Assemblyman praises nursing home

ST. JOHNSVILLE — On Aug. 29, state Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara came to the St. Johnsville Rehabilitation & Nursing Center and presented David Wallace, administrator/executive director, and staff with a legislative citation of merit recognizing the agency for receiving accreditation in Basic Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement for 2016 earlier this year, a news release said.

Santabarbara congratulated Wallace and thanked him for his leadership in ensuring the facility provides quality care to the residents.

QAPI accreditation is evaluated and presented by independent accreditor Providigm.

Santabarbara toured the facility and met with residents and staff.

Wallace and staff expressed their appreciation to the assemblyman for taking time to visit and for recognizing the facility for the care it provides, the news release said.

By Patricia Older

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