Elizabethtown Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center Receives a Deficiency-Free State Survey

Liberty Healthcare and Rehabilitation Services is proud to announce Elizabethtown Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Elizabethtown, North Carolina received a Deficiency-Free State Survey from the North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation (DHSR).

Receiving a Deficiency-Free State Survey following the state’s rigorous examination is an indicator of excellence and a distinction only a few communities are able to achieve. The amount of effort and dedication it takes to achieve deficiency-free status is tremendous and represents a testament to Liberty’s comprehensive approach to care for residents at Elizabethtown.

The DHSR conducts these unannounced inspections to assess how well a skilled nursing community is complying with applicable laws and regulations meant to ensure residents receive quality care during their stay. The survey usually lasts several days.

The survey reviews the following areas:

  • Resident rights
  • The right to be free from abuse, neglect, and exploitation
  • Admission, transfer and discharge rights
  • Resident assessments
  • Comprehensive resident-centered care plans
  • Quality of life
  • Quality of care
  • Physician services
  • Nursing services
  • Behavioral health services
  • Pharmacy services
  • Laboratory, radiology, and other diagnostic services
  • Dental services
  • Food and nutrition services
  • Specialized rehabilitative services
  • Administration
  • Quality assurance and performance improvement
  • Infection control
  • Physical environment
  • Training requirements
  • Emergency preparedness

Elizabethtown met or exceeded all the rigorous standards the DHSR reviewed during their recent visit.

“Our recent Deficiency-Free State Survey is a reflection of our holistic approach to care,” said Administrator Lori Barrow. “Elizabethtown has a long-standing tradition of providing thoughtful, individualized care to the residents while involving families in their plan of care. The longevity of many employees is a testament to the loyalty and commitment of the staff to our residents. I am so grateful that we have such a caring and supportive team here at Elizabethtown Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.”

To learn more about our rehabilitation and skilled nursing services at Elizabethtown Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, visit our website or call (910) 862-8181.