The American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) is proud to honor Peggy Farrington, Administrator of Saint Joseph’s Rehabilitation and Residence in Portland, ME as a 2016 recipient of the ACHCA Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award. Saint Joseph’s Rehabilitation & Residence is managed by Covenant Health.
The award, named in memory of visionary ACHCA member Eli Pick, recognizes administrators whose teams have achieved dimensions of organizational quality that few others have been able to reach. Two hundred and eighty-eight administrators were awarded leadership awards nationally.
Peggy was one of 247 recipients who received the Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award with virtual recognition. This award recognizes the administrator of record who provided leadership throughout the award year. Eligibility for this award is based on three years of skilled nursing facility (SNF) survey data, including the Health, Fire (Life Safety), and Complaint Surveys, as well as top quartile performance on designated Quality Measures. The criteria also included an 80% or greater facility occupancy and a three-year avoidance of a Special Focus Facility status.