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34 Sunrise Senior Living Communities Earn the 2018 Silver National Quality Award

MCLEAN, VA–Sunrise Senior Living celebrates its 34 communities recently selected to receive the 2018Silver – Achievement in Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL).

This distinguished award is the second of three progressive levels within the AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Program, which recognizes long-term and post-acute care communities across the United States that have demonstrated their dedication to focusing on the delivery of high-quality care and services through a commitment to performance improvement. Now with over 200, Sunrise has received more National Quality Awards than any other assisted living provider.

A total of 166 centers were named this year as Silver Quality Award recipients, including the following Sunrise communities:

  • Brighton Gardens of Buckhead (Atlanta, GA)
  • Sunrise of Annapolis (Annapolis, MD)
  • Sunrise of Beverly Hills (Beverly Hills, CA)
  • Sunrise of Chandler (Chandler, AZ)
  • Sunrise of Claremont (Claremont, CA)
  • Sunrise of Crestwood (Yonkers, NY)
  • Sunrise of Dix Hills (Dix Hills, NY)
  • Sunrise of East Meadow (East Meadow, NY)
  • Sunrise of East Setauket (East Setauket, NY)
  • Sunrise of Exton (Exton, PA)
  • Sunrise at Five Forks (Lilburn, GA)
  • Sunrise of Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)
  • Sunrise of Gilbert (Gilbert, AZ)
  • Sunrise of Glen Cove (Glen Cove, NY)
  • Sunrise of Granite Run (Media, PA)
  • Sunrise at Huntcliff Summit (Sandy Springs, GA)
  • Sunrise at La Costa (Carlsbad, CA)
  • Sunrise of Lafayette Hill (Lafayette Hill, PA)
  • Sunrise of Lower Makefield (Morrisville, PA)
  • Sunrise of McCandless (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Sunrise of Newtown Square (Newton Square, PA)
  • Sunrise on Old Meridian (Carmel, IN)
  • Sunrise of Playa Vista (Playa Vista, CA)
  • Sunrise at River Road (Tucson, AZ)
  • Sunrise of Rocklin (Rocklin, CA)
  • Sunrise of San Mateo (San Mateo, CA)
  • Sunrise of Scottsdale (Scottsdale, AZ)
  • Sunrise of Seal Beach (Seal Beach, CA)
  • Sunrise at Sterling Canyon (Valencia, CA)
  • Sunrise of Upper St. Clair (Upper St. Clair, PA)
  • Sunrise of Westlake Village (Westlake Village, CA)
  • Sunrise of Westtown (West Chester, PA)
  • Sunrise of Woodland Hills (Woodland Hills, CA)
  • Sunrise at Wood Ranch (Simi Valley, CA)

“We are so proud of these 34 Sunrise communities not only for their focused dedication to providing high-quality, individualized care, but their ongoing commitment to evaluate their outcomes through quality assurance and performance improvement processes. These communities are devoted to delivering positive outcomes for our senior population,” said Sue Coppola, COO for Sunrise. “Through our systematic, evidence-based approach to care and services with a strong focus on coordination, we continue to strive for excellence in the ways we help promote the overall health and wellness of our residents.”

The Silver-level award recognizes each community’s continued endeavor to explore and develop methods that help to improve overall performance and health care outcomes. In addition to submitting an in-depth organizational profile, Silver Award recipients must provide a thorough assessment of their individual approach to quality care and demonstrate its effective deployment within the community.

A total of 55 Sunrise communities have now earned the Silver Award, while more than 150 others have received the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award over the years, a prerequisite for Silver.

“I applaud this year’s Silver award recipients on this incredible achievement in quality,” said Mark Parkinson, president and CEO of AHCA/NCAL. “It is a privilege to recognize our member centers and communities that consistently make a positive impact on the lives of the patients and residents they serve.”

The National Quality Award Program centers on the core values and criteria of the nationally recognized Baldridge Performance Excellence Program. The program includes three progressive levels: Bronze, Silver and Gold. Trained examiners review each member application to determine if the center has met the criteria. The Silver Award provides a strong foundation for taking the final step in the National Quality Award Program, which is Gold – Excellence in Quality.

All 2018 National Quality Award recipients will be honored during AHCA/NCAL’s Annual Convention and Exposition, October 7-10, 2018, in San Diego, CA.