction: Improve long-stay or short-stay satisfaction by 10% since Q1 2017, or achieve a rate of greater than 90%.

Antipsychotics: Safely reduce the off-label use of antipsychotics by at least 10% since Q1 2017, or maintain a rate of 8% or less among long-stay residents and 1% or less among short-stay patients.

*Functional Outcomes: Improve short-stay functional improvement or long-stay worsening mobility by 15% - or maintain greater than 75% on short-stay functional improvement or maintain less than 12% on long-stay worsening mobility.

*Note: Due to data availability, we are utilizing Nursing Home Compare’s short-stay functional improvement and long-stay worsening mobility measures for the 2020 Recognition Program. ​

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 2020 SNF Tiers 3, 2, 1 Achievers

 Assisted Living Requirements

The NCAL Quality Initiative Recognition Program is designed to recognize member assisted living communities that demonstrate the attainment of one or more of the four NCAL Quality Initiative goals:
Staff Stability: direct care staff turnover is 50% or less

Customer Satisfaction: 90% or more of residents and/or family members are satisfied with their experience​

Hospital Readmissions: readmissions within 30 days of hospital discharges are 20% or less

Antipsychotics: off-label use of antipsychotics is 15% of residents or less​

 2020 AL Achievers

​Tier 4 Achievers

​Facility Name Location
Magnolia Manor of St. Simons Assisted Living
Magnolia Manor on the Coast
Mattie H Marshall Alzheimer's Center
Jersey Ridge Place
Terrace Park Senior Living
Maine Veterans Home - Machias
Boardman Lake Glens Inverness
Immanuel Courtyard
The Willows Assisted Living
Trinity Village
Avalon @ Hillsborough
Avalon at Bridgewater
Brightview Greentree
Orchards at Bartley
The Chelsea at East Brunswick
Brandon Oaks Assisted Living
Saint Simons, GA
Richmond Hill, GA
Americus, GA
Davenport, IA
Leon, IA
Machias, ME
Traverse City, MI
Omaha, NE
Neligh, NE
Papillion, NE
Hillsborough, NJ
Bridgewater, NJ
Marlton, NJ
Jackson, NJ
East Brunswick, NJ
Roanoke, VA

Achievers in Tiers 1-3

DISCLAIMER: The AHCA/NCAL quality programs’ contents, including their goals and standards, represent some preferred practices, but do not represent minimum standards or expected norms for skilled nursing and/or assisted living providers. As always, the provider is responsible for making clinical decisions and providing care that is best for each individual person.