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Lexington Health Care Center of La Grange Recognized by US News & World Report as a 'Best Nursing Home'

Monday, May 16, 2011 General News J E 4
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LA GRANGE, Ill., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lexington Health Care Center of La Grange has received the coveted and honorable Five-Star Quality Rating from CMS (Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services) and has been recognized by US News & World Report as a 'Best Nursing Home.'

CMS created the Five-Star Quality Rating to assist consumers, their families and caregivers in comparing nursing and rehabilitative facilities. This rating system gives each facility a rating between 1 and 5 stars. Facilities with 5 stars, such as Lexington Health Care Center of La Grange, are considered to be well above the average quality. The Five-Star Quality Rating is based on gathering the following data from facilities:

  • Health Inspections
  • Staffing
  • Quality Measures

The combined star rating of each of the above sources calculate an overall rating. US News & World Report gathers its information from Nursing Home Compare, a consumer site run by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and then ranks the facilities accordingly.

Lexington Health Care Center of La Grange takes great pride in providing the best and highest quality of care to its patients, residents and their families through its state-of-the-art building, expert-trained staff and in-depth programs and protocols and is honored to receive the title of 'Best Nursing Home' from US News & World Report.

Lexington Health Care Centers, a subsidiary of Lexington Health Network, have been a part of the Chicagoland area since 1983, managing more than 2,000 skilled nursing beds in 10 different nursing and rehabilitation facilities. Lexington Health Network offers a full continuum of care, from post-hospital rehabilitation, long-term care, independent and assisted living, home health care, hospice care and private care services. Together, Lexington Health Network employs more than 2,500 full and part-time employees who all work in unison to provide immeasurable value to the communities served. All of the facilities are located in the Chicagoland suburbs, providing management and ownership daily as well as opportunities for ongoing involvement and support. For more information, visit www.lexingtonhealth.com.

SOURCE Lexington Health Care Center of La Grange

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