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Published on February 25, 2012

Avera Nursing Homes Listed in US News & World Report

Three Avera nursing homes were recently listed in the US News and World Report rankings as Best Nursing Homes in 2012.  Weskota Manor Avera, Wessington Springs, Avera Brady Health and Rehab, Mitchell, and Platte Care Center Avera, Platte, all received five stars from the Federal Government’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.  A facility’s overall ranking is geared to its performance in health inspections, nurse staffing, and medical care.  Nursing homes are ranked in tiers according to their star ratings in these three individual areas.  US News and World Report evaluates data from nearly every nursing facility in the United States, updating information every quarter and using it to rate and rank nursing homes in order to assist people and their families when they are looking for good long-term care. 

http://health.usnews.com/health-news/best-nursing-homes/articles/2012/02/07/best-nursing-homes-2012-behind-the-rankings_print.html.