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For Immediate Release
March 28, 2016

Kathie Osterman, Communications and Legislative Services, (402) 471-9313 or

Grand Island Veterans’ Home Deficiency Free

Lincoln—The Grand Island Veterans’ Home (GIVH) in Grand Island, Nebraska recently received the  results of its state compliance inspection, finding the facility to be deficiency free.

An inspection was conducted by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Public Health Licensure Unit to determine the facility’s compliance with health facility regulations.

Alex Willford, the facility’s administrator says, “GIVH has great staff who go above and beyond each day to meet the needs of our members. And the great teamwork supports of 24/7 operation while we continue to be deficiency free.”

Training Coordinator Dan Taylor, RN, with the Licensure Unit, wrote, “The results of the Compliance Inspection are commendable and we applaud your efforts to maintain compliance with the regulations.”

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Veterans’ Homes includes facilities in Bellevue, Norfolk, Grand Island and Scottsbluff. In keeping with DHHS’s mission of helping people live better lives, the four Homes proudly serve and honor Nebraska’s Veterans by working hard to give them the highest quality of care possible.