Awards and Recognition

Hillcrest Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is committed to delivering high-quality care. We are accredited by The Joint Commission with the Gold Seal of Approval™ and have earned a deficiency-free state survey during our annual Department of Health inspection.

Recent Recognition and Awards

Year after year, we earn recognition from national quality organizations, but it is the satisfaction of our patients, residents, and families that truly means the most to us. Some of the recent accolades we have received include:

  • The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval™ accreditation
  • 2017 – Silver – Achievement in Quality National Quality Award from the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL)
  • 2017 – 5 Star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
  • 2015 – My InnerView survey “Excellence in Action” award for Employee Satisfaction for the second year in a row

Top 20% of Facilities Nationwide in Patient Satisfaction

In 2015, positive feedback on National Research Corporation’s My InnerView survey placed Hillcrest Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in the top 20% in the nation for customer satisfaction for the fifth year in a row.

Committed to Excellence

National Research Corporation’s 2014-2015 “Excellence in Action” award for Employee Satisfaction, ranking Hillcrest Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation Center among the top 10 percent nationally with respect to how highly employees would recommend as a place to work.

National Quality Award

American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) Quality Awards – 2017 Silver – Achievement in Quality

Hillcrest Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation Center was one of just nine centers in Massachusetts to earn a 2017 Silver Award. Only 191 facilities nationwide achieved this distinction in 2017.

The AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award is a progressive three-step process that encourages continuous learning and development of integrated quality systems to achieve performance excellence. Each progressive step requires a more detailed and comprehensive demonstration of quality integration and performance. The criteria for each step is based on the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program’s core values and concepts.

Silver – Achievement in Quality: Applicants who receive the Silver award provide an extensive assessment of their systematic approaches, performance measures, and sustainable organizational and process results that are linked to the key customer requirements, success factors, and challenges they identified in previously earning the Bronze – Commitment to Quality award.