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Reddish named Southeast Division Director of Nursing of the Year

Loren Reddish, director of nursing at Life Care Center of Hilliard

Loren Reddish, director of nursing at Life Care Center of Hilliard, Florida, was named Director of Nursing of the Year for Life Care Centers of America’s Southeast Division on April 9, 2018.

The award was given during Life Care’s annual Directors of Nursing Meeting held at the company’s headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee. It is given to the DON in each of Life Care’s divisions who best demonstrates outstanding qualities in several areas...

Life Care Center of Hilliard leader wins divisional President’s Award

Tony Rimmer, executive director

On Aug. 14, 2017, Life Care Centers of America honored Tony Rimmer, executive director at Life Care Center of Hilliard, Florida, with one of two President’s Awards for its Southeast Division.

The President’s Award, given during Life Care’s annual management meeting at its headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee, recognizes distinguished service in a long-term health care management role....

Life Care Center of Hilliard earns perfect score on state survey

Life Care Center of Hilliard sign

Life Care Center of Hilliard, Florida, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility, recently achieved a deficiency-free state survey.

To pass the state survey each year, nursing facilities must meet hundreds of criteria. These address not only nursing care and resident safety, but also patients’ rights, food services, administration and the facility’s environment.

Whatever It Takes And Then Some June 2016 winners

Billy Schmelzer, certified occupational therapist at Life Care Center of Hilliard, Florida, takes extra steps to encourage her patients. Schmelzer takes note of what her patients are interested in and comes up with ideas that they would enjoy while still helping with their therapy. She made a fishing game for a patient who was an avid fisherman, bought a cat puzzle for a patient who loved cats and created a matching game with old movie stars whom patients would recognize.

Life Care Center of Hilliard recognizes the fight against breast cancer

Tracey Green, ward clerk and breast cancer survivor, in the middle of a living ribbon of associates and health students

October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and as a facility, we at Life Care Center of Hilliard, Florida, have treated patients with breast cancer.

We also have a co-worker who is a survivor. Tracey Green has been cancer-free for one year, and she let us be involved in her journey to recovery. We shared tears and joy as she faced the hard times and then the healing.