Bracken County Nursing & Rehabilitation Center has been designated one of the nation’s ‘Best Nursing Homes‘ by U.S. News & World Report, according to a report released this week by the national news magazine.
Bracken County Nursing & Rehab was one of several homes operated by Louisville, Ky.-based Signature HealthCARE that were named to the list, which is compiled using data published in January by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
U.S. News has awarded the ‘Best Nursing Home’ distinction to homes that earned an overall rating of five stars, the highest rating CMS awards nursing homes. Under the five-star rating system, nursing homes are assessed in three main categories: health inspections, quality measures and staffing. The overall rating combines scores received in each of the three categories.
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