Capitol Insider: Budget Plan Proposes Medicaid Cut

Alabama Nursing Home Association Executive Director Bill O’Connor discusses a budget plan that proposes to cut Medicaid funding and explains the next steps the legislature will take.

Watch the video to learn more. […]

By |April 3rd, 2015|Top Stories|0 Comments

ANHA Unveils Mobile Facility Locator

Finding a nursing home is as close your smartphone thanks to the recently unveiled mobile version of ANHA’s facility locator.

Because the locator is web-based, it’s compatible with any smart phone and users don’t need to download an app. […]

By |March 27th, 2015|Top Stories|0 Comments

Capitol Insider: First Week of 2015 Legislative Session

Alabama Nursing Home Association Executive Director Bill O’Connor recaps the first week of the 2015 Legislative Session and discusses the proposed Medicaid budget.

Watch the video to learn more about legislation of importance to nursing homes. […]

By |March 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Tribute to an Outstanding Ms. Alabama Nursing Home

Felma Schrimshire, Ms. Alabama Nursing Home 2011, passed away Sunday night. She was 104 years old.

Ms. Schrimshire touched the lives of countless individuals during her life. In this article, we look back at some of her accomplishments as Ms. Alabama Nursing Home. […]

By |March 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

13 Alabama Nursing Homes Nationally Recognized for Quality

Thirteen Alabama nursing homes were recognized today for achievements in health care quality at the American Health Care Association’s (AHCA) 7th Annual Quality Symposium in Austin, TX.

Achieving all four of the quality goals set forth by AHCA’s Quality Initiative are: […]

By |February 25th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

24 Students Receive LPN Scholarships

Twenty-four students at Alabama community colleges will continue to pursue a nursing degree thanks to scholarships from the Alabama Nursing Home Association (ANHA) Education Foundation.

The students are enrolled Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) programs at 13 Alabama community colleges and will receive scholarships for the 2015 spring semester. […]

By |February 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nursing Home Operator to Lead Local Business Organization

Family has long history of service to community

To say Andalusia Manor’s Stallion Sasser started at the bottom of the nursing home ladder and climbed his way up is an understatement.

It all started when Stallion’s father, the late Dale Sasser, purchased Andalusia Health Care in 1987, and opened Andalusia Manor in 1991. […]

By |February 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nominations Open for Alabama’s Best Practices 2015

Has your nursing center developed an innovative care technique?

Did a new program or activity improve the quality of life for your residents?

If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, you have what it takes to nominate your center for Alabama’s Best Practices. […]

By |January 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

13 Alabama Skilled Nursing Centers Recognized for Quality Care Achievement

Thirteen member skilled nursing centers of the Alabama Nursing Home Association are receiving national recognition for reaching quality goals set by the American Health Care Association (AHCA).

These centers meet or exceed three or more of the goals set forth by AHCA’s Quality Initiative. […]

By |November 25th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nursing Homes Recognized for Leadership in Health Care Improvement

Nursing homes from across Alabama gathered in Birmingham today to celebrate the accomplishments of a health care quality initiative.

The Nursing Facility Intervention (NFI) Executive Leadership Outcomes Congress held at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens recognized the work of 23 nursing homes from May to October 2014. During the six-month NFI Executive Collaborative, each nursing home aimed to equip its leadership teams with the knowledge and resources to reduce avoidable hospitalizations.

At the end of the day long educational event, eight awards were handed out and five NFI best practices were presented.

The award recipients are: […]

By |November 12th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments