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Edgewood Place, Heritage Place Earn a ‘0 Deficiency Rating’ from N.C. Department of Health
Yearly survey from the N.C. Department of Public Health and Human Services ensures proper procedures and excellent care.
Edgewood Place, located on the campus of The Village at Brookwood (http://www.villageatbrookwood.org)
“Each year, a Department of Public Health team performs an unannounced survey of health care facilities that accept Medicare and Medicaid,” says Daniel Cuthriell, Executive Director of The Village at Brookwood. “The team evaluates everything from delivery of service to medication administration to customer satisfaction. They do staff and family interviews, check paperwork and charts, and even measure the temperature of the food at multiple locations. If a health care center falls short on any of these requirements, they receive a ‘deficiency,’
Edgewood Place and Heritage Place did not fall short on any of the Department of Health requirements, thereby receiving a “0 Deficiency Rating.” “It’s very difficult to achieve a 0 Deficiency since so many tasks and levels are surveyed,” says Cuthriell. “We are so proud of the nursing team and staff at both places for this spectacular score!”
Edgewood Place recently celebrated its 10-year anniversary. The Village at Brookwood, including Heritage Place, was built adjacent to Edgewood Place in 2003 in order to offer senior living in a premier continuing care retirement community (CCRC) with a full continuum of care.
Edgewood Place and The Village at Brookwood are sponsored by Alamance Regional Medical Center, which means hospital patients can transition from inpatient services into outpatient programs with no need to change providers.
About The Village at Brookwood
Located in an historic area of Burlington, N.C., The Village at Brookwood is a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) sponsored by Alamance Regional Medical Center, an award winning hospital. Visit http://www.villageatbrookwood.org or call toll-free (800) 282-2053.
About Edgewood Place
Located on the campus of The Village at Brookwood, Edgewood Place offers comprehensive rehabilitation, short-term skilled nursing care and long-term skilled nursing care in inpatient and outpatient settings for Alamance County residents.
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