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Dexter Health Care Administrator Receives National Recognition

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BANGOR, Maine –¬† Rosscare is proud to announce that Rebecca Greaves was honored by the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) with the Facility Leadership Award. ACHCA award honors administrators of nursing homes who have met superior healthcare standards. Rebecca is the administrator at Dexter Health Care, which is a partnership facility of Rosscare and First Atlantic. The leadership award was celebrated during the award banquet at ACHCA‚Äôs Annual Convocation and Exposition in New Orleans, LA, May 2, 2011.

Rebecca and her team are among 355 other recipients. Award recipients were selected based on reported skilled nursing facility resident data from the MDS (Minimum Data Set Рa required assessment of all admissions to nursing homes) that reflects the care and services provided. In order to qualify for consideration, recipient’s organizations must have an average occupancy above 90 percent, and the same administrator must have filled the role through the award year.

The ACHCA is guided by the vision that dynamic leadership forges long-term healthcare services that are desired, meaningful, successful, and efficient. This organization identifies, recognizes, and supports long-term care leaders, advocating for their mission and promoting excellence in their profession.

Rosscare is a member of EMHS and owns and operates Dirigo Pines Retirement Community in Orono. In partnership with First Atlantic Corporation, Rosscare owns nursing homes and assisted living facilities such as Ross Manor, Sylvia Ross Home and Stillwater Health Care in Bangor, Colonial Health Care in Lincoln, Dexter Health Care in Dexter, and Katahdin Health Care in Millinocket. In addition, Rosscare offers services to help seniors live independently, such as Telecare, Lifeline Medical Alert service, and the Center for Healthy Aging.

For More Information:

Contact Name: Karen Cashman

Telephone Number: (207)973-6164

Website: http://www.rosscare.org

Email: kcashman@emh.org