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Providence Life Services Awarded Best Nursing Homes by U.S. News & World Report

USNews2020_blog_Portrait_350x350.pngAll four of Providence Life Services’ skilled nursing communities are among the 21% of U.S. skilled nursing facilities that have been recognized as a Best Nursing Home for 2020-21 by U.S. News & World Report.

Victorian Village Health & Wellness Center, Park Place Health & Wellness Center of Elmhurst, and Park Place Health & Wellness Center of St. John all earned Best Nursing Homes status by achieving a rating of “High Performing,” the highest possible rating, for Short-Term Rehabilitation.  Providence Healthcare & Rehabilitation of Downers Grove earned “High Performing” for both Short-Term and Long-Term Rehabilitation. U.S. News gives the designation of Best Nursing Home only to those homes that satisfy U.S. News’ assessment of the appropriate use of key services and consistent performance in quality measures.

The U.S. News recognition received by the Providence Life Services skilled nursing facilities speaks to the dedication the staff have for high quality and positive outcomes.

Now in its 11th year, the U.S. News Best Nursing Homes ratings and profiles offer comprehensive information about care, safety, health inspections, staffing and more for nearly all of the nation’s 15,000-plus nursing homes. The Best Nursing Homes ratings reflect U.S. News’ exclusive analysis of publicly available data using a methodology defined by U.S. News that evaluates factors that it has determined most greatly impact patient and resident care, safety, and outcomes. This year, to accompany the new ratings, nursing home profile pages were updated to include a patient safety summary that reflects COVID-19 data alongside other measurements of safety and related advice on choosing a home or facility amidst the pandemic.

“U.S. News strives to provide access to information that allows consumers to make educated decisions on all types of care,” said Ben Harder, managing editor and chief of health analysis at U.S. News. “Updating the profiles to include a patient safety summary that highlights COVID-19 data paired with other measures of care arms families, caregivers and patients with the information needed to make a decision that keeps safety at the highest priority.” 

The Best Nursing Home finder features ratings on both long-term and short-term care. The Long-Term Care Rating aims to provide prospective residents who need help with daily activities, and their families, with analysis and information regarding the quality of care provided by nursing homes. The rating includes data on staffing, success in preventing ER visits and pneumonia vaccination rates, among other metrics. The short-term rating incorporates measures of quality including consistency of registered nurse staffing, use of antipsychotic drugs and success in preventing falls.

For more information behind both U.S. News ratings please refer to the FAQ.

Providence Life Services offers senior living options in Indiana, Illinois, and Michigan. Our goal is to provide the right amenities, activities, and care services that you need to live your best life as you age. Our mission is to enhance the lives of those we serve in the name of Jesus Christ.

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