Cedar Community recognized as Best Nursing Home for 2020 – 2021 by U.S. News & World Report | By Carrie Sturn

West Bend, WI – Cedar Community is proud to announce it has received recognition as one of the Best Nursing Homes for 2020-2021 by U.S. News & World Report, a global authority in health care ranking.

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This is the third consecutive year Cedar Community has received this ranking out of 15,000 nursing homes nationwide, in every state. Cedar Community earned the status of “High Performing,” the highest possible rating, for short-term rehabilitation.

U.S. News gives the designation of Best Nursing Home only to those organization who satisfy U.S. News’ assessment of the appropriate use of key services and consistent performance in quality measures.

Assessments of services include categories such as registered nurse staffing, physical therapist staffing, consistent nurse staffing, prevention of falls, patients able to return home, and patient-centered rehabilitation therapy.

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“We are proud of the quality of care we provide at Cedar Community and the compassion and skill of our team members. Providing a high level of care allows for greater patient outcomes and successful rehabilitation” said Kelli DeRuyter, RN, BSN, NHA, Administrator/Vice President of Clinical Services.


Now in its 11th year, the U.S. News Best Nursing Homes 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 Homes ratings reflect U.S. News’ 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.


The Best Nursing Home finder features ratings on both long-term and short-term care.

About Cedar Community:
Enjoy, explore and embrace your best life! Live more at Cedar Community, where their natural settings, faith-based mission and high-quality services afford seniors the opportunity to live a more purposeful, fulfilled life among family and friends. From beautiful homes and apartments for active and independent retirees, to assisted living, short-term care and rehabilitation, skilled nursing and memory loss services, Cedar Community is the only not-for-profit, faith-based senior retirement community to provide comprehensive residential and health care services for older adults based in Washington County, Wisconsin.

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