“Peggy is a wonderful addition to our management team,” said Michael Bierley, Executive Director for Piper Shores. “We have all the confidence that she will lead and refine our extraordinarily successful resident-centered care model at Holbrook."
Scarborough, ME (PRWEB) December 23, 2010
Piper Shores, Maine’s first and only nonprofit lifecare retirement community, today announced that Peggy Pineo has been hired as the Administrator of Piper Shores. Pineo works with the Executive Director, Michael Bierley, in managing the day-to-day operations of Piper Shores, which includes over 190 employees in 9 different departments. Pineo is primarily responsible for overseeing the Holbrook Health Center, the assisted living and skilled nursing care component of Piper Shores. Holbrook provides long-term care, short-term rehabilitation and respite care services to both lifecare residents at Piper Shores as well as to those from outside Piper Shores.
Prior to joining Piper Shores, Pineo was the administrator of a 96-bed multilevel skilled nursing and assisted living facility where she managed over one hundred (100) employees and was successful in increasing referrals and census building. She also has been an instructor with Cross Country Education and presents and teaches health care regulation programs at various locations throughout the United States. Pineo has more than 15 years of experience in the healthcare industry and holds Masters Degrees in both Public Health and Health Administration.
“Peggy is a wonderful addition to our management team,” said Michael Bierley, Executive Director for Piper Shores. “We have all the confidence that she will lead and refine our extraordinarily successful resident-centered care model at Holbrook. With two State surveys in the last two years with zero deficiencies and being listed in the US World Report as a top nursing home in the country, we look forward to continued successes and maintaining the high quality of care that is synonymous with Holbrook.”
Peggy will be starting the new year by overseeing the transition to Electronic Medical Records and a facelift to Holbrook, including private showers. Holbrook Health Center was the first nursing home in Maine to be recognized by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and the Continuing Care Accreditation Commission (CCAC). Holbrook was awarded Exemplary status for its innovative Life Stories, Tree of Life and Intergenerational programs. Additionally, the Holbrook Health Center earned a 5-Star quality rating (the highest possible) from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), which recently ranked more than 15,800 nursing homes throughout the United States.
About Piper Shores
Piper Shores is the only nonprofit lifecare retirement community in Maine and the first to be recognized by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and the Continuing Care Accreditation Commission (CCAC) - the nations’ only accrediting body for continuing care retirement communities. Built in 2001 in a style that complements Maine’s architectural heritage, Piper Shores is located on 138 acres of beautiful oceanfront property, situated between Higgins Beach and historic Prouts Neck in Scarborough, Maine. Piper Shores is an innovative retirement community that promotes the long-term wellbeing of its residents through a continuum of activities and lifecare services. Piper Shores residents enjoy active, independent lifestyles with guaranteed priority access to on-site assisted living and skilled nursing care, whenever they may need it.
Piper Shores is owned by Maine Life Care Retirement Community, Inc., a Maine nonprofit organization, formed by a group of accomplished local individuals to deliver the shared vision of creating an ideal retirement community on the coast of Maine.
For more information, visit http://www.pipershores.org or call 207-510-5211.