A team of specialists from Medical Center of South Arkansas provides services for the South Arkansas Center on Aging (SACOA) Health and Education Center. SACOA is dedicated to improving the lives of older adults in our area by providing healthcare and education.
Our team of senior-focused healthcare professionals includes:
Medical Center of South Arkansas is proud to carry the NICHE designation as a sign of our resolve to provide patient-centered care for older adults. NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) is the only national designation indicating a hospital's commitment to elder care excellence.
Through our participation in the NICHE program - the largest geriatric nursing program available - we are able to offer evidence-based, interdisciplinary approaches that promote positive experiences for the older adults in our care. This results in improved outcomes and greater patient and family satisfaction.
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NICHE is the leading nurse driven program designed to help hospitals improve the care of older adults. The vision of NICHE is for all patients 65-and-over to be given sensitive and exemplary care. The mission of NICHE is to provide principles and tools to stimulate a change in the culture of healthcare facilities to achieve patient-centered care for older adults. NICHE, based at NYU College of Nursing and comprised of over 500 hospitals and healthcare facilities throughout North America, engages hospitals and their affiliates in achieving and sustaining the NICHE designation. NICHE designation demonstrates a hospital's organizational commitment and continued progress in improving quality, enhancing the patient and family experience, and supporting hospitals’ efforts to serve their communities. For more information visit our website at www.NicheProgram.org.
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700 West Grove Street
El Dorado, AR 71730