The Board of Directors of the Northern Virginia Health Center Commission is recognizing and congratulating the employees of the Birmingham Green nursing facility for receiving a top award for quality of care from the U.S. Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
At its July 19 meeting, the board also recognized the employees of the assisted living facilities - Willow Oaks and The District Home - at Birmingham Green for the excellent care as documented by recent Virginia Department of Social Services evaluations.
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid awarded the facility a 5-star rating, considering it one of the best in the nation.
In its resolution, the board expressed congratulations and thanks to employees of the Manassas, VA-based Birmingham Green family of organizations for their efforts on behalf of the residents while declaring July 19, Employee Appreciation Day.
Birmingham Green is a regional long-term care facility operating since 1926 and serving Northern Virginia. The human services agencies of the City of Alexandria, along with Prince William, Fauquier, Fairfax and Loudoun counties refer residents in need of the unique services provided on the Birmingham Green campus.
Birmingham Green CEO David Rumford, said: “We are so honored to be recognized for the hard work that goes on here 24 hours per day, seven days a week.”
Alexandria is one of the regional jurisdictions that shares ownership of Birmingham Green and has membership on its board. Carol Layer, assistant director of the Department of Community and Human Services and Director of the Center for Adult Services, is representative to the board, and Suzanne Chis, acting director, Department of Community and Human Services, is the alternate.