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Prestige Care of Anchorage Wins Quality Care Achievement Award


ANCHORAGE, Ala., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Prestige Care and Rehabilitation Center of Anchorage has won a 2010 Nursing Home Quality Achievement Award from Mountain-Pacific Quality Health.

The award was given on Sept. 9, 2010 at the Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association's annual conference in Fairbanks.

Prestige was recognized by Mountain-Pacific Quality Health for its commitment to sustained performance and improvement in giving quality care to residents in a variety of clinical areas.

Prestige Care and Rehabilitation Center of Anchorage is a comprehensive center dedicated to enhancing the health and wellbeing of its residents.

"Above all, we are committed to enriching the lives our residents by providing quality care from the heart. We are so pleased to earn an achievement award from Mountain-Pacific Quality Health and we are honored to be recognized for our work," said Laurie Dotas, administrator at Prestige Care of Anchorage.

Broad, flexible and centered around nursing solutions, the Anchorage center offers a comprehensive range of care solutions: 24-hour skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, diabetic management, a life-time enrichment program, a restorative program and social services - all administered in a home style setting.

"These nursing homes have demonstrated that quality is an integral part of their culture," said Dr. Jerome List, medical director for Mountain-Pacific Quality Health in Alaska. "It is a testament to the Alaska nursing home community that more than half of the nursing homes in the state received an award based on the care provided to their residents."

Prestige Care of Anchorage is one of several Prestige Care nursing and rehabilitation centers to recently earn high ratings. Creswell Health and Rehabilitation Center in Creswell, Ore. received the Five Star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, in addition to three other Oregon Prestige Care communities that recently earned top honors from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living.

Mountain-Pacific is the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Montana, Wyoming, Hawaii and Alaska, and works for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to promote proven best practices and transform the way health care is delivered.

About Prestige Care Inc.
Prestige Care is a family of senior living and long-term care communities operated through a philosophy of caring. With 46 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 community. For more information on Prestige Care, visit their website at www.prestigecare.com.

SOURCE Prestige Care, Inc.
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