Westview Health Care Center, a 103 bed skilled nursing facility located in Dayville, Connecticut has been named among the top nursing homes in the United States according to a report published in US News and World Report.
The article, which was posted March 11, 2009 ranked 15,000-plus nursing homes nation wide on quality indexes such as Staffing, Quality Measures and State Inspections.
Westview Health Care Center was among 27 nursing homes across the United States to attain the ranking on the report's first published "Honor Roll". When reviewing the report it is also notes that Westview is one of three nursing facilities in Connecticut to achieve this honorable mark of distinction.
Westview Administrator David T. Panteleakos remarks, "When you work in this industry you know how difficult it can be to achieve good scores because of the complex standards and regulations placed on health care institutions by the Federal and State agencies. We truly strive to exceed these standards each day because the ultimate beneficiaries of our efforts are our patients, residents and their respective family members. Reports like this give us a renewed perspective of exactly how far that hard work has taken us. This is a very proud moment for all of us here at Westview."
One of Westview's longtime Certified Nursing Assistant's, Sue Orr of Killingly Connecticut states,"I think I can speak for my co-workers by saying that we do the best we can every day to provide the best care possible and we are all very proud to be recognized by US News and World Report. I can honestly say that in my 27 years of working at Westview, we have always strived for excellence and with this new ranking system; it feels good that our work is now also acknowledged by the regulators and the press."
All 27 facilities garnered a perfect five stars in each one of the categories the federal government applies to nursing homes, which can be found on www.medicare.gov Home Compare. Feel free to review Westview's rating from the US News and World Report.
If you or your loved one would like more information or to take a tour of the facility, we invite you to a closer look at Westview Health Care Center.
Please contact our Resident Services office at 860-774-8574