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National Healthcare Decisions Day 2016

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Saturday, April 16, 2016 is Healthcare Decisions Day. It is designed to raise public awareness of the need to plan ahead for healthcare decisions related to end of life care and medical decision-making whenever patients are unable to speak for themselves and to encourage the specific use of Advance Directives to communicate these important healthcare… Read more »

Two CCR Centers Win National Achievement Awards

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The HealthCare Summit Awards are a North American wide recognition program established and managed by the HealthCare Service Excellence Conference on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona.

CCR Employee Wins National Achievement Award

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Congratulations to Nancy Waters, Service Excellence Officer, who won the 2015 Service Excellence Program Director Award at the HealthCare Service Excellence Conference. What are the qualifications for a Program Director award? A pillar in the organization; leades, motivates, listens, communicates and coaches. Nominated By: Lora Epperly, Director of Business Development and Care Innovations, Regina Mabe, Director… Read more »

CCR Director of IT Featured in Long-Term Living Magazine

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“Randall Holley has been IT director for nine years at Commonwealth Care of Roanoke in Roanoke, Va., a long-term rehabilitation provider with 12 skilled nursing locations across the state. During his tenure, the organization has adopted advanced technology and telemedicine tools to bring specialized care to any bedside at any location.  He recently told Long-Term… Read more »

CCR Awards Scholarships to Three Radford University Students

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Stephanie Francis and Molly Rose Elliott Brunfield-Horner are this year’s recipients of the Lucy Wohlford Service & Excellence in Nursing Scholarship, and Kennise Baker has been awarded the CCR Service & Excellence in Social Work Scholarship. Commonwealth Care of Roanoke (CCR) awarded the scholarships at a luncheon on November 4, honoring the three Radford students…. Read more »

CCR President & COO David Tucker Appointed Vice Chairman of Virginia Health Care Association

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On September 30, 2015, Virginia Health Care Association (VHCA) members elected new leadership for the association during the annual business meeting held in conjunction with the Convention and Trade Show.  The terms for the new officers and directors begin on January 1, 2016. CCR President & COO David Tucker was appointed as Vice Chairman of Virginia Health… Read more »

CCR Using New Technology in Wound Patient Care

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(Pictured above: Nikki Martin, RN, Wound Care Nurse; Randall Holley, Director of Information Technology; Congressman Morgan Griffith; and Lee Anne Carroll, RN, BSN, Clinical Nurse Consultant) CCR Using New Technology in Wound Patient Care We had the exciting opportunity to meet with Congressman Morgan Griffith last week to demo a new technology at one of our… Read more »

Potomac Falls Health & Rehab Center Celebrates First Anniversary

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CCR’s newest center, Potomac Falls Health & Rehab Center, in Sterling, Virginia celebrated its First Anniversary on July 1, 2015. The month long celebrations included many events for patients, residents, family members, employees, and friends of the Center. The administration wishes to thank everyone for continuing to rehab, live and work at Potomac Falls Health… Read more »

CCR Center in Gainesville Wins Community Involvement Award

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Gainesville Health & Rehab Center Wins D. A. “Woody” Brown Community Involvement Award. Congratulations to our center in Gainesville, Gainesville Health & Rehab Center, on winning Third Place for the 2015 D. A. “Woody” Brown Community Involvement Award in the Year Round Public Relations category. This award is in recognition of outstanding efforts in creating… Read more »