U.S. News & World Report Includes Area Rehab and Nursing Center
Spectrum Health Reed City Receives Highest Ranking
Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital Rehab and Nursing Center received the highest overall rating from the government’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The five-star ranking was given to 63 nursing homes in the state. Only about one nursing home in seven in the nation met the five-star standard.
A facility’s overall rating is based upon health inspections, nurse staffing, and medical care information and data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that sets and enforces quality standards for all nursing centers enrolled in Medicare or Medicaid.
“Our team is committed to providing elder-directed care,” said Connie Hervey chief clinical officer, nursing home administrator, Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital Rehab and Nursing Center, “Building relationships among staff and elders is vital to our success and enables us to consistently provide quality care in an environment where elders can thrive.”
Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital Rehab and Nursing Center is also a10-star Eden Home, a designator that signifies the home has fully integrated all 10 Eden Alternative principles. The Eden Alternative is based upon transforming institutional approaches to care into communities of care where elders find life is worth living.
“Choosing a nursing home for your parent or loved one is incredibly difficult,” says Avery Comarow, Health Rankings Editor at U.S. News & World Report. “Homes at the top of our rankings have repeatedly shown high quality and deserve consideration.”
U.S. News & World Report’s 2011 Best Nursing Homes profiles more than 15,000 facilities and ranks them by state at www.usnews.com/nursinghomes.
Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital Rehab and Nursing Center is divided into neighborhoods for 54 elders, with staff who know them personally-their backgrounds and interests as well as their medical needs. The home is directly attached to Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital.