Ceca’s Healthcare Partners

Ceca Foundation is proud of our many partnerships with Hospitals, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Hospice and Behavioral Health Centers in the mid-Atlantic region. These organizations have shown enthusiasm and commitment to providing an exceptional caregiving experience for their patients and residents. They reinforce that commitment by honoring and rewarding caregivers who provide such compassionate care with the Ceca Award.

As we continue our expansion, we invite you to apply to become a Ceca Award Healthcare Partner. We evaluate applications on a quarterly basis, with selection rounds closing on the last day of each fiscal quarter. You can also download an info sheet for skilled nursing and integrated care communities or hospitals and other acute care facilities to learn more.

Hospitals, Hospice and Behavioral Health

 Capital Caring Health is one of the nation’s oldest and largest providers of hospice and palliative care. It operates 8 facilities in the greater Washington, DC area. A non-profit with over 800 staff, including doctors, nurses, therapists, and counselors, it looks to improve care for those facing life-limiting illness through direct support of patients and their families, public education and public advocacy. Capital Caring Health is well recognized for excellence, and is viewed nationwide as a model for other hospice and palliative care facilities. Launched in January 2016.

Doctors Community HospitalDoctors Community Hospital log is a mid-sized hospital located in Lanham, MD with approximately 1400+ staff members and 220 beds. The medical center admits 12,000 patients each year and offers standard and specialty services such as diagnostics, emergency and cardiac care, diagnostics, rehabilitation, wound care, and neurology. Comprising of 600 doctors, the hospital also includes a women’s health center, a sleep therapy division, and the Joslin Diabetes Center. Established in 1975, Doctors Community Hospital also provides community health services such as educational programs and support groups for specific medical conditions. Launched in October 2015.

Psychiatric Institute of Washingtonpiw-square-logo (PIW) is a 124-bed facility with inpatient, outpatient and partial hospitalization programs. As the first and only free standing psychiatric hospital in Washington, DC, PIW has a reputation for providing innovative treatment and care. It focuses on behavioral health programs for children, adolescents and adults, and employs a multidisciplinary team of psychiatrists, therapists, social workers, nurses and counselors who are dedicated to helping patients overcome their challenges. Launched September 2016.

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Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation and Assisted Living

Birmingham Green is a non-profit partner for 5 Northern VA local governments, situated on a 54- acre campus in the Manassas area of Prince William County. It recently celebrated 90 years of providing long-term, assisted living, memory care, rehab, behavioral wellness and skilled nursing services for over 300 residents, primarily those with limited resources. Launched Summer 2018.

In April 1996, Carroll Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center opened its doors on the Providence Hospital campus with a mission to serve all persons, giving special attention to elderly persons who are poor and vulnerable. Carroll Manor is a state-of-the-art skilled nursing center providing short-term and long-term medical, nursing, and rehabilitation services. Accredited by The Joint Commission and Medicare/Medicaid certified, the center has private and shared accommodations available for up to 252 residents. Since Carroll Manor is conveniently located on the Providence Hospital Campus, residents benefit from easy access to the hospital’s inpatient services, as well as a wide array of outpatient services and specialty programs. Ceca’s recognition and rewards program launched in February 2017.

Deanwood Rehabilitation & Wellness Center, located in Washington, DC, has been providing team based nursing care since 1984. Both short and long term care are provided on their 296 federally certified beds. With a staff of 420 caregivers, Deanwood serves a large Medicaid population in an economically disadvantaged part of the city. Occupational, Physical, and Speech Therapies are made available to residents, along with activities 7 days a week. Launched in Fall 2017.

Doctors Community Rehabilitation and Patient Care Center was established in 2015 as a unique collaboration between Genesis Healthcare, one of the nation’s largest post-acute care providers with more than 450 skilled nursing centers and assisted/senior living communities in 30 states nationwide, and Doctors Community Hospital—another Ceca Healthcare Partner. Located directly adjacent to the Hospital in Lanham, MD, Doctors Rehabilitation’s 180 staff members provide transitional, short, and long-term care to their 130 patient beds. Launched in Fall 2017.

