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State Center Specialty Care has received a “Deficiency Free” result on its annual survey in June by the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals. This is the third consecutive year the facility has achieved the highest ranking.
The annual survey, which is conducted over several days, covers over 500 quality, safety and performance issues such as medication management, proper skin care, assessment of resident needs, respect for resident rights and dignity, food service, environment and administration. The complete evaluation includes a tour of the facility, review of residents’...
Care Initiatives Hospice held its second annual summit on Tuesday, September 29. Dozens of staff from all over Iowa came together to hear about the state of Care Initiatives Hospice, recommit to Care Initiatives’ Core Values and to plan for the future.
In addition, the group uses the opportunity to benefit children in need. Staff donated new toys to kick start Care Initiatives’ annual campaign for Toys for Tots. A fundraiser to benefit the...
Atlantic Specialty Care is pleased to announce that it has received a “Deficiency Free” result on its annual survey in October by the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals.
The annual survey, which is conducted over several days, covers over 500 quality, safety and performance issues such as medication management, proper skin care, assessment of resident’s needs, respect for residents rights and dignity, food service,...
For the second consecutive year, two staff members of Care Initiatives Hospice are traveling to Washington DC to advocate on behalf of Iowa’s hospice patients and providers. Social Worker Sue Flemming of Sioux City and Volunteer Coordinator Kristie Sents of Waterloo feel that this return trip will continue to ensure support for hospice care at the end of life.
On July 13, Flemming and Sents will attend an intensive advocacy training program by the National Hospice and
Palliative Care Organization. The topic of the training will be how to discuss certain aspects of hospice...