Ciena Healthcare's Courtney Manor Receives Health Care Association of Michigan "Facility of Excellence" Award

Top Quote Ciena Healthcare's Courtney Manor facility in Bad Axe, Michigan, has been awarded the highest honors of "Facility of Excellence" award by the Health Care Association of Michigan. End Quote
  • Detroit, MI (1888PressRelease) September 18, 2010 - Courtney Manor, a five-star rated Ciena Healthcare managed skilled nursing facility located in Bad Axe, Michigan, has been awarded the Calvin H. Monfils Facility of Excellence Award by the Health Care Association of Michigan (HCAM). This award is the highest honor for a facility given out by the Health Care Association of Michigan. The award is based on an arduous judging process incorporating submissions from facilities throughout Michigan as well as an on site visit.

    Courtney Manor will be recognized at an awards luncheon in September at HCAM's annual convention, held this year in Mt. Pleasant.

    "This is a tremendous honor for Courtney Manor and a testament to the community's dedication to the health and well being of its residents," said Mohammad Qazi, president, Ciena Healthcare. "Courtney Manor epitomizes the Ciena commitment to quality care and we are very proud of the entire Courtney Manor team."

    Skilled nursing facilities nominated for the award are judged in four categories: best practices, facility operations, internal and external relationships and an on-site evaluation. Criteria include annual licensure and certification inspection reports, complaint investigation reports, innovative resident care services, staff development, relationships with families of residents and employees, continuum of care, quality of life and care, food services and environmental services. Courtney Manor achieved the highest combined ranking for all categories, in an evaluation process that began in April.

    "Our team is dedicated, compassionate and truly loves their work," said Kay Peruski, administrator, Courtney Manor. "It is wonderful to receive this recognition for the hard work and exceptional resident care Courtney Manor provides day in and day out."

    The Health Care Association of Michigan (HCAM) is the premier professional association representing nursing and rehabilitation communities including for and not for profit, county medical care and hospital based providers.

    About Courtney Manor
    Courtney Manor is a Five Star rated, 112-bed skilled nursing community, serving the residents of Michigan's Thumb with high quality short- and long-term care. Located in the beautiful community of Bad Axe, Courtney Manor provides a home-like environment and a professional staff, high quality, personalized and compassionate care around-the-clock, seven days a week. For more information, call Courtney Manor at (989) 269-9983 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              (989) 269-9983      end_of_the_skype_highlighting.

    About Ciena Healthcare Management, Inc.
    With nearly 4,000 licensed beds, the thirty-six nursing communities managed by Ciena Healthcare Management comprise the largest privately owned operators of skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities in Michigan. Three Ciena managed communities are located in Connecticut. Founded in 1998, Ciena Healthcare Management communities offer a holistic approach to patient care, fully committed to residents' needs and well being while also promoting their independence. Ciena's vision is to change the way senior residences are operated and perceived by providing communities that feature private rooms, ambiance, attention to detail, fresh food preparations and 24-hour dining options, all delivered by high quality, compassionate and dedicated professional support staff. For more information, visit or call (248) 386-0300.

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