Catholic Memorial junior
Sam Kramer works with Linden Grove resident Gloria
Hellner to help her learn about a new feature of the
It’s Never 2 Late computer system in 2016.
Several nursing homes in the Waukesha-Ozaukee-Washington
counties were recognized by the U.S. News & World Report
as some of the best for 2018-19.
On the list from Washington County were: Cedar Lake
Health and Rehabilitation Center, West Bend; and
Samaritan Health Center, West Bend.
For Waukesha County, making the list were: Shorehaven
Health & Rehabilitation Center, Oconomowoc; Care Age of
Brookfield, Brookfield; LindenGrove New Berlin, New
Berlin; and LindenGrove Waukesha, Waukesha.
Sarah Chudnow Campus in Mequon and Heritage Health
Services in Port Washington, both in Ozaukee County,
made the list.
U.S. News & World Report evaluated 15,000 nursing homes
nationwide, in every state. The rating is based on
performance in long-term care or rehabilitation services
evaluating medical quality, nurse staffing, health
inspections and rehabilitation therapy.
Cedar Community’s long-term care is rated better than
average with an overall nurse staffing as better than
average, while medical care quality measures is high
performing. Cedar Community’s short-term rehabilitation
received a high performing rating, with many categories
rating much higher than the national average.
“Cedar Community’s level of care exemplifies the quality
of team members who provide a high-level of resident
care and live by our mission of ‘creating life-enhancing
relationships, services and environments’ for our
residents and patients,” said Kelli DeRuyter,
LindenGrove of Waukesha County has an overall rating of
better than average and was also recognized for its
level of care.
U.S. News & World Report’s findings are shared on their
Nursing Home Finder webpage,
http://health.usnews.com/best-nursing-homes. Cedar Community is also a Medicare
five-star rated nursing home,
ratings provide valuable information for potential
residents and their families navigating retirement
facilities allowing them to make informed decisions
about the quality of care provided.
LindenGrove’s Marketing Director Erica Hayes said the
facility is pleased with the recognition and is always
striving to best serve its residents.