Nursing home ratings

Central Kentucky nursing home rankings

August 7, 2011 

This is part of our series of quarterly rankings of nursing homes in Fayette and five surrounding counties. The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has ranked them based on health inspections, staffing and quality measures. Five stars represents much-above-average care; four stars, above-average care; three stars, average care; two stars, below-average care; one star, much-below-average care.

Five stars

■ Homestead Nursing Center, Lexington

■ Tanbark Health Care Center, Lexington

■ Pine Meadows Health Care, Lexington

■ Cambridge Place, Lexington

■ Bourbon Heights Nursing Home, Paris

■ Telford Terrace, Richmond

■ The Terrace Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Berea

Four stars

■ Cardinal Hill Rehab Unit at Samaritan Hospital, Lexington

■ Sayre Christian Village Nursing Home, Lexington

■ Clark Regional Medical Center, Winchester

■ Signature Healthcare of Georgetown, Georgetown

Three stars

■ Rose Manor Health Care, Lexington

■ Kenwood Health and Rehabilitation Center, Richmond

Two stars

■ Mayfair Manor, Lexington

■ Northpoint/Lexington Healthcare Center, Lexington

■ Richmond Place Rehabilitation and Health Center, Lexington

■ Royal Manor, Nicholasville

■ Dover Manor, Georgetown

One star

■ Lexington Country Place, Lexington

■ Berea Health Care Center, Berea

■ Madison Health & Rehabilitation Center, Richmond

(Each of the next two nursing homes is a Special Focus Facility, which means it has a history of persistent poor quality of care and has been selected for more frequent inspections.)

■ Bluegrass Care & Rehabilitation Center, Lexington

■ Fountain Circle Health And Rehabilitation, Winchester

For federal rankings of all nursing homes, go to Medicare.Gov/NHCompare. Compiled by Kentuckians for Nursing Home Reform,

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