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Denver-area Life Care associates do Whatever It Takes during snowstorm

Snow stock photo

Denver residents are used to snow, but not in the amount it fell March 13-14, 2019. With the bomb cyclone (comparable to a hurricane, but over land instead of water) hitting the area, some places got more than 10 inches of snow, and the low pressure associated with the system set records. Much of Colorado was snowed in.

In the midst of the challenging weather, associates at Life Care buildings affected by the storm stepped up to the plate to do Whatever It Takes And Then Some...

Western Hills Health Care Center earns Bronze National Quality Award

2016 Bronze National Quality Award

Western Hills Health Care Center, a skilled nursing and rehab facility in Lakewood, Colorado, recently received the 2016 Bronze National Quality Award from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living.

The award honors facilities across the nation that have demonstrated their commitment to improving quality of care for seniors and persons with disabilities. It is the first of three tiers of recognition (Bronze, Silver and Gold) by AHCA/NCAL and requires a detailed application process submitted to a board of examiners for review.

Western Hills Health Center hosts party for resident’s son

Resident Michael Genson with his family

On April 29, Western Hills Health Center in Lakewood, Colorado, hosted a special party.

Associates surprised Andrew Genson, son of resident Michael Genson, with a welcome-home celebration. He had come home on leave from serving in the military.

The family met in the formal dining room and enjoyed cake and music as a local pastor sang patriotic and contemporary Christian songs.

Western Hills Health Care Center earns five-star rating from Medicare

Western Hills Health Care Center, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility in Lakewood, recently received a five-star rating from The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

The CMS ratings system, designed to help the public choose quality care for their loved ones, calculates the ratings based on results of health inspections, staffing and quality measures.