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BEACON BROOK RECOGNIZED BY WOUND CARE SPECIALISTS WITH AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING WOUND MANAGEMENT PERFORMANCE

BEACON BROOK RECOGNIZED BY WOUND CARE SPECIALISTS WITH AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING WOUND MANAGEMENT PERFORMANCE

Naugatuck, CT, June 2, 2021– Beacon Brook has received a Center of Excellence Certificate, awarded by Wound Care Specialists, LLC, Connecticut’s largest provider of post-acute and long-term care wound management services.

Leaders, physicians and clinicians from Beacon Brook and Wound Care Specialists gathered today to celebrate the Center of Excellence award. The Center of Excellence Certificate is given to skilled nursing facilities in the Wound Care Specialists network that have demonstrated outstanding wound management performance for a minimum of twelve consecutive months.

Lorrie Belmonte, RN Dr. Anand Dave Ellen MacDonald, RN

Beacon Brook is a member of the Wound Care Specialists network of over 120 client skilled nursing facilities, with access to benchmarking data and proven experience. Beacon Brook offers highly specialized wound care to patients with acute and chronic wounds.

The Center of Excellence Certificate is awarded to skilled nursing facilities that meet the following criteria:

  • Average days to heal of less than 30 over a one year period
  • Dedicated facility wound nurse who conducts rounds led by a Wound Care Specialists provider
  • PT/OT department providing one or more adjuvant wound healing modalities
  • Registered dietician on staff
  • Quarterly review of wound healing outcome data
  • Facility acquired pressure ulcer rate at or less than state average during reporting period

“We are honored to award Beacon Brook with a Center of Excellence Certificate for their outstanding wound management performance, said Jonathan Brenes, COO of Wound Care Specialists. “Our partnership with Beacon Brook  has demonstrated a commitment to advancing the treatment, healing and prevention of acute and chronic wounds.”

Wound Care Specialists, LLC

Headquartered in Farmington, CT, Wound Care Specialists, LLC is Connecticut’s largest group practice providing post-acute and long-term care wound management services. Wound Care Specialists provides a collaborative, patient-focused and physician-led wound program concentrated on early detection, prevention and specialized treatment of wounds.

For more information, please visit www.wcspecialists.com.

June 2, 2021 Athena News
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