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Teddy Darrell Price Chosen as a Future Long Term Care Leader for National Organization
(Baton Rouge – July 12, 2021) The Louisiana Nursing Home Association (LNHA) announced that Teddy Darrell Price, licensed nursing facility administrator and vice president of operations at Central Management, has been chosen by the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) as a national, future leader in long term and post-acute care. Teddy Darrell Price will join AHCA/NCAL’s Future Leaders program, a year-long program that offers training and guidance for long term care professionals.
“Now more than ever, we need to build a pipeline of diverse leaders for our profession,” said Mark Parkinson, president and CEO of AHCA/NCAL. “Our profession has been through the most challenging year, and we need dedicated, up-and-coming leaders to continue to innovate and improve long term care. We are excited to work with Teddy Darrell Price and help him develop his career and passion for serving our nation’s seniors.”
“LNHA is proud of Teddy Darrell Price for being selected as a Future Leader and recognized as a rising star in the long term care profession,” said Mark Berger, executive director of LNHA. “His hands-on experience, combined with his strong passion for providing quality care and superior service, will make him an excellent addition to this highly respected program.”
Teddy Darrell Price is the vice president of operations at Central Management, a management company that operates 21 nursing facilities in Louisiana. Teddy Darrell earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from the Louisiana State University (LSU) in 2019 and became a licensed Louisiana Nursing Home Administrator in 2020. In addition to his role at Central Management, he is a current participant in the Leadership CenLA program, an interactive leadership series through the LSU Alexandria College of Business.
AHCA/NCAL developed the Future Leaders program in 2004. Selected participants demonstrate both leadership potential and represent the interests of 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 held each year in Washington, D.C. This year’s symposium will take place September 28 – 30, 2021.
About Louisiana Nursing Home Association
The Louisiana Nursing Home Association (LNHA) is a nonprofit organization representing nearly 250 member nursing facilities and assisted living facilities that care for more than 25,000 of Louisiana’s elderly and disabled individuals each day. Learn more at www.lnha.org.
The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) represents more than 14,000 nonprofit and proprietary skilled nursing centers, assisted living communities, sub-acute centers and homes for individuals with intellectual and development disabilities. By delivering solutions for quality care, AHCA/NCAL aims to improve the lives of the millions of frail, elderly and individuals with disabilities who receive long term or post-acute care in our member facilities each day. For more information, please visit www.ahcancal.org.