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Award Applications/Information

  • 2020 Ms. GHCA Pageant Packet
  • 2020 Media Packet (Includes application information for the Terry J. Bryant Media Awards, National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW) tools and resources, and information on the GA Golden Olympics) 


2019 Award Winners

2019 AHCA/NCAL Silver Quality Award Winners
Azalealand Nursing Home - Savannah, GA
Calhoun Nursing Home - Edison, GA
Chelsey Park Health & Rehabilitation - Dahlonega, GA
Hartwell Health & Rehabilitation - Hartwell, GA
Miller Nursing Home - Colquitt, GA
Oxley Park Health & Rehabilitation - Lyons, GA
Townsend Park Health & Rehabilitation - Cartersville, GA


2019 AHCA/NCAL Bronze Quality Award Winners
A
rchway Transitional Care Center - Macon, GA
Azalea Health & Rehabilitation - Metter, GA
BayView Nursing & Rehabilitation - Nahunta, GA
Berman Commons - Dunwoody, GA
Cook Senior Living Center - Adel, GA
Eastview Nursing Center - Macon, GA
Gibson Health & Rehabilitation - Gibson, GA
Magnolia Manor Nursing Center - Americus, GA
Magnolia Manor of Columbus East - Columbus, GA
​Magnolia Manor of Columbus Assisted Living - Columbus, GA
​Miona Geriatric & Dementia Center - Ideal, GA
​NHC at Rossville - Rossville, GA
Orchard Health and Rehabilitation - Pulaski, GA
Pinewood Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center - Hawkinsville, GA
PruittHealth - Austell - Austell, GA
PruittHealth - Covington - Covington, GA
PruittHealth - Decatur - Decatur, GA
PruittHealth - Forsyth - Forsyth, GA
PruittHealth - Griffin - Griffin, GA
PruittHealth - Holly Hill - Valdosta, GA
PruittHealth - Jasper - Jasper, GA
PruittHealth - Lanier - Buford, GA
PruittHealth - Macon - Macon, GA
PruittHealth - Marietta - Marietta, GA
PruittHealth - Palmyra - Albany, GA
PruittHealth - Sunrise - Moultrie, GA
Roberta Health and Rehabilitation - Roberta, GA
Scott Health and Rehabilitation - Adrian, GA
Sparta Health & Rehabilitation, Sparta, GA
Summerhill Senior Living Community - Perry, GA
The Cohen Home - Alpharetta, GA
The Oaks at Scenic View - Baldwin, GA
The Oaks at Carrollton Assisted Living - Carrollton, GA
The Oaks Nursing Home. Inc. - Marshallville, GA
The Oaks - Athens - Athens, GA
The Oaks - Bethany - Vidalia, GA
The Oaks - Limestone - Gainesville, GA
The Oaks - Scenic View - Baldwin, GA
Thomson Manor - Thomson, GA
Wellstar Paulding Nursing Center - Dallas, GA 


2019 Administrator of the Year
Michele Kittles, PruittHealth – Fairburn
 

2019 New Administrator of the Year
John “Bo” Dalton, Comer Health and Rehabilitation


​2019 Executive Director of the Year
KathyJo Gordon, Stone Brooke Suites

RN of the Year
Jane Martin, Treutlen County Health and Rehabilitation

LPN of the Year
Lurline Kemokai, Jonesboro Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

CNA of the Year
Marchell Wright, Magnolia Manor of Marion County

Social Service Professional of the Year
Kelly Archer, Heritage Inn Health & Rehabilitation

Activity Professional of the Year
Sandra Ross, Wellstar Florence Hand Home

Activity Assistant of the Year
Shirley Carter, Twin Oaks Convalescent Center
 

2019 Georgia Quality Award Winning Centers
Azalealand Nursing & Rehab
Church Home LifeSpring Rehabilitation & Healthcare
Westbury Conyers
Westbury McDonough
Magnolia Manor of Columbus West
Magnolia Manor of Marion County
Cook Senior Living Center
Four County Health & Rehabilitation
Fort Gaines Health & Rehabilitation
Treutlen County Health & Rehabilitation
 

Terry J. Bryant Media Award Winners
Community Involvement:
First Place - Westbury Health & Rehab - McDonough
Second Place - Twin Fountains Home Wellstar   
Third Place - Westbury Health & Rehab - Conyers

Group Volunteer of the Year - Sarah Thornton & Perry Smith from Bolingreen Healthcare Center

Individual Volunteer of the Year - Bert Bork, Delmar Gardens of Smyrna

Teen Volunteer of the Year - Sabina Ajjan from Carlyle Place, Navicent Health

Media Innovator Award - Westbury Medical Care & Rehab

Print or Digital Newsletter:
First Place - Twin Fountains Home Wellstar
Second Place - Westbury Health & Rehab - Conyers
Third Place - Brightmoor Nursing Center

