State Rep. Susannah Whipps Lee Congratulates QVHC New Certification

Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) Awards Three-Year Accreditation To Quabbin Valley Healthcare Quabbin Valley Healthcare, Athol’s premier skilled nursing center, has been certified by CARF for its excellence in service to their residents, staff, their level of professionalism, and excellent patient outcomes. QVHS is the only skilled nursing and post-acute care center in…

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Third Thursdays. An Education Series For People Caring For Someone with Alzheimer’s.

These programs are complimentary and are designed to help you care for someone with Alzheimer’s disease, link you to community resources, and provide support. If you are currently caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or other related dementia, they are invited to come a long. They will participate in an engaging activity while you attend…

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Dementia care standards finalized for MA nursing homes

Nearly two years after Massachusetts lawmakers approved legislation mandating minimum standards for dementia special care units, state regulators Wednesday finalized new rules that will require at least eight hours of initial training for workers in such units, and four additional hours annually. The rules also require that the facilities have at least one “therapeutic activities…

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