Award of Excellence: Post-Acute Care

Award of Excellence: Post-Acute Care

Issaquah Nursing and Rehabilitation is proud to be awarded the Award of Excellence: Post-Acute Care by Qualis Health Washington for their project, "Reducing Antipsychotic Use in Dementia Patients".  From January 1, 2015, to December 31, 2016, they were able to reduce the amount of dementia patients on antipsychotic drugs from 33.9% to 3.5%.  Read more about it here. 

Silver Award for Outstanding Quality Care

Silver Award for Outstanding Quality Care

Congratulations to Issaquah Nursing & Rehabilitation Center for winning the Silver Award for Outstanding Quality Care from the American Health Care Association. Issaquah Nursing & Rehabilitation Center was one of 2 Washington facilities honored at AHCAS/NCAL 2016 convention.

Silver Achievement award winners have demonstrated a commitment to a rigorous journey of continuous improvement in the quality of care provided to residents. An extensive assessment of their systematic approaches, performance measures and sustainable organizational and process results was conducted to evaluate key customer requirements and success factors.

Since 1997 only 10 Skilled Nursing Facilities have won the Silver Award.  We are proud of our team of dedicated professionals who care for our residents.

Awards of Excellence

Awards of Excellence

Issaquah Nursing & Rehabilitation Center was selected as a winner of Qualis Health’s 2016 Washington Awards of Excellence in Healthcare Quality.  Winners of this award have demonstrated leadership and innovation in improving healthcare practices, reflecting the very best in healthcare quality improvement.  Read more about the prestigious award here.

2015 Nurse Assessment Coordinator of the Year

2015 Nurse Assessment Coordinator of the Year

Lori Martin, LPN, RAC-CT, won the 2015 Nurse Assessment Coordinator of the Year. Lori is the MDS coordinator for Issaquah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Issaquah, WA. A nurse assessment coordinator for the last 19 years, Lori is a leader in her facility, providing education to her fellow staff on changes to the MDS, Quality Assurance, and Quality Measure processes. She also provides routine training to front line-staff about the Medicare Skilled Guidelines and documentation. She is a strong advocate for her residents, making sure they receive the benefits of all therapy and nursing services they deserve so they may reach their highest practicable level of function. More about AANAC here.

The American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC) is a non-profit membership organization representing more than 14,000 long-term care nurses and healthcare professionals who provide quality care for nursing home residents across the nation. Since our founding in 1999, AANAC has earned the reputation as the premier resource and network for long-term care professionals involved in the RAI/MDS process.

2015 Best Nursing Homes

2015 Best Nursing Homes

Issaquah Nursing & Rehabilitation Center was named by U.S. News and World Report as one of America’s Best Nursing Homes for 2015. Issaquah Nursing & Rehabilitation Center achieved a Five Star rating as measured by CMS (see Medicare.gov). Lisa Stubenrauch is the Administrator for the facility and John L. Sorensen is the Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Issaquah Nursing & Rehabilitation Receives Bronze Award for Outstanding Quality Care

Issaquah Nursing & Rehabilitation Receives Bronze Award for Outstanding Quality Care

Commitment to performance excellence in long-term and post-acute care facilities honored by the National Quality Award Program.

QAPI Accreditation Presented to Issaquah Nursing

QAPI Accreditation Presented to Issaquah Nursing

Issaquah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center has received accreditation as a skilled nursing facility actively performing Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement activities. The accreditation, presented by independent accreditor Providigm, LLC, demonstrates that the facility is continually assessing residents’ quality of life with regard to concerns such as pain, dignity, respect for resident choice, and quality of care problems including whether there are enough staff to meet resident needs, weight loss, infections, rehabilitation following acute injury or illness, and prevention of readmissions to hospital.