August - quality award


As part of the CtoC initiative, each month THCA provides relevant news and best practices on a specific quality topic related to long term care. This August, THCA will focus on THCA Members Quality Improvement at its BEST.


Read on for information and resources highlighting how THCA Members continue to focus on quality improvement, striving to be the BEST at what they do, and ways that you can nominate your staff for the 2015 THCA Awards.

Member Spotlight: 2 Silver Awards for Nexion Health.  Find out how they did it.

Millbrook Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Lancaster, TX & Sherman Healthcare in Sherman, TX.


Millbrook shares their best practice interventions for successfully reducing re-admission to hospitals as discussed in the Spotlight Article above. 

Click here to learn more about the LACE Index Scoring Tool for Risk Assessment of Hospital Readmission and how it aids in the decrease of re-hospitalization. 


THCA member Town and Country Manor shares how their focus on non-pharmaceutical alternatives to antipsychotic drugs, has helped them in treating long term care residents who have Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

Please take a minute to watch the video, “A Story of Hope” highlighting our THCA Member, Town and Country Manor.


Do you have exceptional staff?  Now’s the time to nominate them for the 2015 THCA Annual Awards.  This toolkit is provided to assist with the preparation and submission of award nominations for your facility.

Don’t Miss This Excellent Opportunity To Provide Positive Recognition Of Your Facility & Staff! 


Calling all THCA Members!  We would love to hear your personal stories and experiences.  Share with us what you did, accomplished, and learned about Quality Improvement so that others may be inspired by your hard work and dedication.

Please Complete and submit this form and take this opportunity to “brag” a little too!


Here is a list of upcoming events, including the 2015 THCA Convention and Tradeshow, webinars, and register-to-attend webinars complete with dates and additional information.

Quality Improvement Resources at a glance.