Coulterville Rehabilitation & Health Care Center Wins IHCA Excellence Award for Long Term Care Centers from the Illinois Health Care Association

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Coulterville Rehabilitation & Health Care Center recognized for outstanding quality measures, staff satisfaction survey and CMS 5-Star rating

The Illinois Health Care Association (IHCA) recently announced Coulterville Rehabilitation & Health Care Center as the winner of the 2019 IHCA Excellence Award for Long Term Care Centers.

The community’s repeated recognition – the IHCA award, CMS 5-star rating and AHCA/NCAL quality awards – from multiple organizations demonstrate the high level of care Coulterville Rehabilitation & Health Care Center provides to its residents and their families every day.

The Illinois Health Care Association (IHCA) recently announced Coulterville Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Coulterville, Illinois, as the winner of the 2019 IHCA Excellence Award for Long Term Care Centers. The award was presented during the Opening General Session at the association’s 69th Annual Convention & Expo in Springfield this fall.

The IHCA Excellence Award for Long Term Care Centers was created to draw attention to the quality of care being provided in the long term care centers each day. Winners are judged on a variety of criteria, including quality measures, 5-Star ratings and resident and staff satisfaction survey information.

“This award highlights the outstanding care offered in our centers across the state,” stated IHCA Executive Director Matthew Hartman. “It takes into consideration the procedures and practices put in place by facilities to ensure their residents are receiving quality care around the clock.”

Coulterville Rehabilitation & Health Care Center has been providing excellent service in long term care for more than 14 years. The 75-bed skilled nursing center provides various services and amenities for residents, including physical, occupational and speech therapies, advanced wound care, pain management, balance training, respite care and more.

Coulterville carries a CMS 5-star quality rating, the highest rating from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services for quality care and customer service. In addition, Coulterville has received both the Bronze and Silver National Quality Awards from the American Health Care Association (AHCA) and the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL), the leading association for long term and post-acute care. The AHCA/NCAL award recognized Coulterville for its dedication and commitment to quality of care for seniors and persons with disabilities.

“The community’s repeated recognition – the IHCA award, CMS 5-star rating and AHCA/NCAL quality awards – from multiple organizations demonstrate the high level of care Coulterville Rehabilitation & Health Care Center provides to its residents and their families every day,” said Randy Bloom, Ph.D., chief operating officer of Tutera Senior Living & Health Care, which owns the Coulterville facility and is one of the nation’s premier providers of diversified, post-acute senior health care services.

By crafting detailed processes that keep quality care and resident satisfaction at the forefront, Coulterville Rehabilitation & Health Care Center has been able to garner fantastic results. In addition, Tutera’s “YOUNITE” philosophy challenges its communities across the country to ask, listen, create and implement innovative ways to respond to individual preferences.

“We are proud of Coulterville’s unwavering dedication to residents,” said Joe Tutera, chief executive officer of Tutera Senior Living & Health Care. “The community’s embodiment of Tutera’s values through ‘YOUNITE’ is illustrated in their passion and commitment to meeting the needs of residents and their families in ways that are personally meaningful to them.”

“It is a great honor to receive this award,” said Whitney Oberlink, administrator at Coulterville Rehabilitation & Health Care Center. “We have an amazing team that works diligently to provide exceptional care to our residents.”

About Tutera Senior Living & Health Care
Tutera Senior Living & Health Care is a locally owned, diversified post-acute senior health care provider operating 70 senior living communities in nine states throughout the United States. As one of the nation’s premier senior care providers, Tutera Senior Living & Health Care offers its residents independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing, post-surgery rehabilitation, memory care, home health and hospice care. In 1983, Dominic F. Tutera, M.D., founded Tutera to provide compassionate patient care with the uncompromising values of integrity, accountability and commitment. Tutera Senior Living & Health Care still embodies those values today. Tutera is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of its residents and their families through senior living and health care experts who inspire and promote individuality and personal happiness. For more information, visit http://www.Tutera.com.

About the Illinois Health Care Association
The IHCA is a non-profit organization comprised of more than 530 licensed and certified long term care facilities and programs throughout the state. Its members represent skilled, intermediate, developmentally disabled, skilled pediatric, assisted living and sheltered levels of care. IHCA seeks to promote the highest standard of services in facilities and programs for the elderly and people who are physically and mentally challenged. Please visit http://www.ihca.com for more information.

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