Hillcrest Healthcare’s Ellen Lamkey earns statewide honor as director of nursing of the year

Ellen Lamkey of Hillcrest Healthcare has been named director of nursing of the year by the Tennessee Directors of Nursing Association (TDONA), an affiliate organization of Tennessee Health Care Association (THCA). Lamkey serves as director of nursing at the Island Home community, one of three skilled nursing, rehabilitation and long-term care facilities operated by Hillcrest Healthcare. Hillcrest Healthcare is the … Read More

Hillcrest Healthcare hiring for new Hillcrest at Home program

Hillcrest Healthcare is hiring at-home caregivers as part of the new Hillcrest at Home program, which provides non-medical, personal care services for seniors in Knoxville and surrounding counties. Applicants do not need medical training or a college degree. Hillcrest at Home is a personal support service agency that offers assistance for a minimum of four hours or up to 24 … Read More

Hillcrest Healthcare’s Beverly Park Place earns spot on Newsweek’s Best Nursing Homes 2022

Beverly Park Place, one of three Hillcrest Healthcare communities in Knoxville, has been recognized as the No. 6 top nursing home in Tennessee on Newsweek’s Best Nursing Homes 2022 list. The prestigious list, presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider, highlighted the country’s top 450 nursing homes out of 11,849 analyzed. The facilities … Read More

Hillcrest Healthcare delivers 1,500 lunches to seniors for Mobile Meals in Knoxville

Hillcrest Healthcare sponsored “A Day of Meals” for the Mobile Meals program, and members of the leadership team distributed lunches to recipients across Knoxville to show support for seniors. The program provides daily safety checks and hot and cold lunches on weekdays to homebound seniors in the area. It is administered by the Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee’s (CAC) Office … Read More

Hillcrest Healthcare thanks employees for COVID work with $250,000 in incentive payments

Hundreds of employees across Hillcrest Healthcare’s three Knoxville communities recently received incentive payments totaling more than $250,000 for their commitment and efforts during the ongoing pandemic. Hillcrest Healthcare’s leadership and board of directors created the financial incentive to honor more than 500 employees and show them appreciation in a meaningful way. Both part-time and full-time employees who have been with … Read More

Hillcrest Healthcare hires Shirley Crum as director of nursing at West Hills

Hillcrest Healthcare has hired Shirley Crum as director of nursing at its West Hills community in Knoxville. Crum will provide oversight of both clinical systems and teams at the 194-bed facility. “Hillcrest Healthcare continuously strives to deliver the best care to our patients and residents,” said Barry Davis, president and CEO of Hillcrest Healthcare Communities. “Shirley’s leadership, operational experience and … Read More

Hillcrest Healthcare promotes Brandi Miller to regional educator position

Hillcrest Healthcare has promoted Brandi Miller to regional staff education director to oversee the orientation and training programs for all new hires and assist in the development of advanced training programs for chronic disease management and other healthcare matters for the organization. Miller has served the Island Home Park community for Hillcrest Healthcare since April 2017. She began as a … Read More

Hillcrest Healthcare opens Knoxville’s first dedicated hospice care wing

Hillcrest Healthcare opened The Gardens on Lake Brook at its West Hills Health & Rehab facility with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 23. West Hills staff, along with residents, caretakers and caseworkers participated at the ribbon-cutting event with the assistance of Hillcrest Healthcare leadership, the Knoxville Chamber and local elected officials. The newly renovated hospice care unit will include … Read More

Hillcrest Healthcare employees earn regional Grace Healthcare Awards

Four Hillcrest Healthcare employees have won 2019 Grace Healthcare Awards for excellent and compassionate care. The four employees include: Ruth Giacometti, Business Office Manager of the Year Jerry Hensley, Employee of the Year Abdoulie Jallow, Employee of the Year Susette Williamson, Administrator of the Year Hillcrest Healthcare operates three skilled nursing, rehabilitation and long-term care facilities in Knoxville with 560 … Read More