Programs and Initiatives

2018 Annual Program Directors Meeting

Paragon Rehabilitation recently celebrated our 12th annual Program Directors Meeting in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Over the course of three days, guest speakers discussed topics pertinent to Paragon’s goals and mission. Among these speakers were Cynthia Morton, Executive Vice President of NASL, who provided a Washington Policy update, and Jane Moffett, Chief Product Officer of Casamba, who discussed PDPM Strategies.

Leaders gathered to participate in a wide variety of team-building exercises in the form of Breakout Sessions and Wellness Events. Attendees also received awards for outstanding service for the campus they were representing, such as “Clinical Program of The Year”, “Passionate Provider” and “Falls Prevention Awareness Day”.

Breakout Sessions included covered a variety of topics such as management techniques for therapy program directors, a home office trade show, therapy and the five-star rating system, falls assessment and intervention, and therapy in relation to wound care.

In addition to these sessions, attendees got to stretch their legs with a few wellness events. One event included walking and running teams who got to explore everything from downtown Fort Wayne to monuments, historic landmarks, historic restaurants, and pubs for a 2.5 mile stretch.

As our leaders returned to their campuses, many of them did so with awards to share. Congratulations to the following recipients; we can’t wait to see what the future holds!

Passionate Provider Award: Brenda Stetter, St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper, IN
Passionate Provider Award: Victoria Campbell, Westminster Village in Muncie, IN
Community Spirit Award: Kristi Machunas, Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover, IN
Generous Servants Award: Brightmoor Health Care in Griffin, GA
Heart of Gold Award: Tammy Summey, Mountainview Nursing Home in Spartanburg, SC
Falls Prevention Awareness Day – 3rd Place: River Terrace Health Campus in Madison, INFalls Prevention Awareness Day – 2nd Place: Ashford Place Health Campus in Shelbyville, IN
Falls Prevention Awareness Day – 1st Place: Westbury McDonough, LLC in McDonough, GA
Encouraging Expression in Therapy – 3rd Place: Western Kentucky Veterans Center in Hanson, KY
Encouraging Expression in Therapy -2nd Place: Triple Creek Health Campus in Colerain, OH
Encouraging Expression in Therapy – 1st Place: Wellbrooke of South Bend in South Bend, IN
Senior Health and Wellness Day – 3rd Place: Hancock Park Rehab & Nursing Center in Quincy, MA Senior Health and Wellness Day – 2nd Place: RidgeWood Health Campus in Lawrenceburg, IN
Senior Health and Wellness Day – 1st Place: Clearvista Lake Health Campus in Indianapolis, IN
Clinical Program of the Year – North: Orchard Grove in Romeo, MI
Clinical Program of the Year – South: Amber Manor Care Center in Petersburg, IN
Program of the Year: Greenleaf Health Campus in Elkhart, IN
Area of the Year: Lisa Shultz

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