Prairie View in Sanborn received three nominations, according to Governor Branstad’s office, all of which were received from family members of current or former residents. The nominations credited the Prairie View staff with enhancing the highest quality of life for the residents by genuinely caring for them, even describing Prairie View as being like “an extended family”, praising the facility’s administration and staff for their commitment to providing services that insure the best individual care for the resident, while maintaining open and informed communication with family members or representatives.
Prairie View Administrator Wendy Nelson said that being nominated by the residents families is truly humbling, and she thanked all those who nominated Prairie View for the award.
Governor Branstad is scheduled to present the award to Prairie View at 2 pm on Thursday, August 21st at the Prairie View facility in Sanborn. Nelson says the public is cordially invited to this event.
In addition to Prairie View, Friendship Haven in Fort Dodge and Woodland Terrace in Waverly will also be receiving 2014 Governor’s Award for Quality Care in Health Care Facilities, according to the Governor’s Office.