Bradley, IL (PRWEB) August 09, 2013
Heritage Woods of Mt. Vernon – a BMA affordable assisted living community – has been awarded a deficiency-free survey by the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS).
The community, which is located at 1033 S. 42nd St. in Mt. Vernon, Illinois, serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who need some help to maintain their independence.
HFS is responsible for regulating Heritage Woods and other communities that operate through the Illinois Supportive Living Program.
During the annual survey process, representatives from the state department visited Heritage Woods to conduct a detailed review of all aspects of the community's operations, including the physical plant, nursing and ancillary services, maintenance, food service, and disaster preparedness. The survey process also included interviews with residents.
Heritage Woods received the recognition after earning the deficiency-free score on its 2013 Healthcare and Family Services survey. The perfect survey results reflect efforts the community makes to meet industry standards and regulations while continuing to put residents first.
"Our emphasis at Heritage Woods is on helping residents maintain as much independence as possible for as long as possible by providing love, compassion and dignity in addition to the care and assistance they need," says Dennis Krupp, Director of Marketing for Heritage Woods of Mt. Vernon.
“As an affordable assisted living community," he says, "we are proud of
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