2017-11-09 / Front Page

After setting record in deficiency-free surveys, PruittHealth Washington earns five-star rating


Administrators, staff members, and patients gather on the front lawn of PruittHealth – Washington in celebration of the facility’s five-star rating. Administrators, staff members, and patients gather on the front lawn of PruittHealth – Washington in celebration of the facility’s five-star rating. PruittHealth – Washington has again been honored for “proving its commitment to an ongoing and concentrated focus on patient-centered quality service delivery.” The facility not only has three consecutive deficiency-free annual surveys, but also has a rehospitalization rate consistently below the national and state average. This “unrelenting commitment” allowed it to be deemed a five-star facility following its latest annual state survey.

The components reflective of the overall star rating are as follows: state survey results, quality measures, and nursing staff.

The five-star rating ranks the skilled nursing facility among the highest in the health care industry. “PruittHealth – Washington provides outstanding care of patients, as well as excellent customer and employee satisfaction,” its parent organization said.

“I am very pleased about the results of our most recent annual state survey. It is truly an honor to work among some of the best and most dedicated health care professionals in this industry, and I am excited that our current star rating helps reflect that,” said Administrator of PruittHealth – Washington, Candy Arwood. “PruittHealth remains committed to providing quality care for our patients and striving to continually improve our performance.”

For more information about this center, call 706-678-7804 to speak with a health care professional or to schedule a tour.

Since 1969, PruittHealth has been a family-owned organization committed to the care of patients in local communities. It provides a network of post-acute care services and resources, offering skilled nursing care, home health care, end-of-life hospice care, rehabilitation, and pharmacy/infusion services across the Southeast.

The organization is well known for its holistic model of care, as well as its proactive performance improvement programs, and its continuous commitment to caring and to quality. PruittHealth serves communities across more than 170 provider locations throughout Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Its 16,000 employed partners care for some 24,000 patients daily.

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