In 2016, Life Care Center of Elizabethton, Tennessee, started a new tradition for National Nursing Home Week: a dance-off for associates.
The tradition continued during National Nursing Home Week 2017. On May 18, two teams of associates competed for the bragging rights of best dancers....
Chelsi Belcher, dietary cook at Life Care Center of Elizabethton, Tennessee, visits the restorative dining room to encourage a resident who is mentally challenged to eat his meals. She always praises him and gives him high-fives.
“He really gets a kick out of the high-fives,” said her nominator. “His face just lights up when he sees Chelsi!”
Life Care Center of Elizabethton, Tennessee, recently earned a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
The CMS ratings system is designed to assist the public in choosing care for their loved ones. It calculates the ratings based on results of health inspections, staffing and quality measures (including pain management, pressure ulcers, weight loss and falls).