Greenspring's Continuing Care Neighborhood Receives "Gold Leaf" Recognition

(Springfield, Va.) - The Virginia Health Quality Center (VHQC) presented Greenspring's Continuing Care neighborhood with a "Gold Leaf" recognition.  The community received this recognition for its dedication to improving healthcare outcomes and resident satisfaction through its support of the National Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative and the Virginia Nursing Home Quality Care Learning Network.  To be considered for this recognition, care neighborhoods were required to set quality improvement goals, collect and measure data, demonstrate improvement, and complete the QAPI Self-Assessment provided by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

"This award recognizes the positive clinical outcomes that the team at Greenspring delivers every day," said Karen Boyce, Director of Continuing Care at Greenspring.  "It provides further confirmation that we are achieving our goal of helping people live better lives." In 2014, Greenspring's Continuing Care neighborhood received a five-star rating from CMS and was named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the country's best nursing homes. About Greenspring: Greenspring retirement community is situated on a scenic 58-acre campus in Springfield, Virginia.  Home to nearly 2000 residents, Greenspring offers a full continuum of care with 1404 independent living apartment homes and 284 residences for assisted living, nursing care, post-acute rehabilitation, memory care, and respite care.  Additional information about Greenspring can be found at www.ericksonliving.com.