Awards and Recognition

Berkshire Healthcare is committed to quality. Year after year, we earn recognition from national quality organizations, but it is the satisfaction of our patients, residents, and families that truly means the most to us. Some of the recent accolades we have received include:

2013

  • Four- and five-star ratings from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Two Gold-Excellence in Quality Awards from the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living; of just five awarded nationwide and only 18 awarded since 1996
  • Our eighth national Silver-Achievement in Quality Award from the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living; one of just four silver awards presented in MA in 2013
  • 19 Excellence in Action Awards, based on MyInnerView patient and employee satisfaction surveys
  • Five-year Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities/Continuing Care Accreditation Commission (CARF-CCAC) accreditation of Kimball Farms, our Life Care Continuing Care Retirement Community
  • Three-year Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP) deficiency-free accreditation for HospiceCare in The Berkshires.

2012

  • Four- and five-star ratings from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Four national Silver Quality Awards from the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living, out of just 10 awarded in Massachusetts and Ohio and 55 honored nationally
  • One Bronze National Quality Award from the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living, so that all our affiliates have received this honor
  • 14 Excellence in Action Awards, based on MyInnerView patient and employee satisfaction surveys
  • Several deficiency-free annual surveys.

2011

  • 4 and 5-star Ratings from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • 3 Silver National Quality Awards from the American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living (out of just 5 awarded in MA and 31 honored nationally)
  • 4 Bronze National Quality Awards from the American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living 
  • 10 Excellence in Action Awards, based on MyInnerView patient and employee satisfaction surveys
  • Several deficiency-free annual surveys

2010

  • 4 and 5-star Ratings from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • 9 Bronze National Quality Awards from the American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living 
  • 3 Excellence in Action Awards, based on MyInnerView patient and employee satisfaction surveys
  • Several deficiency-free annual surveys

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