WANT TO KNOW THE BEST AND WORST NURSING HOMES WITHIN 50 MILES OF STAUNTON, VIRGINIA?
The information might be important if you are trying to decide where to place a loved one who can no longer care for himself/herself at home. But how can you determine which nursing home is the best? If this issue is important to you, you job just got a lot easier.
The answer is provided by a new “5-Star Quality Rating System” provided by Medicare. The Five-Star System was created to help consumers, their families, and caregivers compare nursing homes more easily and help identify areas about which you may want to ask questions.
The nursing homes receiving the best ratings include:
Augusta Medical Center Skilled Care – Fishersville, VA
Summitt Square – Waynesboro, VA
Bridgewater Home – Bridgewater, VA
Our Lady of Peace – Charlottesville,VA
The nursing homes receiving the worst ratings include:
Envoy of Staunton – Staunton, VA
King’s Daughters Community Health and Rehab – Staunton, VA
Avante at Waynesboro – Waynesboro, VA
Avante at Harrisonburg – Harrisonburg, VA
Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center – Harrisonburg, VA
Lovingston Health Care Center – Lovingston, VA
Golden Livingcenter/The Cedars – Charlottesville, VA
Evergreene Nursing Care Center – Standardsville, VA
Pendleton Nursing Home – Franklin, WV
My Take: Be an informed consumer of health care and do your loved one a favor….check out the nursing home BEFORE you decide what is best for a family member