Avoca Specialty Care February calendar

Avoca Specialty Care receives highest rating

(August, 2019) Nursing homes are highly regulated and must adhere to hundreds of standards and regulations. There is one nursing home locally that continues to provide a high level of care and service and meet every regulation. In their most recent annual state inspection and survey (August, 2019) administered by the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals, Avoca Specialty Care received zero deficiencies.  There are 440 nursing facilities in Iowa. Generally, only 5 percent are found to be deficiency-free.

Avoca Lodge Assisted Living Receives Bronze National Quality Award

Avoca Lodge Assisted Living has been recognized as a 2017 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award for its dedication to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The award is the first of three distinctions possible through the National Quality Award Program, presented by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL).

Avoca Specialty Care Dietary Aide Earns “Serve Others” Award

Vanessa Gubbels, Dietary Aide at Avoca Specialty Care, received Care Initiatives’ “Serve Others” award at the Care Initiatives annual awards brunch Friday, Dec. 16 in West Des Moines.