Birchaven Village and Independence House, divisions of Blanchard Valley Health System, have earned a Five Star Overall ranking from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Recognitions such as this are a measure of how well we are doing,” explained Bridgett Mundy, Director of both facilities. “Throughout our organization we have forged a culture that inspires people to do the extraordinary every day.”
Nursing Home Compare allows consumers to compare information about long term care facilities. It contains quality of care information on over 15,000 Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing facilities in the country. CMS ranks each of these nursing homes on a scale of 1-5 Stars with 5 being the Top Score. Health Inspections, Quality Measures, Staffing hours per resident and Registered Nursing hours per resident are each given an individual score. The individual Star Ratings are then combined into an Overall Star Rating.
To learn more about Birchaven Village and Independence House, visit bvhealthsystem.org.