Morning Pointe Recognizes Outstanding Senior Care Communities

Monday, August 27, 2012

Independent Healthcare Properties (IHP) and Morning Pointe announced the first winners of thier new associate TEAM Reward Program. Together Everyone Achieves More (TEAM) was kicked off at the beginning of 2012 to recognize and reward associates at Morning Pointe’s communities across the Southeast.  Judging is based on measurable categories including quality of care and customer service over a six-month period and will be presented every six months.  Recognized for exceptional performance were associates at Morning Pointe of Hixson, Morning Pointe of Greeneville, TN and Morning Pointe of Lexington, KY. 

“Each associate makes a unique commitment to the quality of life of each resident, and I am proud of their personal passion for excellence,” said Greg A. Vital, president and CEO of IHP and Morning Pointe, in a joint announcement with Chief Operating Officer Franklin Farrow. “This new reward program emphasizes how it takes a total team approach every day at our Morning Pointe communities. By giving back to our associates, we continue to grow a strong and stable workforce, which benefits each of our residents and their families.”


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