Rated as ‘high-performing’ in U.S. News & World Report review of more than 15,000 nursing homes
Providence Extended Care and Providence Seward Mountain Haven have been recognized as among the best long-term care facilities in the country in the U.S. News & World Report 2019-20 nursing home ratings.
Both received an overall rating of 5/5 and a long-term care rating of “high-performing.” This rating evaluates a home's ability to care for residents who need daily assistance with medical needs such as administering medications and non-medical needs such as dressing, eating and using the bathroom.
“Our caregivers work diligantly to ensure we provide the best care possible to residents of Providence Extended Care,” said Angela Lewis, administrator for Providence Extended Care and Providence Transitional Care Center. “We are honored to be recognized for the compassion, quality-of-care and dignity we provide to older Alaskans in need of care.”
Robert Rang, administrator of Provividence Seward Medical & Care Center, echoed that sentiment.
“Being rated among the best nursing homes in the country is an incredible honor,” Rang said. “This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dediction our team provides to our residents.”
U.S. News rated more than 15,000 nursing homes to help people find the best home for their loved one. The data used to evaluate these homes come from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and include metrics of registered nurse staffing, adherence to best practices in preventive care and resident safety, and minimizing the need for and use of anti-anxiety or hypnotic medications.