Newspaper Article:
First Place - Twin Fountains Home Wellstar
Second Place - Westbury Medical Care & Rehab
Third Place - Dade Health & Rehab

Photo in a Newspaper:
First Place - Westbury Health & Rehab - McDonough
Second Place - Dade Health & Rehab
Third Place - Magnolia Manor Columbus West

Social Media Star - Church Home Rehabilitation & Healthcare

Television Coverage - Magnolia Manor Columbus West


2018 Award Winners

2018 Leadership Excellence Award Recipient
Brian Hart, Elberta Healthcare
 
2018 Leadership Innovation Award Recipient
Mary Helton, A. G. Rhodes Health and Rehab
 
2018 Leadership in Public Confidence Award Recipient
Bill Davis, Crossroads Medical Management
 
2018 Emergency Preparedness Champion in Long Term Care
John Stokes, Ethica
 
2018 Environmental Services Champion of Long Term Care
Connie Moya, Scott Health and Rehabilitation

2018 AHCA/NCAL Gold Quality Award Winner
Comer Health and Rehabilitation




2018 AHCA/NCAL Silver Quality Award Winner
Arrowhead Health & Rehab - Jonesboro, GA
Bainbridge Health and Rehab - Bainbridge, GA
Brighton Gardens of Buckhead - Atlanta, GA
​Evergreen Health and Rehab - Rome, GA

High Shoals Health and Rehabilitation - Bishop, GA
Jesup Health and Rehab - Jesup, GA
Riverside Health & Rehabilitation - Thomaston, GA
Sunrise at Five Forks - Lilburn, GA
Sunrise at Huntcliff Summit - Sandy Springs, GA
Treutlen County Health and Rehabilitation - Soperton, GA
Twin View Health and Rehab - Twin City, GA



2018 AHCA/NCAL Bronze Quality Award Winners

Boswell Parker Health & Rehabilitation - Greensboro, GA
Calhoun Nursing Home - Edison, GA
Chaplinwood Health and Rehabilitation - Milledgeville, GA
Chelsey Park Health & Rehabilitation - Dahlonega, GA
Dawson Health & Rehabilitation - Dawson, GA
Elberta Healthcare - Warner Robins, GA
Greene Point Health and Rehabilitation - Union Point, GA
Heart of GA Nursing Home - Eastman, GA
Magnolia Manor of Columbus West - Columbus, GA
Mattie H. Marshall - Americus, GA
Meadows Park Health and Rehabilitation - Vidalia, GA
Miller Nursing Home - Colquitt, GA
Montezuma Health and Rehabilitation - Montezuma, GA
Oxley Park Health and Rehabilitation - Lyons, GA
PruittHealth - Lakehaven - Valdosta, GA
PruittHealth -Toomsboro - Toomsboro, GA
Sparks Inn Assisted Living - Union City, GA
Stevens Park Health and Rehab - Augusta, GA
Stone Brooke Suites - Gray, GA
Summer's Landing of Warner Robins - Warner Robins, GA
Syl-View Rehabilitation and Memory Care Center - Sylvania, GA
Taylor County Health and Rehabilitation - Butler, GA
The William Breman Jewish Home - Atlanta, GA
Waycross Health & Rehabilitation - Waycross, GA
Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center - Port Wentworth, GA
Wynfield Park Health & Rehab - Albany, GA



 

2018 Administrator of the Year
David Galloway, Brightmoor Nursing Center


2018 Executive Director of the Year
Mary Smith, The Oaks Personal Care Home


2018 New Administrator of the Year
Cynlenthia Muniz, Dawson Health and Rehabilitation


2018 CNA of the Year
Vickie Mathis, A.G. Rhodes Health & Rehab Atlanta


2018 LPN of the Year
Jackie Sampson-Lockhart, Magnolia Manor of Marion County


2018 RN of the Year
Fannie Hannor, Magnolia Manor of Marion County


2018 Activity Director of the Year
Alene Cox, Pelham Parkway Nursing Home


2018 Social Worker of the Year
Bobby Taylor, Harborview Health Systems of Thomaston 

 

