November 11, 2019

Press Releases

Cedar Community Named Among the Best Nursing Homes by U.S. News & World Report Second Year in a Row

Cedar Community of West Bend is proud to announce it has been identified as one of the Best Nursing Homes for 2019-20 by U.S. News & World Report, a global authority in health care rankings, for the second consecutive year.

Cedar Community’s short-term rehabilitation received a high performing rating, with many categories rating much higher than the national average, especially nursing and patient-centered care. The data used to evaluate each nursing home and short-term rehabilitation comes from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services (CMS). The rating is based on nurse staffing, patient outcomes, facility complaints, and rehabilitation therapy, and are defined as high performing, average, or below average.

“Cedar Community team members go above and beyond to provide exceptional care, compassion, and support to our residents. This award is a wonderful way to acknowledge and honor the teamwork of those who make Cedar Community a place where our residents can enjoy, explore, and embrace their best life,” says Kelli DeRuyter, Administrator and Vice President of Clinical Services.

Cedar Lake Health and Rehabilitation Center’s ranking is among the elite top 20 percent of the 15,000 U.S. skilled nursing facilities nationwide. U.S. News & World Report’s findings are shared on its web page,

Cedar Community is also a Medicare five-star rated nursing home, These 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.