Ascension Living Skilled Nursing Centers Named to Best Nursing Home List

Eighteen Ascension Living facilities are among the 21% of U.S. skilled nursing facilities recognized as a Best Nursing Home for 2020-21 by U.S. News & World Report.

The Ascension Living skilled nursing facilities earned Best Nursing Home status by achieving a rating of “High Performing,” the highest possible rating, for short-stay rehabilitation, long-term care or both. U.S. News gives the designation of Best Nursing Home only to those homes that satisfy the publication’s assessment of the appropriate use of key services and consistent performance in quality measures. The Ascension Living skilled nursing facilities awarded the prestigious U.S. News and World Report badges:

1. Ascension Living Alexian Village, Milwaukee – Short-stay Rehabilitation
2. Ascension Living Borgess Place, Kalamazoo, Michigan – Short-stay Rehabilitation
3. Ascension Living Carroll Manor, Washington, D.C. – Short-stay Rehabilitation and Long-term Care
4. Ascension Living Franciscan Place, Brookfield, Wisconsin – Short-stay Rehabilitation
5. Ascension Living Heritage Village, Kankakee, Illinois – Long-term Care (formerly Presence Heritage Village)
6. Ascension Living Lakeshore at Siena, Racine, Wisconsin – Short-stay Rehabilitation and Long-term Care
7. Ascension Living Nazarethville Place, Des Plaines, Illinois – Long-term Care (formerly Presence Nazarethville)
8. Ascension Living Providence Village, Waco, Texas – Short-stay Rehabilitation
9. Ascension Living Resurrection Village Life Center, Chicago, Illinois – Short-stay Rehabilitation and Long-term Care (formerly Presence Resurrection Life Center)
10. Ascension Living Resurrection Place, Park Ridge, Illinois – Short-stay Rehabilitation and Long-term Care (formerly Presence Resurrection Nursing and Rehabilitation Center)
11. Ascension Living Saint Benedict Village, Niles, Illinois – Short-stay Rehabilitation and Long-term Care (formerly Presence Saint Benedict Nursing and Rehabilitation Center)
12. Ascension Living St. Catherine Laboure Place, Jacksonville, Florida – Short-stay Rehabilitation
13. Ascension Living St. Francis Place, Milwaukee – Short-stay Rehabilitation
14. Ascension Living St. Joseph’s Place, Emmitsburg, Maryland – Short-stay Rehabilitation
15. Ascension Living Via Christi Village - McLean, Wichita, Kansas – Short-stay Rehabilitation
16. Ascension Living Via Christi Village - Ridge, Wichita, Kansas – Short-stay Rehabilitation and Long-term Care
17. Ascension Living Villa Franciscan Place, Joliet, Illinois – Short-stay Rehabilitation (formerly Presence Villa Franciscan)
18. Ascension Living Casa Scalabrini Village, Northlake, Illinois – Short-stay Rehabilitation and Long-term Care (formerly Presence Casa Scalabrini Nursing and Rehabilitation Center)

“This designation is evidence of our dedication to our mission and to providing personalized care and service to our residents and guests by every member of the Ascension Living team,” said Danny Stricker, president, Ascension Living. “It is an honor to have 18 of our communities nationally recognized by this leading publication. I am grateful for our talented, caring associates, who are driven by a commitment to deliver quality care.”

Now in its 11th year, the U.S. News Best Nursing Home 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. The Best Nursing Home ratings reflect U.S. News’s exclusive analysis of publicly available data using a methodology defined by U.S. News that evaluates factors that it has determined most greatly impact patient and resident care, safety, and outcomes. This year, to accompany the new ratings, nursing home profile pages were updated to include a patient safety summary that reflects COVID-19 data alongside other measurements of safety and related advice on choosing a home or facility amidst the pandemic. To learn more about Ascension Living, visit www.ascensionliving.org. For more information behind both U.S. News ratings please refer to the FAQ.

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Ascension Living, based in St. Louis and part of Ascension, is a mission-driven senior living provider deeply connected to our Catholic faith that cares for the physical, mental, spiritual and social well-being of all individuals we serve. Our Mission calls us to provide spiritually centered, holistic care to seniors, particularly those most in need. We offer a wide range of programs tailored to meet the unique needs of older adults. Regardless of everyone’s stage in life, our goal is to provide seniors with opportunities designed to make their lives joyful, enriching and satisfying. With communities in 11 states and the District of Columbia, our ministries are continually developing and adopting new best practices in care that enhance the experiences of our residents, program participants and patients. Learn more at www.ascensionliving.org.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 146 hospitals and more than 40 senior living facilities – in 19 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization. Visit www.ascension.org