Recently, an assisted living and memory care facility that we operate, Grand Oaks of Jensen Beach, was presented with an award from AL CloudCare for medication management excellence. From January 1st—October 31, 2018, over 205, 400 doses of medication were administered to residents at Grand Oaks of Jensen Beach with zero errors.
According to the healthcare publication, Healthline Red, medication errors in assisted living facilities happen at an alarmingly high rate, with over one million injuries being reported in the U.S. each year. This makes the award presented to the nursing staff at Grand Oaks of Jensen Beach all the more noteworthy, as only a team of elite medical professionals has the skills and dedication necessary to provide such an exemplary level of care.
“We’re proud that we have such a great nursing and med tech staff,” said Jeb Acuff, Vice President of Visiting Nurse Management Company. “This is an accomplishment that shows how skilled the staff is and how much they care about the residents.”
AL CloudCare, which manufactures cloud-based medication administration software, presents awards in recognition of outstanding service in medication management to assisted living facilities that use their product to track and manage medication dispensing, charting and recordkeeping. According to the AL CLoudCare website, “Grand Oaks of Jensen Beach is a stunning property with an ALL STAR crew providing ALL STAR care to their residents! They offer high quality care provided consistently under the leadership of Randy and Stacey!” Randy Kelly is the Administrator of Grand Oaks of Jensen Beach and Stacey Carty is the Nurse Supervisor.
When administering medications at assisted living facilities, there are basic principles the nursing staff must always adhere to in order to ensure the safety of every resident who calls the community home. Our exceptional nursing team at Grand Oaks of Jensen Beach knows how important it is to administer medications correctly, 205,400 times and counting. Congratulations to the Grand Oaks of Jensen Beach nursing staff for winning the AL CloudCare ALL STAR Award for outstanding achievement in medication management!
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