Westminster at Lake Ridge Blog
Posted: Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Westminster at Lake Ridge Skilled Nursing earns top rankings
Westminster at Lake Ridge’s Skilled Nursing has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best skilled nursing centers in the United States.
Nursing Home Finder, which offers comprehensive information about facilities and allows users to compare them. The facilities that earned the Best Nursing Home designation represent about 13 percent of all U.S. facilities.
Westminster at Lake Ridge’s Skilled Nursing earned 5 out of 5 stars, the highest overall ranking U.S. News awarded, placing it among the top health centers in Virginia. Skilled Nursing at Westminster at Lake Ridge also achieved high rankings in categories including health inspections and complaints, staffing, medical care quality measures and fire safety.
Westminster at Lake Ridge’s Skilled Nursing also earned the highest ranking of 5 stars from Medicare’s Nursing Home Compare. The program received high marks overall and in star-rating categories of stringent health inspection, staffing and quality measures. Quality measures on which the program was judged included percentage of residents who showed functional improvement during their stay, the number of those who were successfully discharged to the community and the percentage of those who were assessed and given flu or pneumococcal vaccines, as appropriate.
Overall, Nursing Home Compare deems Westminster at Lake Ridge’s Skilled Nursing “much above average.” Westminster at Lake Ridge’s rehabilitation services has also been recognized for two consecutive years as the Best in Prince William County by voters in Prince William Today’s annual reader poll.
Westminster at Lake Ridge’s Skilled Nursing is Medicare-certified and state-licensed. The program provides comprehensive, round-the-clock care for short-term health challenges, chronic conditions and other long-term nursing care needs, and rehabilitation services. The care team members include registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and certified nursing assistants who are highly skilled and provide competent and compassionate care and assistance to members whenever they need it. Because healing involves physical, mental, social and spiritual dimensions as well, residents can remain as active and engaged as possible by participating in a wide variety of social and educational activities, entertainment and religious services.
Situated on the beautiful Westminster at Lake Ridge campus, the Health Services Center is a healing retreat in a natural sanctuary. The Health Services Center includes 48 private skilled nursing suites, a Long-Term Care area, a separate Short-Stay wing and a rehabilitation gym.
As a Continuing Care Retirement Community, Westminster at Lake Ridge is dedicated to ensuring an enriching, engaged retirement lifestyle with the appropriate level of onsite health services for every member. If you would like to learn more about this unique and special community, please join us for one of our informational events or request information here.