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Skilled Nursing Facility in Brick, N.J., Known for Quality Patient Care and Services

BRICK, N.J., July 28, 2021 Willow Springs Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center has been recognized as a 2021 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL). The 163-bed skilled nursing facility, located at 1049 Burnt Tavern Road in Brick Township, provides post-hospital care, short-term rehab and long-term residential care.

“This prestigious award recognizes Willow Springs’ commitment to improving the lives of residents through quality care and is a reflection of the entire team’s dedication and hard work,” said Jennifer Hertzog, vice president of marketing and business development, Mid Atlantic, with Marquis Health Consulting Services, which supports the facility. Willow Springs maintains a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

AHCA/NCAL is the nation’s largest association of long-term and post-acute care providers. Created by AHCA/NCAL in 1995, the National Quality Award Program is a rigorous three-level process that is reviewed and judged by trained experts against a set of nationally recognized standards for organizational excellence.

“I applaud the resiliency of Willow Springs for taking this important step toward sustainable quality improvement while heroically protecting and caring for residents during one of the most challenging years in recent history,” said the AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Board of Overseers Chair Tammy Kelly. “I encourage Willow Springs to continue on its path to becoming among the best in the country.”

Willow Springs’ specialized programming aims to meet the specific healthcare needs of the local community. Most recently, the facility introduced new infectious disease services and palliative care programs.

A highly skilled and vision-drive nursing home consulting firm also based in Brick, Marquis Health Consulting Services currently supports Mid-Atlantic and New England facilities totaling nearly 4,500 skilled nursing and assisted living beds.


Willow Springs Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center

1049 Burnt Tavern Road, Brick, NJ 08724

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