NEW BRITAIN - Jerome Home, which offers skilled nursing, inpatient/outpatient rehabilitation, residential care, memory care and assisted living at 975 Corbin Ave., recently received the highest Best Nursing Homes Rating from U.S. News & World Report.
Jerome Home, managed by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services, received the top “high performing” rating for Short-Term Rehabilitation and Long-Term Care, meriting the highest Overall Rating.
Of the more than 15,000 nursing homes evaluated nationwide by U.S. News, only 2,969 facilities met the top criteria. A total of 420 nursing homes were deemed “high performing” for both Short-Term Rehabilitation and Long-Term Care. The Overall Rating, based on a five-point scale, evaluates the wide range of care for long-term residents and short-term patients. Ratings are categorized as “below average,” “average” or “high performing.”
“To receive this designation from U.S. News & World Report is such a privilege,” said Lori Toombs, executive director of Jerome Home. “Jerome Home remains committed to continuous quality that promotes improvements for all our residents/patients. We do this by empowering our employees to be engaged in quality and continuous strides to make the patient experience excellent.”
In the Short-Term Rehabilitation category, Jerome Home exceeded the state and national averages in nurse staffing; physical therapist staffing; patient-centered rehabilitation therapy; patients’ ability to return home; prevention of falls; and other factors. The new Long-Term Care rating was based on nurse staffing, hospitalizations, ability to self-care and additional areas.
“We look forward to many additional years of being recognized as high performing,” Toombs said.
U.S. News & World Report rates nursing homes to assist families in finding the best facilities for their loved ones. Consumers can use these quality measures to choose a nursing facility, find out about the care and quality where a loved one already lives, and/or learn information to discuss with the care staff.
To view the U.S. News & World Report summary about Jerome Home, visit https://health.usnews.com/best-nursing-homes/area/ct/jerome-home-075343.
Jerome Home, managed by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services, is located at 975 Corbin Ave. in New Britain. Jerome Home offers skilled nursing, inpatient/outpatient rehabilitation, residential care, memory care and assisted living. For more information about Jerome Home, visit www.jeromehome.org.