U.S. News & World Report Names Clinton Manor Living Center a 2019-20 Best Nursing Home

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Clinton Manor Living Center is among the 19% of U.S. skilled nursing facilities that have been recognized as a Best Nursing Home for 2019-20 by U.S. News & World Report.

The home earned Best Nursing Homes status by achieving a rating of “High Performing,” the highest possible rating, for Short-Term Rehabilitation and Long-Term Care. U.S. News gives the designation of Best Nursing Home only to those homes that satisfy U.S. News’s assessment of the appropriate use of key services and consistent performance in quality measures.

Cheryl Smith, RN, Administrator of Clinton Manor, is very proud of Clinton Manor’s accomplishments. “We have a culture of person-centered care. We get to know each person’s routine, so we can deliver care according to their wishes and desires. We ensure our residents live a meaningful and satisfying life,” said Smith.

“We also maintain a longevity of employees. Our top leadership level has a combined 80 years tenure. Each nurse in management level and several CNA’s have been with us for more than 10 years. Our entire team provides person-centered care, so we can remain an intimate, close-knit community that feels like home!”

Now in its 10th 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.

“For the aging population in America, a nursing home should meet the specific level of care based on the needs of each patient or resident,” said Kim Castro, editor and chief content officer of U.S. News.

“The U.S. News Best Nursing Home ratings hone in on measurements like emergency room visits, quality of staff and proper distribution of medical and physical therapy to help families make an informed decision,” she said. “These ratings help individuals and their families begin their search for senior care and should be used in consultation with a medical professional and in-depth on-site visits.”

This year, U.S. News introduced a new rating focused on long-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 emergency room visits, and pneumonia vaccination rates, among other metrics.

“The inclusion of the new Long-Term Care Rating in this year’s Best Nursing Homes guide expands the quality of data-driven decision support for patients, residents and families choosing a nursing facility.” said Zach Adams, senior health data analyst at U.S. News. “Here at U.S. News we understand that every person researching a nursing home is looking for qualities specific to their needs. We have updated our methodology to reflect multiple dimensions of care that matter when making this important decision.”

U.S. News also expanded the factors included in the Short-Term Rehabilitation rating that assesses the performance of nursing homes in the care they provide to patients staying at the facility for fewer than 100 days. The quality measures included in this year’s ratings include 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.

At Clinton Manor Living Center, their mission is to passionately support each person in living a meaningful and satisfying life! Clinton Manor is a top-rated nursing facility in the Metro East. A team of highly-skilled RN’s, LPN’s and Certified Nurse Aides assist residents to recuperate from surgery, stroke or illness. Many individuals recuperate and return home, and many enjoy life at the Manor. Clinton Manor also offers an excellent in-house rehabilitation department that provides Occupational, Physical, and Speech Therapy. Clinton Manor wants residents to feel at home during their stay, so they are offered variety of daily choices, and are able to make decisions based on their own individual needs, goals, and preferences. For more information, please go to: www.ClintonManorLivingCenter.com.

U.S. News & World Report is the global leader in quality rankings that empower people to make better, more informed decisions about important issues affecting their lives. A digital news and information company focused on Education, Health, Money, Travel, Cars, and Civic, USNews.com provides consumer advice, rankings, and analysis to serve people making complex decisions throughout all stages of life. More than 40 million people visit USNews.com each month for research and guidance. Founded in 1933, U.S. News is headquartered in Washington, D.C.

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