RMH’s RHCF named ‘Best Nursing Home’

Rome Memorial Hospital’s Residential Health Care Facility is among the 19% of U.S. skilled nursing facilities that have been recognized as a Best Nursing Home for 2019-20 by U.S. News & World Report.

The home earned Best Nursing Homes status by achieving a rating of “high performing,” the highest possible rating, for short-term rehabilitation. U.S. News awards the designation of Best Nursing Home only to those homes that satisfy U.S. News’s assessment of the appropriate use of key services and consistent performance in quality measures.

RMH provides short-term rehabilitation for individuals recovering from surgery, an illness or an accident to improve their function and strength so they can return home. Individualized treatment plans may include a combination of physical, occupational and speech-swallowing therapy, along with skilled nursing care.

“It is a strong reflection of the clinical expertise and compassionate care that our dedicated employees provide on a daily basis,” said RHCF Administrator Anthony Joseph.

Now in its 10th year, 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.

In addition to the U.S. News honor, the New York State Nursing Home Quality Initiative has ranked the 80-bed skilled nursing facility in the top-20% of skilled nursing facilities for four consecutive years.