WASHINGTON, D.C. AND CLEARWATER, FLA., (Dec. 1, 2016) — Westchester Gardens Rehabilitation Care Center in Clearwater, Fla., managed by The Goodman Group, has received the highest possible overall rating of five stars in U.S. News & World Report’s eighth annual “Best Nursing Homes,” available exclusively at www.usnews.com/best-nursing-homes. Westchester Gardens, the premier short term rehabilitation care facility in the Clearwater area, offers a full range of services, including comprehensive rehabilitation services, physical/occupational/speech, a stroke management program, skilled nursing, and short-term stays, as well as hospice, respite, transitional sub-acute and long-term care.
“We are incredibly proud to receive this national recognition, and also of our staff and their dedication to providing exceptional Platinum Service® for our residents,” said Craig Edinger, CEO of The Goodman Group. “With a total of 690 registered nursing homes in Florida, we are proud to be among the 100 which received an overall 5-star rating by U.S. World & News Report.”
Created by the publisher of Best Hospitals and Best Children’s Hospitals, the Best Nursing Homes 2016 ratings highlight the top nursing homes in each city and state, out of nearly 15,000 facilities nationwide. The 2,000-plus nursing homes that earned the designation represent about 13 percent of all homes nationwide, and reflect a 41 percent decrease from last year. Westchester Gardens Rehabilitation Care Center is one of two nursing homes recognized in Clearwater, Fla.
“Several million Americans will spend at least some time in a nursing home this year, whether undergoing rehab after a hospital stay or as long-term residents,” said Brian Kelly, editor and chief content officer of U.S. News. “Finding a nursing home that meets an individual’s specific needs can be challenging for families. Our nursing home ratings are designed to help potential residents and their loved ones navigate this difficult process.”