director of nursing

Jeanette Cuppy is the nursing director, 2020 Woman of the Year, and healthcare expert with over 25 years of experience in patient care and regulatory compliance.

Her 20 years of experience as a Director of Nursing has contributed to her extensive experience in developing policies and procedures, investigating incidents and unusual occurrences, auditing patient care, monitoring adherence to policies and procedures, providing education to clinical staff, and ensuring compliance with local, state and federal regulations.

She applies her expertise to forensic casework involving adverse events and wound care; claims of physical,emotional, financial, and mental abuse; patient care evaluations involving rehabilitation for substance abuse, pulmonology, orthopedics, cardiac, trauma,stroke, traumatic brain injuries, amputations, and spinal cord injuries; and nursing and facility operations/practices, standards of care, and hiring practices. 

Jeanette has diverse experience involving a variety of healthcare facilities, including independent living, long term care and short-term rehabilitation. Her 25+ years of experience includes direct patient care as Personal Care and Skilled Nursing Assistant, Charge Nurse, Nursing Supervisor, and Director of Nursing. Jeanette has clinical experience providing patient care, monitoring patients and assessing patients for changes in condition.

Her nursing career started at the University of Iowa and finished at DMACC; Jeanette transferred due to starting her family and welcoming her first child. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her children and attending all their sporting events nationwide. Jeanette chose the nursing profession because“I remember growing up and going to work with my mother, a nurse in a long-term care community. Caring for the Elderly is a passion of mine and I couldn’t see myself in any other line of nursing. However, when it came to long-term care,she truly believes it was a calling.

Jeanette finds happiness in knowing she positively changes the lives of the patients and residents she serves as well as advocates for them with regards to medical concerns.

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Our goal is to make Assisted Living accessible to seniors in Ankeny, with the ability to stay close to family and friends and develop an incredible support system of new and old relationships.

As you grow older, your health can change much more rapidly than in your younger years, often requiring different levels of care and specialized attention. With our onsite doctors, we can track your health, or the health of a loved one, to make sure you are receiving proper care. Assisted Living combines the freedom of Independent Living with the added benefit of an attentive staff and all-included services to make daily life easier and more manageable.