Pine Haven Christian Communities nursing home, located on Giddings Avenue in Sheboygan Falls, has earned the Five-Star Overall Rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), as well as a Five-Star Rating for Staffing and Quality. Five Stars signifies a “much above average” rating, and is the highest ranking a nursing home can achieve. The Five-Star overall rating is made up of three areas, state surveys or health inspections, staffing levels and quality measures.
Administrator and Director of Clinical Services, Michele Oostdyk commented, “We’re thrilled to be rated 5-Stars by CMS. Our staff has worked very hard over the past two years to continuously improve the quality we provide to our residents. We’re proud of the improvements we have made, and our staff is dedicated to continue to make things better for our residents each and every day. This showcases what a fantastic team we have working here at Pine Haven Christian Home. They are extremely dedicated to our residents.”
CMS reviews nursing homes regularly and updates rankings on the official US Government Site for Medicare, http://www.medicare.gov. Homes are reviewed and ranked for four criteria: State survey results, staffing levels, quality measures, and overall. State health inspection surveys are ranked on a three year running total. Staffing is measured on the ratio of residents to staff. Quality is ranked based on how well the home cares for residents’ needs.
Pine Haven has regularly been recognized throughout Sheboygan County for their Christ-centered, quality care, since they opened in 1950. They have been named the best nursing home and best assisted living in the Sheboygan Press Best of Sheboygan County Readers’ Choice for the past two years running (2012 and 2013 poll).
For more information about Pine Haven visit www.pinehaven.org or call 920-467-2401.