2020: A year in review

As the calendar resets to 2021, we have great hope and renewed focus for the year ahead. And as we reflect on the year behind us, it’s clear that although 2020 brought immense change, Hillcrest Healthcare found so many good ways to impact our patients, associates and community. We experienced more heartwarming stories than we could ever have time to … Read More

Hillcrest Healthcare partners with ‘Let’s Get to Work Tennessee’

Amid a year of tremendous job loss across the country, Hillcrest Healthcare is hiring and offering incentives for certain positions. We’re proud to support a new statewide campaign to help our fellow Tennesseans find and obtain meaningful employment. Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and Jeff McCord, commissioner of the Department of Labor and Workforce Development, recently announced the “Let’s Get to … Read More

THANK YOU, healthcare workers!

We say it a lot: “At Hillcrest Healthcare, everyone matters.” It’s a mantra that is our guiding force and truly includes everyone – our patients and their families, our associates and our healthcare partners. So, in this season of thanksgiving leading up to the New Year, our team would like to pause and thank our healthcare workers for their dedication … Read More

Staying connected
during COVID-19

In our three communities, we create connections and opportunities for those connections for our patients – especially our long-term and senior residents. With our campus visitation previously temporarily suspended due to COVID-19 and now still limited by state and local guidance, our teams are working hard to fulfill the true need our patients have for interaction with their families and … Read More

Getting crafty: Fall craft ideas

Connection, interaction and engagement improve well-being, and Hillcrest Healthcare’s activity department offers a daily list of hobbies and interests to engage residents and patients. Crafts are a great way to provide hands-on activities that enliven the spirit and the mind. Our patients also are a crafty bunch! Susan Smith is the activity assistant at Beverly Park Place, and she has … Read More

Hillcrest Healthcare Foundation Golf Tournament

Hillcrest Healthcare Foundation is a nonprofit that provides financial support to advance the Hillcrest Healthcare belief that Everyone Matters. It’s another way we tap into the volunteer spirit to increase access to healthcare services, education and technology. On Oct. 5, the foundation held its First Annual Golf Tournament at Avalon Golf & Country Club. After registration and breakfast, players had … Read More

Hillcrest Healthcare leads morning devotional during trying times

Every weekday at 7:30 a.m. there’s a brief video call that is offered to local healthcare workers in the Knoxville area. This call is usually no more than 10 minutes but can help direct the attitude of the attendees for the day ahead. Leaders from Hillcrest Healthcare, including Doug Bryant, director of human resources, and Diana Fisher, director of business … Read More

Is a career in healthcare your calling?

At Hillcrest Healthcare, compassionate care begins with a great team. As we grow to serve the needs of our community, we continue to seek new employees who believe a career in healthcare is a calling, not just a job. We offer industry-leading benefits, immersive onboarding, professional development opportunities, employee recognition and three distinct communities where our associates can thrive. With … Read More

Hillcrest Healthcare’s Island Home community wins national quality award

Island Home, a Hillcrest Healthcare community, has earned national recognition with the 2020 Bronze Commitment to Quality Award, which focuses on performance excellence in long-term and post-acute care. “A distinction like this belongs to every team member at Island Home,” said Barry Davis, president and chief executive officer of Hillcrest Healthcare. “Our employees and caregivers are integral to our ability … Read More

Hillcrest website highlights life in our communities

Care seekers need instant access to see the full picture when searching for skilled nursing, rehabilitation and long-term care. Online searches are a critical component, so Hillcrest Healthcare has introduced an all-new website to provide patients, families and providers the most sought-after information needed to make an informed decision. According to Aging.com, several things to consider when choosing a long-term … Read More