Mechanicsville Specialty Care CNAs earn scholarships

Misty Van Fossen (left) and Kaci Ginn (right) have been recognized as two winners out of 20 total scholarships from the Iowa Health Care Association (IHCA) Foundation.

As a scholarship winner, each will receive $1,500 to continue their health care education at an accredited school of nursing, long-term care or health administration program, or physical/occupational therapy program. Van Fossen is planning to pursue a career in nursing and Ginn plans to advance her education in administration.

Mechanicsville Specialty Care Earns Deficiency Free Survey

March 12, 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 the most recent state inspection and survey (February, 2019) administered by the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals, Mechanicsville Specialty Care received zero deficiencies.  There are 412 nursing facilities in Iowa.