The Ecumen Bethany Community in Alexandria, Minn., has received the highest possible overall quality rating of 5 stars from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS). The quality rating system ranges from 1 to 5 stars, with a 5-star rating given to nursing homes that offer exceptional care to their residents. The Five-Star Quality Rating
Rural Minnesota is growing older, and finding health care workers to care for seniors is an ongoing challenge. Ecumen Bethany Community in Alexandria is getting creative in its recruitment efforts, which are highlighted in this recent story in the Echo Press in Alexandria.
Carol Kvidt, Ecumen Regional Director of Operations, was awarded the 2014 Employer of the Year by the Association of Nutrition and Food Service Professionals State Association (ANFP) for her work with the dining staff at Ecumen Bethany Community in Alexandria, Minn. The award was based on Kvidt’s personal contact and support of the dining staff,
Ecumen Bethany Community Adult Day Services in Alexandria, Minn., created a luscious Winter Wonderland Village to celebrate the holidays. The buildings are constructed completely with delicate royal icing. Day Service clients worked with staff and used candies, cookies, goldfish crackers and many other colorful accents to create a village for all to enjoy.