2018 Ms. Georgia Health Care Association
Sheryl Reese of Macon Rehabilitation & Healthcare



Terry J. Bryant Media Award Winner

2017 Award Winners

2017 Leadership Excellence Award Winner
Kathryn McCurley, Hart Care Center, Inc.

2017 Leadership in Innovation Award Winner
Hill Fort, Magnolia Manor, Inc.

2017 Leadership in Public Confidence Award Winner
Lisa Davies, Ethica

2017 Emergency Preparedness Champion of the Year
Patsy Arline, Reliable Health & Rehabilitation at Lakewood

2017 Environmental/Engineering Services Champions of the Year
Wesley Reems & Shanda Wood, Brightmoor Health Care

2017 Georgia Quality Award Winners
Bolingreen Health & Rehabilitation

Calhoun Nursing Home
Cook Senior Living
Magnolia Manor - Columbus West
Miller Nursing Home
Oakview Health & Rehabilitation
Reliable Health & Rehabilitation at Lakewood
The Oaks - Bethany
The Oaks - Limestone
Treutlen County Health and Rehabilitation
Westbury McDonough, LLC

Georgia's 2017 AHCA/NCAL Silver Quality Award Winners
Bolingreen Health & Rehabilitation - Macon, GA
Brighton Gardens of Dunwoody - Atlanta, GA
Eagle Health & Rehabilitation - Statesboro, GA
Fort Gaines Health & Rehabilitation - Fort Gaines, GA
Fort Valley Health & Rehabilitation - Fort Valley, GA
GraceMore Nursing and Rehab - Brunswick, GA
Heritage Inn of Barnesville - Barnesville, GA
Lillian Carter Health & Rehabilitation - Plains, GA
Lynn Haven Health & Rehabilitation - Gray, GA
Magnolia Manor of Marion County - Buena Vista, GA
Scepter Senior Living - Snellville, GA
Social Circle Nursing & Rehabilitation Center - Social Circle, GA

Georgia's 2017 AHCA/NCAL Bronze Quality Award Winners
Ansley Park Health and Rehabilitation - Newnan, GA
Appling Nursing and Rehabilitation Pavilion - Baxley, GA
Avalon Health & Rehabilitation - Newnan, GA
Brentwood Health and Rehabilitation - Waynesboro, GA
Cherry Blossom Health and Rehabilitation - Macon, GA
Church Home Rehabilitation and Healthcare, LLC - Fort Valley, GA
High Shoals Health and Rehabilitation - Bishop, GA
Jonesboro Assisted Living Center - Jonesboro, GA
Jonesboro Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, LLC - Jonesboro, GA
Lake City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, LLC - Lake City, GA
Magnolia Manor of St. Mary's - St. Mary's, GA
Magnolia Manor of St. Simons Assisted Living - St. Simons Island, GA
Newnan Health and Rehabilitation - Newnan, GA
NHC HealthCare, Fort Oglethorpe - Fort Oglethorpe, GA
Oakview Health and Rehabilitation - Summerville, GA
Oconee Health and Rehabilitation - Oconee, GA
PruittHealth-Augusta - Augusta, GA

2017 Administrator of the Year 
Jackie Pittman, McDonough Health & Rehabilitation 


2017 Executive Director of the Year
Hudie Langston, ALF Christian City


2017 New Administrator of the Year
Pam Williams, 5th Avenue Health & Rehabilitation 

2017 CNA of the Year
Lucille Moses


2017 LPN of the Year
Brenda Roberts


2017 RN of the Year
Tammy Gurley


2017 Social Worker of the Year
Tabitha Johnson, Wood Dale Health & Rehab



2017 Ms. Georgia Health Care Association
Virginia Gordon, Brightmoor Nursing Center
 


2016 Award Winners

2016 Leadership Excellence Award Winner
Toni Davis

2016 Leadership Innovation Award Winner
Brian Hart

2016 Leadership in Public Confidence Winner
Barbara Mitchell

2016 Activity Director of the Year
Shondrella Little

2016 Social Worker of the Year
Tonya White-Harris

2016 RN of the Year
Patricia Pitts

2016 LPN of the Year
Emma Tucker

2016 CNA of the Year
LaSkita Taylor

2016 Ms. Georgia Health Care Association
Ms. Joann Blackwell, Chestnut Ridge

2016 Administrator of the Year
Kerry Smith

2016 Executive Director of the Year
Kim Pitsenbarger

Georgia’s 2016 AHCA/NCAL Silver Quality Award Winners
Comer Health and Rehabilitation – Comer, GA
Ridgewood Manor Health and Rehabilitation – Dalton, GA
Regency Park Health & Rehabilitation – Dalton, GA
PruittHealth Bethany – Millen, GA
PruittHealth Brookhaven – Atlanta, GA
Sunrise of Decatur – Decatur, GA
Pine Knoll Nursing and Rehabilitation – Carrollton, GA
Sunrise at Webb Gin – Lawrenceville, GA
Sunrise of Johns Creek – Johns Creek, GA

