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|Top Stories|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

Redesigned Website is “Best “Source” for Nursing Home Information

The Alabama Nursing Home Association (ANHA) today unveiled a completely redesigned website that provides news and information for people researching long term care options.

Combining visual elements with modern design, features articles on quality of care, community involvement of nursing home residents and news about the long term care profession. […]

By |November 6th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fall Semester Nurse Scholarship Recipients Announced

Students at a dozen community colleges across Alabama will be able to pursue a nursing career thanks to scholarships from the Alabama Nursing Home Association (ANHA) Education Foundation.

The Alabama Nursing Home Association today announced that 23 Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) students at 19 Alabama community colleges will receive scholarships for the 2014 fall semester.

The scholarships […]

By |October 30th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Q & A with 2015 Activity & Social Service Auxiliary President Katie Morgan

Katie Morgan was recently elected 2015 President of the Alabama Nursing Home Association’s Activity & Social Service Auxiliary.

Katie is Social Services Director for Dadeville Healthcare Center. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from Auburn University in 2008. She and her husband have two sons.

ANHA recently sat down with Katie and asked about her plans for 2015. […]

By |October 28th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Activity, Social Service Leaders Elected for 2015

The Activity & Social Services Auxiliary of the Alabama Nursing Home Association (ANHA) today elected officers to lead the group in 2015.

The new officers are:

President, Katie Morgan, Dadeville Healthcare Center, Dadeville
Vice-President, Jamie Backensto, Henry County Health & Rehab Facility, Abbeville
Treasurer, Gail Gunn, Oak Park Nursing Home, Auburn
Secretary, Kristi Elrod, Albertville Nursing Home Rehab Select, Albertville
Past-President, […]

By |October 27th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Alabama Nursing Homes to Conduct Statewide Customer Satisfaction Survey

The Alabama Nursing Home Association will conduct a statewide survey to gauge customer satisfaction with nursing home care.

The study is an opportunity for ANHA and its members to discover how the residents of rehab and health care communities view the quality of health care services. […]

By |October 9th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments