WHAT ARE THE BEST NURSING HOMES WITHIN 50 MILES OF LEXINGTON, 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:
Benjamin Borden Health Center – Lexington, Virginia
The Woodlands – Clifton Forge, Virginia
Westminister-Canterbury – Lynchburg, Virginia
Summitt Health and Rehabilitation Center – Lynchburg, Virginia
Bedford Nursing Home – Bedford, Virginia
Summit Square – Waynesboro, Virginia
What about the worst nursing homes? The following facilities received the worst ratings:
Brain Center Nursing Care – Low Moor, Virginia
The Springs Nursing Center – Hot Springs, Virginia
Medical Care Center – Lynchburg, Virginia
The Carrington – Lynchburg, Virginia
Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation – Fincastle, Virginia
Grace Lodge – Lynchburg, Virginia
Lynchburg Health and Rehabilitation Center – Lynchburg, Virginia
Kings Daughters Community Health and Rehabilitation – Staunton, Virginia
Avante at Waynesboro – Waynesboro, 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.