Georgia’s 2016 AHCA/NCAL Bronze Quality Award Winners
Zebulon Park Health and Rehabilitation – Macon, GA
Hartwell Health and Rehabilitation – Hartwell, GA
A.G. Rhodes Health & Rehabilitation – Atlanta, GA
Golden LivingCenter – Tifton, GA
Shamrock Nursing and Rehabilitation Center – Dublin, GA
PruittHealth – Sylvester, GA
The Fountainview Center for Alzheimer’s Disease – Atlanta, GA
Townsend Park Health and Rehabilitation – Cartersville, GA
Oaks Bethany Skilled Nursing – Vidalia, GA
Magnolia Manor on the Coast - Richmond Hill, GA
Vero Health and Rehab of Wadley – Wadley, GA
Golden LivingCenter Kennestone – Marietta, GA
Scepter Personal Care Center – Snellville, GA
Senior Care Center - St. Marys, GA
Azalealand Nursing Home – Savannah, GA
Reliable Health and Rehab at Lakewood – Atlanta, GA
Twin Oaks Convalescent Center – Alma, GA
Golden LivingCenter Dunwoody – Atlanta, GA
Glenn-Mor Nursing Home – Thomasville, GA
Rehabilitation Center of South Georgia – Tifton, GA
Folkston Park – Folkston, GA

2016 Georgia Quality Award Recipients
William Breman Jewish Center – Atlanta, GA
Gray Health & Rehabilitation – Gray, GA
PruittHealth Sylvester – Sylverster, GA
The Oaks at Limestone – Gainesville, GA
Fort Gaines Health and Rehabilitation – Fort Gaines, GA
Magnolia Manor of Marion County – Buena Vista, GA
PruittHealth - Fort Oglethorpe – Norcross, GA

2016 Terry J. Bryant Media Award Winners
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Total Community Involvement

  • 1st Place:  Twin Fountain Home
  • 2nd Place:  Gray Health & Rehabilitation
  • 3rd Place:  Florence Hand Home

Out of House Newsletter
  • 1st Place:  Florence Hand Home – “The Golden Scoop”

In House Newsletter
  • 1st Place:  Twin Fountains Home – “Spotlight Newsletter”
  • 2nd Place:  Brightmoor Nursing Center – “Brightmoor Bulletin”
  • 3rd Place:  Westbury Health & Rehabilitation Center of Conyers – “The Voice”

MEDIA AWARDS

Published Photo
  • 1st Place:  Gilmer Nursing Home published by Times-Courier, “Jolly St. Nick is in the house!”
  • 2nd Place:  PruittHealth – Bethany published by The Millen News, “PruittHealth – Bethany residents enjoy Halloween”
  • 3rd Place:  Brightmoor Nursing Center published by Senior Life in Georgia “Veterans Day”

Newspaper Article
  • 1st Place:  Bryan County Health & Rehabilitation Center published by Richmond Hill Reflections, “A Hundred Autumns”
  • 2nd Place:  PruittHealth – Valdosta published by Valdosta Daily Times, “Wish comes true for elder care resident”
  • 3rd Place:  PruittHealth – Bethany published by The Millen News, “PruittHealth – Bethany residents take flight!”

Television
  • 1st Place:  Summerhill Senior Living Community
  • 2nd Place:  Riverview Health & Rehabilitation Center
  • 3rd Place:  Westbury Health & Retirement of Conyers


Teen Group Volunteer of the Year
Jenkins High School’s Warrior Council for Riverview Health & Rehabilitation Center

Group Volunteer of the Year
Auxiliary for Magnolia Manor of Marion County

Volunteer of the Year
Soundra Willingham for Westbury of McDonough

2016 Education & Research Foundation Scholarship Recipients
Damaris Contreras, Regency Park Health & Rehab
Haley Demmon, Green Acres Health & Rehab
William Wilkerson, Northridge Health & Rehab
Helen Durden, Eagle Health & Rehab
Katie Carr, Ethica Health & Rehab
Marie Remy, Westbury Health & Rehab McDonough
Shenita Bray, Pinewood Nursing Home
Sintrania James, Senior Care Center - St. Mary’s
Darlene Tarantine, Jonesboro Nursing & Rehab
Leazie Burton-Smith, Lee County Health & Rehab
Karen Dudley, Westbury Health & Rehab McDonough
Vickie Udumah, Westbury Health & Rehab McDonough
Evelyn Amaka, Westbury Health & Rehab McDonough
Barbara Byantolo, Westbury Health & Rehab McDonough
Natasha Drummond, Westbury Health & Rehab McDonough
Vicki Ryan, Westbury Health & Rehab McDonough
Carleta Albertie, Senior Care Center - St. Mary’s