Cedar Community is proud to announce they have received recognition as one of the Best Nursing Homes for 2024 by U.S. News & World Report, a global authority in health care ranking. This is the sixth year Cedar Community has received this ranking out of over 15,000 nursing homes nationwide, in every state. Cedar Community’s short-term rehabilitation has an overall rating of five out of five and earned the status of “High Performing,” the highest possible rating. The rating evaluates Cedar Community’s post-acute care for patients recovering from a hospital stay.  

U.S. News gives the designation of Best Nursing Home only to those organizations who satisfy U.S. News’ assessment of the appropriate use of key services and consistent performance in quality measures. Assessments of services include categories such as nurse staffing, physical therapist staffing, consistent nurse staffing, prevention of falls, patients able to return home, and patient-centered rehabilitation therapy. 

“This recognition not only reflects the high standards and professionalism of Cedar Community, but acknowledges the compassion and dedication of the team members who contribute to the positive outcomes for patients,” says Kelli DeRuyter, RN, BSN, NHA, Administrator/Vice President of Clinical Services. “It’s a noteworthy achievement and a testament to the organization’s commitment to excellence in healthcare services.”

The U.S. News Best Nursing Homes ratings and profiles offer comprehensive information about care, safety, health inspections, staffing, and more for nearly all of the nation’s 15,000-plus nursing homes. The Best Nursing Homes ratings reflect U.S. News’ exclusive analysis of publicly available data using a methodology defined by U.S. News that evaluates factors that it has determined most greatly impact patient and resident care, safety, and outcomes. 

The Best Nursing Home finder features ratings on both long-term and short-term care. To learn more, visit https://health.usnews.com/best-nursing-homes. These ratings provide guidance to help residents, families, and caregivers when they are researching the quality of nursing homes.