Medicalodges Gardner former Director of Nursing Teresa Coover poses with Medicalodges’ Bronze Commitment to Quality award. Coover was recently promoted to Medicalodges Regional Nurse Consultant. Submitted photo

Medicalodges Gardner has been recognized as a 2011 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality, National Quality Award for its outstanding performance in the health care profession.  The award, presented by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), highlights facilities across the nation that have demonstrated their intention to pursue a rigorous quality improvement system.
“This award signifies a great commitment to quality care and an important step in raising the standards of sustainable, person-centered care and services,” says former Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson, President and CEO of AHCA/NCAL.  “We congratulate Medicalodges Gardner on their achievement.”
The award was presented to Medicalodges Gardner during the AHCA/NCAL’s 62nd Annual Convention and Exposition, September 18-21, 2011 in Las Vegas, NV.
Medicalodges, Inc. Regional Vice President Kathy Lantz states, “We are so very proud of each and every staff member of Medicalodges Eudora. Their commitment to the delivery of quality care for our residents makes it an honor and pleasure to be affiliated with such a wonderful group of people.”
Medicalodges Gardner is located at 223 Bedford St., Gardner.