Jennifer Henderson, executive director, receives the award from Mark Davis, vice president of Eastern Operations

On Aug. 14, 2017, Life Care Centers of America presented Ridgeview Terrace of Life Care in Rutledge, Tennessee, with the Facility of the Year Award for its Eastern Division.


The award was presented during the company’s annual management meeting at its headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee. It recognized the facility as the premier location in the division, which includes 38 skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities in Tennessee, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.


Criteria for this award include excellent customer service, a strong activities department, an active volunteer program and involvement in the community.


Ridgeview Terrace, under the leadership of Executive Director Jennifer Henderson, was praised for maintaining a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for the last 18 months. It also achieved a deficiency-free annual state survey in 2017.


“We congratulate Jennifer and her team of associates who, together, have developed such a strong facility,” said Beecher Hunter, Life Care president. “The residents and rehab patients at Ridgeview Terrace of Life Care are the real winners as they benefit from the works of love performed by the team every day.”