Saginaw, MI, May 03, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- St. Francis Home Skilled Nursing & Rehab facility in Saginaw, MI. has received, for the second year in a row, the highest possible overall rating of five stars in U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Nursing Homes.
“St. Francis Home of Saginaw is extremely proud of its continued recognition as a 5 Star nursing home by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services,” says Sr. Margaret Mary Turner, RSM, Administrator. “Maintaining the 5 star rating indicates the collaboration of physicians, nursing and all departments as a single team committed to excellence in resident care.”
Why does U.S. News rate nursing homes?
Roughly 1.4 million individuals, including one in every 34 individuals 65 and older, will wake up in a U.S. nursing home. U.S. News wants to help families find a good and caring facility for those they cherish.
Families considering placement for their loved one find that it is important to know the formula in which U.S. News rates nursing homes. So exactly how does U.S. News rate nursing homes?
To create “Best Nursing Homes” 2015, U.S. News drew on data from Nursing Home Compare, a program run by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the federal agency that sets and enforces standards for nursing homes.
Through evaluating health inspections, nurse staffing and quality measures, U.S. News awarded the “Best Nursing Homes” designation to facilities that recently earned the agency’s highest overall rating of five stars.
The rankings are available online, exclusively at http://www.usnews.com/best-nursing-homes.
About St. Francis Home
Founded in 1953, St. Francis Home is a leading Catholic not-for-profit health care organization in Michigan that offers skilled nursing, post-hospital rehabilitation including physical, occupational and speech therapy, memory care and hospice. Believing that whole health includes spiritual growth, St. Francis Home, in its mission, offers Healing...In the Light of Faith. It has consistently been rated among the top performing skilled nursing homes in Michigan for clinical quality, and is the recipient of numerous state and national recognitions for patient care and nursing excellence. For more information, please visit http://www.stfrhome.org