Monday, February 20, 2012
Seton Health at Schuyler Ridge Recognized Among Best Nursing Homes by U.S. News & World Report
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – Seton Health at Schuyler Ridge, a comprehensive nursing home in Clifton Park, has recently been awarded five-star ratings in U.S. News’ Best Nursing Homes 2012 for the second consecutive year. The ratings are based on data from the federal government’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
An estimated 3.3 million Americans will spend time in a nursing home this year. In order to compare various options, U.S. News & World Report compiled ratings from the 16,000 nursing home facilities in the nation based on data and quality measures from Nursing Home Compare. Nursing Home Compare is a website operated by CMS, the federal agency which sets and enforces standards for all nursing homes enrolled in Medicare or Medicaid. CMS assigns an overall rating of one to five stars based on three key areas: health inspection reports, nurse staffing and quality of care.
Seton Health at Schuyler Ridge is a skilled nursing home offering a wide range of comprehensive medical services for long-term care, rehabilitation and Adult Day Care. Registered nurses are on site 24 hours and a variety of healthcare professionals visit regularly to provide specialized care. For more information, call (518) 371-1400.