WHAT ARE THE BEST NURSING HOMES WITHIN 50 MILES OF COVINGTON, VIRGINIA?

The answer is provided by a new “5 Star Rating System” provided by Medicare. When using the Medicare site…select “Find and Compare Nursing Homes”.…then select “Find Nursing Homes within certain distance” of a zip code or identified city.

The nursing homes receiving the highest ratings include:

The Woodlands – Clifton Forge, Virginia

Pocahantas Center – Marlington, West Virginia

The nursing homes receiving some of the worst ratings include:

Brian Center Nursing Care – Low Moor, Virginia

White Sulphur Springs Center – White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia

The Springs Nursing Center – Hot Springs, Virginia

Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation – Fincastle, Virginia

Greenbrier Manor – Lewisburg, West Virginia

The Brier – Ronceverte, West Virginia

Carrington Place at Botetourt Commons – Daleville, Virginia

Heritage Hall – Lexington, Virginia

Salem Health and Rehabilitation – Salem, Virginia

Berkshire Health and Rehabilitation Center – Vinton, Virginia

Avante at Roanoke – Roanoke, Virginia

Pheasant Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center – Roanoke, Virginia

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.

Dan Frith

Dan Frith

Dan Frith has over 25 years of experience representing individuals and families in cases of medical malpractice throughout Virginia. He has been named "Best Medical Malpractice Attorney" by Roanoker Magazine and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. To speak with Dan, contact him by email at dfrith@frithlawfirm.com.