David Tucker Chosen as a Future Long Term and Post-Acute Care Leader

VHCA is pleased to announce today that David Tucker, CEO of Commonwealth Care of Roanoke has been selected by the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) as a future leader in long term and post-acute care. Tucker will join the Association’s Future Leaders program, a year-long program that offers training and guidance for long term and post-acute care professionals.

“AHCA/NCAL is dedicated to offering skilled nursing professionals who are providing high quality care the opportunity to enhance their leadership skills,” said Mark Parkinson, President & CEO of AHCA/NCAL. We look forward to seeing David Tucker and the entire Future Leaders class apply these newly-acquired skills to improve the well-being of individuals within long term and post-acute care.”

VHCA President, Steve Morrisette said, “David Tucker is already a leader of the long term care profession in Virginia and we are excited that he has been selected for this excellent AHCA program.”

Since 2004, AHCA/NCAL has hosted long term and post-acute care professionals in the Future Leaders program. Selected participants both demonstrate leadership potential, and represent the interests of both state and national long term care providers. The program covers the latest theories and practical applications in quality management, customer satisfaction, and leadership. The year-long program kicks off with a two-day symposium, “Future Leaders of Long Term Care in America,” held each year in Washington, D.C.  This year’s symposium will take place June 11 - 13, 2014.