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  • Care Initiatives locations recognized with National Quality Award

    AHCA/NCAL awards 2024 Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (June 7, 2024) — Care Initiatives is proud to announce that five skilled nursing locations have been recognized with the 2024 Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) recognizing a commitment to improving the lives of residents through quality care.

    This distinction is the first of three progressive award levels through the AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Program. The Program honors health care providers...

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  • Telligen recognizes Care Initiatives locations as B.E.S.T in Class

    Five locations recognized for commitment to safety and quality care

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (June 11, 2024) — In recognition of their commitment to ensuring safety and quality care for their residents, five Care Initiatives Specialty Care locations have been placed on Telligen’s 2024 B.E.S.T. in Class list.

    Those receiving the B.E.S.T. in Class award are amongst the top performers in four areas. These include 1) receiving the Blue Ribbon in COVID-19 Vigilance award for three quarters in 2023, 2) completing Telligen’s Emergency Preparedness Assessment, 3) ensuring that at...

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  • Care Initiatives invests in improving resident access to care

    Serving resident transportation needs increases care access and quality of life

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (March 19, 2024) — As part of Care Initiatives’ commitment to improving the health and quality of life for Iowans, the state’s largest non-profit operator of skilled nursing facilities has invested more than $200,000 to support the transportation needs of residents. New wheelchair-accessible vans have been delivered to three skilled nursing facilities and will provide greater access to care, improve community engagement, and provide peace of mind for resident families.


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  • Nine Locations Receive Blue Ribbon in COVID-19 Vigilance Award

    Skilled Nursing Locations Recognized for Commitment to Prevention

    In recognition of their dedication and commitment to preventing the spread of COVID-19, nine Care Initiatives skilled nursing locations across Iowa have been recognized with Telligen’s Blue Ribbon in COVID-19 Vigilance Award. This places each organization on Telligen’s Iowa 2023 Blue Ribbon in COVID-19 Vigilance Recognition List.

    The nine locations recognized include:

    • Corning Specialty Care...
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