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Abbott Terrace Health Center Recognized by Wound Care Specialists with Award for Continued Superiority in Wound Healing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Abbott Terrace Health Center Recognized by Wound Care Specialists with Award for Continued Superiority in Wound Healing

WATERBURY, Conn. (May 6, 2019) – Abbott Terrace Health Center has received a Center of Distinction Certificate, awarded by Wound Care Specialists, LLC, Connecticut’s largest provider of post-acute and long-term care wound management services.

Leaders, physicians and clinicians from Abbott Terrace Health Center and Wound Care Specialists gathered today to celebrate the Center of Distinction award. The Center of Distinction Certificate is given to skilled nursing facilities in the Wound Care Specialists network that have demonstrated continued superiority in wound healing for a minimum of twelve consecutive months. The award was presented by Robert A. Brenes, MD, CWSP, WCC, FACCWS.

“We are honored to award Abbott Terrace Health Center with a Center of Distinction Certificate for their continued superiority in wound healing,” said Jonathan Brenes, COO of Wound Care Specialists. “Our partnership with Abbott Terrace Health Center has demonstrated a commitment to advancing the treatment, healing and prevention of acute and chronic wounds.”

Abbott Terrace Health Center is a member of the Wound Care Specialists network of over 100 client skilled nursing facilities, with access to benchmarking data and proven experience. Headquartered in Wallingford, CT, Wound Care Specialists, LLC is Connecticut’s largest group practice providing post-acute and long-term care wound management services. Abbott Terrace Health Center offers highly specialized wound care to patients with acute and chronic wounds.

The Center of Distinction Certificate is awarded to skilled nursing facilities that meet the following criteria:

  • Average days to heal of less than 30 over a one-year period
  • Dedicated facility wound nurse who conducts rounds led by a Wound Care Specialists provider
  • PT/OT department providing one or more adjuvant wound healing modalities
  • Registered dietician on staff
  • Quarterly review of wound healing outcome data
  • Facility acquired pressure ulcer rate at or less than state average during reporting period

Pictured in the photo starting at the left is Qadijah Norris, DNS, Tracey Bouteiller, CNA, Robert Brenes, MD, Mikayla Henderson, CNA, Yuliya Zhamaituk, RN, Wound Nurse, and Doulas Melanson, Administrator

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About Abbott Terrace Health Center:

Located in Waterbury, CT, Abbott Terrace Health Center offers residents the highest quality of senior living care. Abbot Terrace offers short-term rehabilitation, long-term, respite, hospice and dementia care. As part of Athena Health Care Systems’ continuum of care, our staff at Abbott Terrace are committed to giving residents exceptional healthcare, support, and assistance every step of the way.

May 6, 2019 Uncategorized