Special Events Mark National Nursing Home Week

May 14th, 2015|

National Nursing Home Week is rolling along with celebrations across the state.

In this article, we look at special events held at two south Alabama nursing homes. […]

Alabama Supports National Initiative to Advance Quality Care

May 11th, 2015|

The Alabama Nursing Home Association (ANHA) is supporting the expansion of a nationwide, multi-year initiative to further improve quality in skilled nursing care centers. […]

Capitol Insider: Medicaid LTC Legislation Moves

May 8th, 2015|

In this edition of Capitol Insider, Alabama Nursing Home Association Executive Director Bill O’Connor discusses movement of Medicaid’s long term care legislation and what we can expect next week in the Alabama Legislature. […]

Governor Proclaims Nursing Home Week in Alabama

May 5th, 2015|

MONTGOMERY – Alabama is joining other states to recognize nursing home residents and staff for their contributions to their community during National Nursing Home Week. Governor Robert Bentley recently signed a proclamation designating May 10-16 as National Nursing Home Week in Alabama. […]

Change Leads to Positive Outcomes

April 30th, 2015|

Recent changes at a northwest Alabama skilled nursing care center are leading to positive quality outcomes.

Acquired by Genesis HealthCare in September 2014, Glenwood Center in Florence recently earned a perfect score on its first government inspection since the change. […]

Best Practice Nominees Improve Nursing Home Care

April 28th, 2015|

Twenty-one nursing homes from across Alabama have been nominated for the 2015 Alabama’s Best Practices Program.

The nominated nursing homes have developed innovative ways to improve the quality of care or quality of life for nursing home residents. […]

Capitol Insider: Expect Budget and Medicaid Legislation Next Week

April 24th, 2015|

Medicaid will hold its final long term care work group meeting and the General Fund budget is expected in committee next week.

Alabama Nursing Home Association Executive Director Bill O’Connor tell us what to expect and why both are important to nursing homes.

Watch the video to learn more. […]

Alabama Homes Earn High Marks for Veterans Care

April 23rd, 2015|

The federal government recently gave high marks to two Alabama nursing homes for the care provided to veterans.

Brian McFeely

Bill Nichols State Veterans Home in Alexander City and William F. Green State Veterans Home in Bay Minette received perfect scores during recent inspections from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. […]

Alabama Nursing Homes Continue to Exceed National Satisfaction Rates

April 21st, 2015|

Alabama Nursing Homes Continue to Exceed National Satisfaction Rates

Alabama Nursing Home Association Demonstrates Ten Year Commitment to High Quality Care […]

Capitol Insider: Medicaid Funding Message to Legislators

April 17th, 2015|

ANHA is sending a simple message to legislators regarding Medicaid funding. In this video, Executive Director Bill O’Connor discusses that message and gives an update meetings held this week across Alabama. […]