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UniHealth Post-Acute Care - Brookhaven Earns Providigm's QAPI Accreditation of Quality

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ATLANTA, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UniHealth Post-Acute Care – Brookhaven has been awarded with a coveted accreditation from Providigm, a well-respected quality assurance health care corporation whose services are utilized by many in the industry. The Providigm QAPI (Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement) Program is based on standards for excellence in continuously improving quality of care and life for nursing home residents. More specifically, they look at four standards for excellence in continuously improving quality of care and life for nursing home residents. The standards are evaluated quarterly for a period comprising the preceding twelve months (four quarters), and they are:

  1. Comprehensive – There are a sufficient number of assessments completed by the facility staff and entered into the abaqis web based program. The assessments consist of the admission record review, census record review, family interview, resident interview, resident observation and staff interview.
  2. Continuous – The quality activities are not done just during the survey window. Quality activities are performed on an ongoing basis of two alternating quarters.
  3. Coverage – There are a sufficient number of unique residents assessed through an admission record review and/or a census assessment. The same resident assessments cannot be used repeatedly.
  4. Corrective – Areas that have been identified as needing improvement are going through an improvement process. These are known as Stage 2 activities.
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The skilled nursing and rehabilitation center is a four star overall rated center with a five star rating in quality measures. It cares for those in need of long and short term rehabilitation, as well as the traditional supportive care of up to 157 patients, 24 hours a day 7 days a week. The center is located at 3535 Ashton Woods Drive in Atlanta, central to the Dunwoody and Brookhaven neighborhoods near St. Joseph's and Northside hospitals. Their dedicated team of caring professionals uses state-of-the-art rehabilitation practices and equipment to restore each patient to their highest level of functioning and enhance their level of comfort. 

For more information, call us at 770-451-0236. You may also visit our virtual tour at: http://virtualtours.uhs-pruitt.com/upacbrookhaven/

About PruittHealth

Since 1969, PruittHealth has been providing high quality health care services throughout the Southeastern United States. The family of providers 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.  The PruittHealth family owns and operates hundreds of locations, and touches the lives of more than 24,000 patients each day throughout Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Care is provided to customers by way of skilled nursing centers, home health and hospice agencies, assisted living and independent living communities. PruittHealth also provides institutional pharmacy and medical supply services, and programs in rehabilitation, nutrition, adult day care, and care management. For more information please visit: www.PruittHealth.com.

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