Puyallup, Wash. – Prestige Care Inc., a leader in senior living and skilled nursing and rehabilitation care, announced today that its Puyallup Nursing and Rehabilitation Center earned the Washington Award of Excellence in Healthcare Quality by Qualis Health Washington for its superior services in long-term care.
Qualis Health, the state’s federally appointed Quality Improvement Organization, recognizes leaders in the Washington state health care industry each year who demonstrate achievements in improving health care quality and outcomes.
Prestige Care’s Puyallup Nursing and Rehabilitation Center earned the recognition for its work to reduce the prevalence of new or worsening pressure ulcers in patients.
“We are driven by our dedication to providing the highest quality clinical experience for our patients and their families,” said Paul Mattfeld, administrator of Puyallup Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. “We’re proud of the strides we’ve made in reducing pressure ulcers and we’re honored to be recognized for our commitment to patient health and safety.”
This is the third time Qualis Health Washington has selected a skilled nursing center to receive the Award of Excellence in the nine-year history of the award.
“The Qualis Health Washington Quality Awards celebrate organizations that have transformed health care delivery for their communities – making a real difference for their patients and their families,” said Jonathan Sugarman, MD, MPH, president and CEO of Qualis Health. “Their achievements exemplify the aims of improved health care: better quality of care at a lower cost.”
Puyallup Nursing and Rehabilitation Center received the award during a formal ceremony on May 13 at the state Patient Safety Conference in Lynnwood alongside the six other Qualis Health Award of Excellence winners.
About Prestige Care, Inc.
Prestige Care is a family of senior living and skilled nursing centers operated through a philosophy of caring. With more than 70 communities located throughout the U.S., Prestige Care is based on a core value system of respect, integrity, commitment and trust that serves as the bedrock of every Prestige Care and Prestige Senior Living community. For more information on Prestige Care, visit its website at www.prestigecare.com.