Dulles Health & Rehab Center, located in Herndon, VA, is a unit of Commonwealth Care of Roanoke. Their new building opened in 2016 to provide care to 166 long-term and rehabilitation residents. It emphasizes comfortable care and is designed to build a sense of community among its residents, their families, and the supporting staff. Launched Summer 2018.

Forest Hills of DC
operates two facilities offering a full continuum of care and support for seniors. With over one-hundred years of experience, Forest Hills is a well-recognized leader in the nursing care industry. Located in northwest Washington, DC, its services include assisted living, Alzheimer’s assisted living and memory care, long-term care and short-term rehabilitation services. Management is looking to more tightly integrate its 225 staff members who work in its two separate sites. Formerly known as the Methodist Home, Forest Hills welcomes residents and families of all faiths, as well as those with no church affiliations. Launched in August 2015.

Genesis Glade Valley, located in Walkersville, MD offers a wide array of rehabilitation services including physical, occupational, speech therapy and therapeutic recreation. Glade Valley offers services both for outpatient and inpatient care. Glade Valley also offers Haven Court, a dedicated Dementia Unit. Launched in early 2019.

Genesis Healthcare Gettysburg is situated outside of Historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Gettysburg Center provides Transitional Care, ShortStay Rehabilitation and LongTerm Care. The Center was fully renovated in 2008 and features new furniture, interior finishes, and 10 private rooms/suites with dining nooks. Launched Summer 2018.

Goodwin House Alexandria is a non-profit Life Plan community, and part of the Goodwin House Incorporated family of senior living communities and services in the Northern VA suburbs of Washington, DC. In addition to its continuing care services, it recently pioneered a new on-campus model of nursing care and small house living for its approximately 400 residents. Launched Summer 2018.

Goodwin House Bailey’s Crossroads, based in Falls Church, VA, is also part of the Goodwin House Incorporated family. It offers residential living and the full continuum of care in serving 500 residents and is one of Ceca’s largest senior living facilities. Ceca will run two separate Goodwin House programs, each with around 400 staff, providing a model for health system operators. Launched Summer 2018.

Heritage Springs Memory Care is a 62-bed specialized senior living community in Lewisburg, PA, and is specifically designed to provide a safe, yet independent living environment for loved ones with memory impairments. Launched Summer 2018.

Inspire Rehabilitation and Health Center. Located in northwest Washington, D.C., Inspire is a 200 bed skilled nursing facility formerly known as Brinton Woods of Rock Creek. Owned and operated by Health Alliance Services, which also operates Ceca Healthcare Partner Deanwood and several other facilities in Washington, D.C.,  Maryland and Delaware. They provide residents with a “home-like” family setting and a range of post-acute rehabilitation services in the heart of the city. Launched in late 2018.

KNOLLWOOD_HighRes_RGBArmy Distaff Center at Knollwood, located in Washington, DC provides integrated care for approximately 300 residents. With its 225 staff and independent contractors, the Knollwood community provides independent living, assisted living, a specialized Alzheimer’s care unit, and nursing care. Knollwood launched the Ceca-Knollwood Award program in June, and an enthusiastic staff made over 1200 nominations in the first month. Knollwood was established in 1962 as the first military retirement community in the United States, and continues to provide secure retirement housing and healthcare to members of the American military family. The Army Distaff Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, has managed this retirement community for more than 50 years, offering a continuum of care to best fulfill the physical and emotional needs of each resident. Launched in June 2014.

Manassas LogoManassas Health & Rehab Center , part of the Commonwealth Care of Roanoke family, opened its 120-bed health and rehabilitation center in 2006. Manassas provides short-term rehab services, long-term care, and specially trained memory care staff in Evergreen Court, an advanced Alzheimer’s and dementia care unit. Manassas has a long-serving staff of approximately 120, plus 40 independent contractors who provide on premise dining, rehabilitation and housekeeping services. Due to its distant location outside of Washington DC, Manassas has served, in part, as a test bed for building remote delivery and support of Ceca’s program. Manassas administration implemented and launched the program in August 2014.


