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Horace G. Fralin 2014 Award Recipent

October 14, 2014
Medical Facilities of America proudly recognizes Megha Sheth, physical therapist at Parham Health and Rehab Center, as our company’s 2014 Horace G. Fralin Employee of the Year Award recipient. This is the highest honor at our company. It is awarded annually to one of the 40 recipients of the individual center’s Employee of the Year. The recipient must be committed to excellence and demonstrate outstanding compassion, leadership, and customer service.

Fast Track Ortho Nationally Recognized

July 29, 2014
Medical Facilities of America recently participated in a workshop at the National Association of Orthopedic Nurses Annual National Conference in Las Vegas, NV. It stemmed from a nearly two-year partnership with Bon Secours Hospital in Richmond, VA for which MFA helped design a program called “Fast Track Ortho.”

Awards Handed Out By Our Health Magazine

July 29, 2014
Congrats to the following centers that were voted by Our Health magazine readers in Southwest Virginia and Southside Virginia as the “Best of” in Healthcare. SWVA Winners: Skilled Nursing Facility Pulaski HRC (Silver) Speech Therapy Pulaski HRC (Gold) Salem HRC (Silver) Comprehensive Rehab (inpatient) Pulaski HRC (Silver) Nursing Home Care Berkshire HRC (Gold) Pulaski HRC (Honorable Mention) Raleigh Court HRC (Honorable Mention) Post-Acute Rehabilitation Services Pulaski HRC (Gold) Salem HRC (Silver) Southside Winners: Skilled Nursing Facility Lynchburg HRC (Gold)

Partnership Makes Certification Easier for Future Nursing Student Assistants in Southwest Virginia

June 20, 2014
From the classroom to the real world, Medical Facilities of America and Total Action for Progress (TAP) have teamed up to help the make certification process easier for future nursing assistants in Southwest Virginia.

An Introduction to our Oral History Program

June 13, 2014

Medical Facilities of America's commitment to achieving excellence in both care and service is at the core of our organizational culture. Finding ways to continuously build relationships that foster and support caring and compassionate environments for those we serve is an energized and passionate focus of our leadership.  

In February of 2013 MFA excitingly launched a new quality of life program designed to capture and preserve our patient’s life stories. Presently over 8500 oral histories have been completed and the program momentum is ongoing.

Staff Plays Role in Recovery of a Man Who Is Telling His Story to Help Drug Abuse Victims

May 22, 2014

Dereck Merrill, a former Raleigh Court Health & Rehabilitation Center patient, was severely injured by a drug overdose. Some doctors suggested it was time to pull the plug, but his family and members of our therapy team knew he had a brighter future ahead.

Our Centers are not for drug rehabilitation. In Dereck’s case, however, our staff saw a man with a severe brain injury and they knew our LifeWorks Rehab program could help. So despite being turned down by dozens of other facilities, he was welcomed into Raleigh Court Health & Rehabilitation Center.

National Nurses Week: Nurses Leading the Way

May 8, 2014

By Cindy Barnett

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month: Communication Disorders are Treatable

April 30, 2014

By: Jaime Smiley

Several Centers Rank on National "Best Nursing Homes of 2014" List

April 30, 2014

U.S. News & World Report released its annual “Best Nursing Homes 2014” list and once again Medical Facilities of America has multiple Centers come out on top. Only about 25% of nursing homes nationwide achieve this honor. We want to congratulate these Centers on the outstanding achievement.

Here’s the list:

Bayside Health & Rehabilitation Center- Virginia Beach, VA

April is Occupational Therapy Month: Helping Others Achieve Success in Everyday Life!

March 28, 2014

By Jaime Smiley

In my 12 years of working with the older population in the skilled nursing setting, there is not a week that goes by that I don’t hear (either personally or from other OTs) a patient state, “I don’t need occupational therapy- I don’t want a job”. Family members often ask, “Why does my mom need to work on job skills?”

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