It is an honor to be recognized for creating a top-notch environment of care for our patients and sharing information about our services so we can help as many people as possible.

Joint Commission

Following an intensive review process we were nationally recognized for excellence with certification and accreditation by The Joint Commission.

In addition, Sheltering Arms earned Disease-Specific Care Certification in Stroke Rehabilitation by The Joint Commission – with no recommendations for improvement. Certification and the Gold Seal of Approval™ from The Joint Commission mean that Sheltering Arms’ stroke rehabilitation program complies with the highest national standards for safety and quality of care.

We strive at all times to provide top-notch rehabilitative services in an environment that is safe and inviting for our patients. Accreditation and certification by The Joint Commission are recognized nationwide as symbols of upholding this commitment. Please click here for a public notice regarding the quality of care in our facilities.


Human Resources

At Sheltering Arms, our employees are satisfied, well-rounded individuals who are encouraged to grow professionally and seek advanced certifications. This culture allows our team to have an even greater positive impact on our patients’ lives.

For the third consecutive year and the fourth time in the last five years, Modern Healthcare has named Sheltering Arms one of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare. Modern Healthcare is one of the leading online and print sources of healthcare business news and compiled the national list.

In 2017, for the 3rd consecutive year, Sheltering Arms was chosen as a Top Workplaces of Richmond, awarded by the Richmond Times Dispatch.

Also in 2017, four of our nurses won “Nurse of the Year” awards, given by March of Dimes. These nurses ranged in categories from Infection Control & Occupational Health, Quality & Risk Management, and Long Term Acute Care & Long Term Rehab.

We were also honored recently as one of “The Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in the United States.” This annual award recognizes employers that display leadership and innovation toward engaging their employees. With this award, Sheltering Arms joins the ranks of some very large and well known companies, such as Zappos, Cisco Systems, Inc. and Alcoa.

We were recognized twice in 2015 for both the Amputee Coalition, for peer support with limb loss, and the American Heart Association Start! Award, for employee engagement and fitness levels.

Recently we were recognized with the Work-Life Seal of Distinction for 2014 as designated by WorldatWork’s Alliance for Work-Life Progress.

Case Management

Our dedicated case managers were awarded with a Case in Point Platinum Award in 2012. This program honors the programs and professionals that best educate and empower patients, improve adherence and wellness, ensure quality care and contain healthcare costs.

Marketing and Public Relations

The goal of our marketing team is to keep our community informed of the advanced technologies, programs and services we offer our patients.

In 2017, Sheltering Arms was honored with two Aster Awards for excellence in healthcare marketing, five Healthcare Advertising Awards, and two APEX Awards.

The more people we can reach with information about our state-of-the-science programs, the more people we can help to find the power to overcome.