Mary Marshall Assisted Living Residence operates as a partnership between Volunteers of America and the Arlington County Department of Human Services. It provides a home for elderly, low-income individuals with intellectual disabilities and mental illness. It has 52-beds and a staff of approximately 50 caregivers. The facility opened approximately 3 years ago as a unique experiment that attempts to deliver the scale of institutional mental health services within the intimacy of a group home. Volunteers of America, which staff’s the facility, is one of the largest nonprofit providers in the United States of affordable senior housing, skilled nursing care and assisted living for seniors. Mary Marshall launched the program in August 2014, and enjoys exceptional participation.

Perring Parkway Center, another Genesis Healthcare facility, is located in Baltimore, MD. It offers inpatient ShortStay Rehabilitation Care in addition to LongTerm Care. The launch is scheduled for early 2019.

Potomac Falls Health & Rehab, located in Sterling, VA, and headed by Zoie Nikov, is a 150- employee rehabilitation center and part of the Commonwealth Care of Roanoke group. Located on Harry Byrd Highway, the state-of-the-art facility provides a sanctuary of rehabilitation, long-term, and respite care to our neighbors in Sterling and the surrounding communities. Launched in early 2018.

Providence Place Senior Living LogoProvidence Place, located in Drums, PA, just outside of the Pocono Mountain region, is the newly redecorated, state-of-the-art facility for aging in place. The 155 bed/apartment facility offers independent living and personal care services, in addition to specializing in Alzheimer’s and Dementia care. Launched in November 2019.

stoddard-baptist-global-care-logoSBGC at Washington Center for Aging Services is a 259 bed nursing home located in the Northeast section of the District of Columbia (Washington, DC). The Center employs approximately 431 team members and provides both long-term care and short-term rehabilitation services. The facility primarily serves an income-disadvantaged population, and is recognized for outstanding nursing care. Together with Stoddard Baptist, an affiliate, SBGS is testing a staff group incentive program to increase caregiver participation in Ceca’s recognition and rewards program. Launched in June 2015.

stoddard-baptist-logoStoddard Baptist Nursing Home was founded in 1902 and operates as a nursing home for seniors in Washington DC. Its services include assisted living, long-term care and short-term rehabilitation services. Most of its residents and patients are publicly-assisted. Stoddard has 164 beds and a staff of approximately 270. Originally conceived as a retirement home for Baptist ministers and spouses, Stoddard enjoys continuing ties with the Baptist ministry and serves elderly of many faiths who are in need of care. The program was launched in April 2015.

Transitional Care Center Capitol City is a 360-bed Skilled Nursing Facility located in Washington, DC with over 450 staff members serving individuals who have suffered a medical event. The team works to “transition” its residents to their highest level of physical and psychological functioning. The center provides personalized care to help every individual, and the facility is open 24 hours daily for family visits. Transitional Care Center Capitol City is a subsidiary of Transitions Healthcare, which operates 7 Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living and Rehabilitation facilities in the mid-Atlantic region. Launched Summer 2018.

Transitions Healthcare Gettysburg is a 135-bed facility also located in Gettysburg, PA, and part of the Transitions Healthcare Group, which has eight facilities across Maryland and Pennsylvania. Launched Summer 2018.


West Virginia Caring LogoWest Virginia Caring, located in Arthurdale, WV serves 12 counties in West Virginia, focusing on individuals and their families transitioning through life-limiting illness by providing palliative and hospice care and additional outreach, education, and expertise in grief support to the entire community. Launched early 2019.


Coming Soon

Falling Spring Nursing and Rehab Center, located in Chambersburg, PA is a 186-bed facility and part of Fundamental Long-Term Care Holdings, LLC. Featuring independent board-certified physicians and individualized care plans. Their mission is to provide professional services and support to achieve the best quality of life. Scheduled to launch early 2020.

Program Costs

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Ceca Foundation underwrites most operational and development costs for the program. Depending on the type of program, organizations are assessed an annual Ceca Membership Network Fee, which helps to offset the cost of financial awards, recognition software, hardware to support one web-enabled CecaTV monitor, program materials, account management, and marketing support. Learn more about the annual Membership Network Fee.

If you are interested in learning more about the Ceca Award and becoming a Healthcare Partner or Foundation Partner, please contact us.