Essay on Corporate Responsibility : A Nursing Home Management Company

1209 Words Oct 3rd, 2014 5 Pages
Corporate Responsibility
The organization I work for is a nursing home management company. That’s the simple definition. Health Services Management Group manages of the operations of eleven (11) skilled nursing facilities (SNF), and three (3) home health agencies (HHA). Each of the SNFs and HHAs are operated/licensed by a single purpose entity. Of these long term care providers, one (1) SNF and two (2) HHAs are operated as non-profit organizations. The purpose of the non-profit providers, ultimately, is to fund The Trousdale School. “Trousdale School serves high functioning adults with intellectual disabilities, providing academics and life skills for the purpose of learning independence.” 1
Tom Johnson, the chief manager of Health Services Management Group, has a daughter with Down Syndrome. He began The Trousdale School with a mission to provide an empowering environment for her to reach her potential. Mr. Johnson was dissatisfied with the options for her education, skill building, social environment and care as she aged. The Trousdale School is an innovative school. The state of Tennessee is currently working with Mr. Johnson to develop a category in which to place this program for regulatory purposes. The state of Tennessee is also asking Mr. Johnson to assist with the development of other similar establishments. Prior to establishing Health Services Management Group and The Trousdale School, Mr. Johnson worked in finance with other providers in the nursing home…

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