Lone Tree Retirement Center Receives Highest Possible Annual Survey Score

Artesian Valley Health System is pleased to announce Lone Tree Retirement Center has received a zero-deficiency annual survey from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The HSS & CMS survey is performed annually at all long-term care facilities throughout the U.S. The survey is an intense review by state surveyors to check compliance with all federal requirements. It also helps ensure standards of service delivery and safety are met in the areas of Administration, Nursing, Resident Rights, Dining Services, and the Environment. Tara Ramlochan, AVHS CEO, shared “We are proud of the hard work our staff provides at Lone Tree Retirement Center. The result shows the excellence in residents’ care.”

For more information about the survey and requirements, visit www.cms.gov.

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