Diane Harmon, registered nurse at Life Care Center of Evergreen, Colorado, heard a resident who was on hospice talking about tacos early one morning. She coordinated with other departments to get the resident tacos for lunch.
Nancy Garner, a resident at Life Care Center of Evergreen, Colorado, is proud that her watercolor painting is now being sent around the country on the front of hundreds of Christmas cards.
Life Care Center of Evergreen recently became the only skilled nursing and rehab center in Colorado to receive the 2015 Silver – Achievement in Quality Award from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living.
Implemented by AHCA/NCAL in 1996, the National Quality Award Program is centered on the criteria of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program. The program assists providers of long-term and post-acute care services in achieving their performance excellence goals.
Mark Whitney, a 79-year-old resident at Life Care Center of Evergreen, Colorado, took to the slopes at the local Breckenridge Ski Resort on March 18, 2015.
Whitney, who was born and raised in Athol, Massachusetts, spent much of his life skiing. A longtime member of the Professional Ski Instructors Association, Whitney was employed as a ski instructor for more than 40 years, both in Minnesota and at Keystone Resort in Colorado.
Barbara Young, a new resident at Life Care Center of Evergreen, Colorado, wanted to show her appreciation for her delicious meal and to send a little hello to her aides. She arranged some carrots for eyes, strawberry tops for eyelashes, lettuce for hair and a potato for the nose.