Ridgeview Le Sueur awarded 5 stars

November 3, 2017

Ridgeview Le Sueur Nursing & Rehab Center Designated “Best Nursing Home”

Ridgeview Le Sueur Nursing & Rehab Center has been named a “Best Nursing Home for 2017-2018” by the U.S. News & World Report. The organization earned 5 stars again this year to qualify as a top performing nursing home.

U.S. News ranks nursing homes based on the findings of health inspections, nursing staffing and medical quality measures using Medicare data. Ridgeview Le Sueur Medical Center ranked above average for all three measures. Out of 15,000 nursing homes reviewed, only 2,000 earned the designation of a Best Nursing Home.

Ridgeview Le Sueur Nursing & Rehab Center has been working internally on several initiatives to ensure that the highest quality of care possible is offered at all times. These initiatives include working with the National Healthcare Safety Network to improve C. Difficile treatments and to decrease the rate of infection at the organization in conjunction with antibiotic stewardship and vaccinations for residents and staff. Staff members also have an ongoing commitment to quality assurance and performance improvement to continually assess patient care and assure that any issues are addressed promptly.

Ridgeview Le Sueur Nursing & Rehab Center is part of the Ridgeview Le Sueur Medical Center campus, which includes a critical access hospital, short-term to long-term nursing care, Sunrise Plaza Independent Living Apartments and an Adult Day Health Center.

Visit health.usnews.com/best-nursing-homes to learn more about the rankings and to see how Ridgeview Le Sueur Medical Center compares to other nursing homes in the area.

About Ridgeview Medical Center
Ridgeview Medical Center is an independent, nonprofit, regional health care system serving the southwest metro region of the Twin Cities. Its network includes three hospitals—located in Waconia, Arlington, and Le Sueur—a multitude of primary and specialty care clinics, emergency services and specialty programs, a nursing home, independent living apartments and Two Twelve Medical Center in Chaska—a free-standing 24/7 emergency and urgent care facility with multispecialty clinics and services. For more information about Ridgeview Medical Center, visit www.ridgeviewmedical.org.

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