Richfield, Ohio (December 5, 2017) – Regina Health Center, located in Richfield, has been named one of the best nursing homes in the country by U.S. News & World Report
. The publication evaluated more than 15,000 homes nationwide in every state and nearly 100 major metropolitan areas. In Ohio, 130 nursing homes made the list.
To create the list, U.S. News
used data from Nursing Home Compare, a program run by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The nursing homes were rated "poor" to "top-performing" on a scale of 1 to 5. Nursing home performance was evaluated over time, averaging monthly data over a year and much emphasis was placed on strong performance in medical quality measures.
“For nearly 25 years, Regina Health Center has been providing compassionate, faith-based care. We are extremely proud to be recognized for providing such high-quality care by U.S. News as a ‘Best Nursing Home,’ which places us in the top tier of nursing homes in Ohio and around the country” said Regina Health Center Executive Director Mark Yantek. “In addition to being a ‘Best Nursing Home,’ Regina Health Center continues to be recognized for quality by maintaining the highest CMS Five-Star Quality Rating and scoring in the top 1 percent of all Ohio nursing homes in the most recent Ohio Department of Aging family satisfaction survey.”
The U.S. News
Nursing Home Finder offers comprehensive information about care, safety, health inspections, staffing and more for nearly every nursing home in the country. With this tool, individuals can easily conduct a customized search for a highly rated nursing home by location, distance, Medicare and Medicaid coverage and size. The facilities that received the designation of a best U.S. News nursing home for 2017-18 represent about 15 percent of all homes across the country.
In the Ohio Department of Aging (ODA) family satisfaction survey released in May, Regina Health Center had a score of 93.2 out of 100, placing it fifth statewide among 541 nursing homes for which data were available.
About Regina Health Center
Regina Health Center is a Medicare/Medicaid certified nursing facility with 101-licensed nursing beds, a special dementia care unit, 54 assisted living units, respite care services, and short-term inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation. Located in Richfield, Ohio, Regina Health Center provides compassionate and holistic health care services in a unique setting for people seeking a faith-based environment. Residents include members of religious communities, clergy from the Dioceses of Cleveland and Youngstown, and lay people.
Regina Health Center is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, which includes two Catholic hospitals, two skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, three grantmaking foundations, and six outreach organizations in Ohio and South Carolina.