KENNETT SQUARE – Twenty-eight skilled nursing facilities affiliated with Genesis HealthCare in the United States have been identified as the best nursing homes for 2021-2022 by US News & World Report.
Among the establishments identified, there are three long-term establishments in the region – in Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties. Locally recognized were:
• Naamans Creek Country Manor, 1194 Naamans Creek Road, Bethel Township, Delaware County
• Pennsburg Manor, 530 Macoby St., Pennsburg, Montgomery County
• Wayne Center, 30 West Ave., Wayne, Chester County
Only 13% of qualified nursing facilities nationwide have achieved a US News High Performing rating, according to a press release from Genesis Healthcare announcing the designation.
Rankings offer comprehensive information on the care, safety, health inspections and staffing of nursing homes nationwide, giving individuals and families a starting point in their search for a facility.
For the 2021-2022 ranking, more than 15,000 nursing homes were assessed. The information is available online, to help individuals perform a personalized search by location, Medicare and Medicaid coverage, Alzheimer’s care, and size.
To be recognized as one of the top nursing homes in the United States for 2021-2022, a facility must have been “high performing” in short-term rehabilitation, long-term care, or both, according to information on America’s Best Nursing Home website.
“We are proud of the 28 Genesis affiliated centers that have been identified as one of the best in the country,” David Harrington, executive chairman of Genesis, said in the statement. “Congratulations to the interdisciplinary teams at each of these centers for their commitment and dedication to quality and positive results. “
Since starting the assessments in 2009, US News has relied on data from Nursing Home Compare, a program run by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the federal agency that sets and enforces standards for homes. nursing. For the 2021-2022 ratings, US News used a short-term rehabilitation and long-term care rating. Short-term scoring aims to provide patients with a clearer picture of the quality of care provided by nursing homes to short-stay patients requiring rehabilitation or intensive care services before they return home after surgery. , stroke, accident or illness.
In 2019, US News added a Long-Term Care Assessment, assessing the care provided to residents who are no longer able to live independently and who need help with daily activities such as eating, getting up, or getting out of bed or wheelchair, using the stairs or getting up. dressed, as well as administering necessary medical care, according to the website.
Genesis Healthcare Inc. is a holding company with subsidiaries that, on a combined basis, provide services to over 250 skilled nursing facilities and assisted living / senior communities in 23 states nationwide. Genesis subsidiaries provide post-acute care, long-term care and assisted living / senior services in the local markets they serve. For more information, visit www.genesishcc.com.
For more information on rankings, visit health.usnews.com/best-nursing-homes