American Health Care Association (AHCA)

2017 Silver Award for Quality of Care 

This award recognizes providers across the nation that have demonstrated their commitment to improving the quality of care for residents and patients in long-term and post-acute care centers and communities.  The Manor at Elfindale is one of only four facilities in the state to receive the recognition this year.


2015 Bronze Award for Quality of Care

The American Health Care Association (AHCA) & National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) Awards the AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Program provides a pathway for providers of long term and post-acute care services to journey towards performance excellence. The program is based on the core values and criteria of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program. Member centers may apply for three progressive levels of awards: Bronze—Commitment to Quality, Silver—Achievement in Quality, or Gold—Excellence in Quality. Each level has its own distinct rigors and requirements for quality and performance excellence.

  • American Health Care Quality Initiative Recognition Program Achievement TIER IV
    • The Quality Initiative Recognition Program is designed to recognize AHCA nursing center members that demonstrate the attainment of one or more of the four AHCA Quality Initiative goals:
      • Safely Reduce Hospital Readmissions by 15%
      • Increase Staff Stability by 15%
      • Increase Customer Satisfaction to 90%
      • Safely Reduce the Off-Label Use of Antipsychotics by 15%

Missouri Health Care Association (MHCA) Member

  • Missouri Health Care Association “Ms. Missouri Nursing Home Queen 2011”
  • Missouri Health Care Association “Ms. Missouri Nursing Home 1st Runner up 2013”

Quality Awards
Presented by Vetter Senior Living

  • “Quality Life” Award
  • “Quality Facility” Award
  • “Quality Reputation” Award
  • “Quality Care” Award

VSL-DFlogoState of Missouri Deficiency Free Rating on Annual Survey in 2011, 2013 & 2014

All nursing homes are inspected annually to evaluate services and renew state licensure. Unannounced, surveyors come in to interview, observe, and check records for at least four days. If each of the hundreds of regulations are met , the nursing home is awarded a “deficiency-free” survey.


 Best of the Ozarks – Skilled Nursing Facilities




  • 2016 Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • 2015 Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • 2014 Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • 2013 Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • 2012 Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • 2011 Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • 2010 Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • 2009 Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • 2008 Skilled Nursing Facilities

2013 – One Year Injury-Free Celebration
Presented by Vetter Senior Living

We take time to recognize and celebrate with each Vetter Senior Living facility that has attained “One Year – 365 days, 8760 hours” injury free. Vetter health services recognizes that laboring for one year without injury is a significant achievement. It takes great teamwork and allows us to continue to provide the world-class resident care for which our facilities are known.

Salvation Army

  • “Bell Ringing Volunteers 2013”
  • “Bell Ringing Volunteers 2012”
  • “Bell Ringing Volunteers 2011”
  • “Bell Ringing Volunteers 2010”

Long Term Care Ombudsman Service Agency

  • “Exceptional Care Giver Award 2013”
  • “Exceptional Care Giver Award Ist Runner up 2012”