November 18, 2021 – Long Beach, CA – Windsor Gardens Care Center of Long Beach, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center located in Long Beach, California, was recognized by the Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG), the Medicare Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) for Arizona and California for achieving higher-than-average COVID vaccination rates among their staff and residents.
Earlier this year, HSAG launched the Full Speed Ahead! program to assist skilled nursing facilities with improving COVID-19 vaccination rates among residents and staff. Care centers can access tools and resources on the HSAG COVID-19 vaccine webpage, view HSAG’s on-demand virtual education sessions, and receive direct assistance from HSAG Quality Improvement Specialists. Skilled nursing facilities that achieve high vaccination rates are recognized through the HSAG recognition program.
Windsor Gardens of Long Beach exceeded a 75% staff COVID-19 vaccination rate for four consecutive weeks during the third quarter of 2021, and a 90% resident vaccination rate during the same time period.
“HSAG recognizes the tremendous effort taken to increase COVID-19 vaccinations,” says Simi Williams, Quality Improvement Specialist, Health Services Advisory Group. “Thank you for being a leader in this important effort to protect staff members, residents, and communities.”
“We are honored to receive this recognition from Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG),” says Rodolfo “Jun” Cosme, Administrator at Windsor Long Beach. “This recognition will simply validate Windsor Gardens Care Center of Long Beach commitment to provide the quality of care for our residents and a safe environment for all.”