Berlin, Vt — A $25,000 Quality Incentive Award was presented to Woodridge Nursing Home of Central Vermont Medical Center during National Nursing Home Week.Patrick Flood, Commissioner of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living presented the award to members of the Woodridge team.Awards are made annually to nursing facilities providing and sustaining a superior quality of care in an efficient and effective manner. The award must be used to enhance the quality of service provided to residents of the facility. In order to be eligible for the award, a facility must participate in the Vermont Medicaid program and meet the following criteria:1. Resident satisfaction surveys above the statewide average.2. Designated Gold Star Provider.3. No substantiated complaints in previous 12 months related to the quality of care, quality of life, or residents’ rights.4. The most recent health survey report resulted in a score of five or less, no deficiency with a scope and severity greater than the A-D level, with no more than two A-D level deficiencies in the general categories of Quality of Care, Quality of Life, or Resident Rights.