2017 Fall Leadership Meeting
West Des Moines, IA - November 15, 2017 - Blue Stone Therapy Solutions, the leading specialist in Skilled Nursing Facility therapy services, concluded its second leadership meeting of 2017. All Facility Rehab Directors and Senior Leaders participated in the two day meeting focused on setting goals for 2018, Skilled Nursing Facility & therapy regulations, delivering new clinical services, and providing superior customer satisfaction.
The two day leadership workshop was opened by Doug Johnson, President of Blue Stone Therapy Solutions, who discussed the importance of setting realistic goals for the company, changes that are impacting SNF operators and the company's direction for the future. He spoke passionately about the company's purpose: Building Strength to Enhance Lives and how it relates to the quality of care provided.
"As the leader in SNF therapy services, it's important for us to continue to hone our skills as practitioners. Providing the highest-level of care for the residents in communities we serve will always be our top priority. We invest in our leaders so they can be the local experts at rehabilitation, they are charged with enhancing lives." - Doug Johnson, President.
Theresa McNulty, VP of Operations, presented about the changing landscape in Skilled Nursing Facility therapy services and provided a detailed review of the 2017 business results. She applauded the efforts of the 19 Facility Rehab Directors in attendance and thanked them for bringing on 9 new clients in the last 15 months.
Roxi Evans-Guilloz, VP of Clinical Services, discussed coding and auditing procedures. She unveiled two additional clinical programs designed to prevent falls and improve quality of life for patients. Additionally, Roxi emphasized how strong clinical programming helps deliver the company's purpose: Building Strength to Enhance Lives.
2017 Facility Rehab Director of the Year
"The meeting was a valuable learning experience where we were able to meet with our peers and the Blue Stone leadership team as a whole. We discussed individual and facility goals, program development, and techniques to cultivate our management skills within our departments. It is a great honor to be part of a company that is committed to developing the quality of their services and their staff and whose purpose statement of “Building Strength to Enhance Lives” is demonstrated on a daily basis." - Amanda Rose, Facility Rehab Director of the Year 2017.
"It is amazing to me that ALL management actually knows who we are. Blue Stone Therapy provides the "how and why" of what we need rather than just “go do”. They provide tools for learning and guidance for growth to allow us to provide the best clinical programs and ownership in our team. I left the meeting feeling refreshed about why I do my job." - Anna, Facility Rehab Director.
"What I most think about when I reflect on Blue Stone Therapy Solutions that it is TRULY about patient centered care. We never forget the patient is first and live by the philosophy we can do something for everyone, no matter how big or small. We impact the patient or family in a dramatically different way than our own interpretation or reaction." - Jennifer, Facility Rehab Director.
ABOUT BLUE STONE THERAPY SOLUTIONS:
Headquartered in West Des Moines, Blue Stone Therapy Solutions is Iowa’s leading specialist in SNF therapy services. The company was founded in 2009 and provides Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Language Pathology to Skilled Nursing Facilities in the Midwest.