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Skilled Nursing Facility Achieves Deficiency-Free Survey

Carlyle Place, Atrium Health Navicent is pleased to announce the recent deficiency- free survey its Harrington House skilled nursing center. The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) conducted its annual survey April 30 - May 3, 2018.

DCH inspects nursing homes every nine to 15 months to assess compliance with federal and state standards of care, such as adequacy of staffing, quality of care and safety measures. Surveys are unannounced and conducted by a team of healthcare professionals. A vast array of potential quality issues is covered, including a detailed review of records and interviews with residents and loved ones. A deficiency-free survey reflects substantial compliance with a multitude of regulations enacted by the government to ensure the highest level of resident well-being.

"This achievement not only reflects the excellence of care provided at Carlyle Place, but is a reflection of the excellent teamwork that takes place within our facility. This achievement is shared by dining, housekeeping, maintenance, and nursing. Ongoing communication between departments is one of our keys to success. Because everyone is always looking out for the well-being of our residents, their stay is of the highest quality possible," said Dawn Dunbar, Director of Health Center Services for Carlyle Place, Atrium Health Navicent.

"The staff at Carlyle Place goes beyond the call of duty, not only in quality of care but for quality of life. We are all proud of this achievement," said Tom Rockenbach, Chief Administrative Officer for Carlyle Place, Atrium Health Navicent.

Carlyle Place, Atrium Health Navicent is a not-for-profit Life Plan Community for seniors over the age of 62 who seek an active, independent lifestyle with the added security of on-site healthcare should their needs change. Carlyle Place is located on a 58-acre campus on Zebulon Road, which includes 60 garden homes, 167 apartment homes as well as assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing care areas. Carlyle Place employs over 200 passionate staff members who work together to provide a quality lifestyle for residents.

About Atrium Health Navicent

Atrium Health Navicent was incorporated on November 17, 1994, as a nonprofit corporation whose primary purpose is to coordinate The Medical Center, Navicent Health and other affiliated entities in their mission of providing a comprehensive continuum of high quality, reasonably priced healthcare services to the region. Atrium Health Navicent has 970 beds for medical, surgical, rehabilitation and hospice purposes. The health system includes The Medical Center, Navicent Health, a nationally recognized tertiary teaching hospital; Atrium Health Navicent Beverly Knight Olson Children's Hospital, the region's only dedicated pediatric hospital; Atrium Health Navicent Baldwin and Medical Center of Peach County, Atrium Health Navicent, both rural hospitals; Rehabilitation Hospital, Atrium Health Navicent, the region's oldest and most experienced rehabilitation provider; Pine Pointe, Atrium Health Navicent, which provides palliative and hospice care in homes and in its facility; Carlyle Place, Atrium Health Navicent, the area's first continuing care retirement community; Navicent Health Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Atrium Health Navicent; as well as diagnostic and home care services. For more information, please visit

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