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Eastridge named to U.S. News Best Nursing Homes list

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Eastridge named to U.S. News Best Nursing Homes list

Posted On: January 20, 2020 by Community HealthCare System in: News

Eastridge Skilled Nursing Facility is one of the top nursing homes in the country according to U.S. News & World Report. The Centralia nursing home is operated by Community HealthCare System, or CHCS, and is one of 2,969 nursing homes out of 15,000 nationwide to earn the designation. In Kansas, Eastridge was one of only 27 homes to receive an overall rating of 5 out of 5. “We’re proud of the quality experience we provide for our residents,” said Lura Flentie, CHCS director of long-term care services. “Our staff truly cares for each resident as if they were a member of the family.” U.S. News rates nursing homes on staffing; success in preventing hospitalizations and emergency room visits; pneumonia vaccination rates; percentage of patients who use antipsychotic, antianxiety, or hypnotic drugs; prevention of pressure ulcers and falls; and other metrics. Homes are evaluated on both short-term and long-term care. Data for the ratings are obtained primarily
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