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WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE RATED FIVE STARS?
The Five Star Quality Rating System (provided by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid services [CMS]) helps consumers compare nursing homes more easily, giving each home a 1 to 5 star score. This score comes from individual ratings in three different area of facility performance.
Nursing homes with 5 Stars, like the Heritage Health facilities listed on this site, are considered to have above average quality, according to the CMS rating system.
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This rating is based on how well the facility meets Medicare's minimum quality requirements. Eacy facility is reviewed at least annually. The results of the last three years' worth of inspections comprise of the score. The most recent inspection carries the greatest weight.
This rating looks at the number of hours of care provided to each resident each day. This information is "acuity based", meaning it considers the care needs of the resident when looking at the number of staff available. This measure looks at both RN staff and total nursing staff.
This rating looks at 11 different clinical and physical characteristics of nursing home residents, and compares the facility is caring for the residents' physical and clinical needs.