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Emergency drill strengthens preparedness at Valley View Villa

A National Guard helicopter that was part of the community-wide drill

Valley View Villa in Fort Morgan, Colorado, recently survived an F3 tornado… at least a drill for one.

The Colorado and Wyoming National Guard simulated a community disaster drill in Fort Morgan on April 3, 2018. Valley View Villa, along with area schools, hospitals and businesses participated in the disaster drill....

Underwood named Mountain States Director of Nursing of the Year

Jana Underwood, director of nursing at Valley View Villa

Jana Underwood, director of nursing at Valley View Villa in Fort Morgan, Colorado, was named Director of Nursing of the Year for Life Care Centers of America’s Mountain States Division on April 9, 2018.

The award was given during Life Care’s annual Directors of Nursing Meeting held at the company’s headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee. It is given to the DON in each of Life Care’s divisions who best demonstrates outstanding qualities in several areas...

Valley View Villa provides school supplies for associates’ children

Brittany Staley, executive director, and one of the associates’ children set out supplies.

In August 2017, Brittany Staley, executive director at Valley View Villa in Fort Morgan, Colorado, bought school supplies for her child and was surprised at how expensive supplies were.

Staley and Jana Underwood, director of nursing, discussed what they could do to help associates who might be struggling to buy school supplies for their own children....

Valley View Villa named Mountain States Facility of the Year for 2017

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On Aug. 14, 2017, Life Care Centers of America presented Valley View Villa in Fort Morgan, Colorado, with the Facility of the Year Award for its Mountain States Division.

The award was presented during the company’s annual management meeting at its headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee....

May 2017 winners - Whatever It Takes And Then Some

Camera stock photo

Rhonda Fricke, registered nurse at Valley View Villa in Fort Morgan, Colorado, coordinated a professional photo shoot for a resident. She scheduled the shoot, arranged for the resident’s hair and makeup to be done and took the resident to the shoot. She even purchased the photographs and sent them to one of the resident’s family members....

A family’s testimonial from Valley View Villa

Family quote

The following is a letter received from a family whose loved one was a resident at Valley View Villa in Fort Morgan, Colorado.

On Christmas night 2015, my wife and I took my mother-in-law to the emergency room of the Fort Morgan Hospital. After undergoing several tests, she received the diagnosis of advanced lung cancer.

Valley View Villa nurse receives customer service award

Sally McMullen, a licensed practical nurse at Valley View Villa

Sally McMullen, a licensed practical nurse at Valley View Villa in Fort Morgan, Colorado, received Life Care Centers of America’s Mountain States Division Whatever It Takes And Then Some Award on Aug. 26, 2015, for her dedication to customer service.

She was chosen from among hundreds of associates in the Mountain States Division and was one of only eight associates from Life Care’s more than 200 facilities nationwide to receive the award.