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Awards & Achievements

2017

Leading Age Florida – Lifetime Achievement – Peter Dys
National Five-Star Rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
EAGLE Accreditation through the United Methodist Association - for the period of 4 years beginning August, 2017


2016

Gulfshore Business Best of Business: Best Retirement Community
Leading Age Certificate of Recognition, Volunteer of the Year Jerry Nanfelt


2015

National Five-Star Rating from The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
U.S. News & World Report: Best Nursing Homes in Florida 2015
Gulfshore Business Best of Business: Best Retirement Community


2014

National Five-Star Rating from The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Gulfshore Business Best of Business: Best Retirement Community
The Communicator Awards
   • Gold Award of Excellence: Shell Point Life Magazine
   • Gold Award of Excellence: LifeQuest Program Launch Brochure
   • Silver Award of Distinction: Email Newsletter
   • Silver Award of Distinction: Senior Wellness Blog
   • Silver Award of Distinction: Shell Point Life Magazine Cover
   • Silver Award of Distinction: LifeQuest Program Launch Brochure Overall Design
A.V. Powell & Associates: AVP Seal of Recognition


2013

Gulfshore Business Best of Business: Best Retirement Community
Tel Tron Technologies Herman L. Dawson Award, Recognizing Excellence in Life Safety
U.S. News & World Report: Five-Star Best Nursing Homes 2013


2012

National Five-Star Rating from The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Florida Public Relations Association Image Awards Honoring Excellence in Public Relations
   • Grand Golden Image Award: Redesign of www.shellpoint.org
   • Golden Image Award: www.shellpoint.org
   • Judges Award: www.shellpoint.org
   • Award of Distinction: Discovery Club Launch
Telly Award: Shell Point Television’s “A Day in the Life”


2010

FAHSA Employee of the Year: Joseph Julmeus, laundry supervisor


2009

Shell Point Renews National Accreditation
   • Shell Point receives Person-Centered Care Accreditation with two specialty areas: Dementia Care Specialty Program, and Stroke Specialty Program (first in nation)
   • Received from the Continuing Care Accreditation Commission (CCAC) and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
Uncommon Friends Foundation: Business Ethics Award for Standards and Practices


2008

Florida Public Relations Association Image Awards Honoring Excellence in Public Relations
   • Golden Image Award: Shell Point Life Magazine
   • Award of Distinction: Shell Point Open House Event
   • Award of Distinction: Shell Point Today (closed-circuit television show)
National Five-Star Rating from The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Florida Association of Homes & Services for the Aging (FAHSA)
Distinguished Service Award & Trustee of the Year
International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) Award
The Academy at Shell Point: The Most Innovative Active Aging Programs
Summit Awards
Shell Point Midrise Renovation


2007

MarCom Awards
Shell Point Life October 2006 Cover


2002

National Mature Media Awards, Honoring the Best Marketing, Communications, Educational Materials, and Programs for Older Adults


2001

Money magazine, September 2001
“Crème de la Crème of Retirement Communities...”


1998

National Mature Media Awards
   • Silver Award: Shell Point Calendar
   • Bronze Award: Land & Sea Journal
   • Bronze Award: Woodlands Brochure
Florida Public Relations Association Image Awards, Honoring Excellence in Public Relations
   • Two Image Awards and Two Awards of Distinction


1997

Where to Retire magazine
Shell Point named in “Top Continuing Care Retirement Communities in the Southeastern United States”


1996

Association of Retirement Resorts International
Shell Point named one of “The World’s Most Beautiful Retirement Communities”
ASHRAE Technology Award
Recognizing outstanding achievement in design and operation of energy-efficient buildings


1995

Contemporary Long Term Care Magazine
Shell Point named “Best Retirement Community”


1993

New Choices Magazine
Shell Point named in the “Top 20 Retirement Communities”


1992

Shell Point receives National Accreditation by the Continuing Care Accreditation Commission

Shell Point Retirement Community • Independent Living • Assisted Living • Skilled Nursing
15101 Shell Point Boulevard • Fort Myers, Florida 33908 • (239) 466-1131 - (800) 780-1131
A non-profit ministry of The Christian and Missionary Alliance Foundation, Inc.