Florida Presbyterian Homes’ Administrator Maria Rivera, RN was recognized as Nurse Manager of the Year by the Polk Co. Organization of Nurse Executives, Nursing Excellence Recognition Committee. Check out the Ledger article. We are all so proud of Maria! She is the true heart of FPH.
Florida Presbyterian Homes has been recognized as a 2012 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality award for their dedication to improving quality care. The award is one of three distinctions possible through the National Quality Award program, presented by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL). The program honors facilities across the nation that have demonstrated their commitment to the quality improvement journey. Florida Presbyterian Homes was one of 32 facilities to receive the Bronze level award in Florida.
Our Nursing Memories Project was featured on the front page of The Ledger on Sunday, May 6, the start of National Nurses Week.
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View this great clip to see two of our residents in a recent news story.
Florida Presbyterian Homes has been recognized as a leader in workplace safety by USF SafetyFlorida and OSHA. The Safety and Health Recognition Achievement Program (SHARP) award is given to employers who adhere to exemplary safety and health management practices.
Florida Presbyterian Homes has been selected to the Well-Tuned: Music Players for Health Grant Match Program, a collaborative program between Music & Memory and The Institute for Music and Neurologic Function (IMNF.) The grant match is provided by the Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation.
by Kathryn Brod
On the website of Mary’s Woods Retirement Community, Lake Oswego, OR, residents Greg and Evie Hadley wrote about their decision to move into the community. Their move was accompanied by a host of arguments against their decision from their friends, the top 12 of which are detailed in the web post by the couple. Recounting the process, the Hadleys wrote: