Payson Care Center in Payson, Arizona, recently earned a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
The CMS ratings system is designed to assist the public in choosing care for their loved ones. It calculates the ratings based on results of health inspections, staffing and quality measures (including pain management, pressure ulcers, weight loss and falls).
“Achieving a five-star rating for overall quality in a skilled nursing facility is a culmination of hard work and commitment to our resident population,” said Geoff Rauch, executive director. “I am very proud to be part of such a terrific team!”
“Hard work and the dedication of our staff to excel and improve each and every day has contributed to this success,” said Jasmina Brkovic, director of nursing. “Maintaining a five-star rating is tough work, and we always strive to provide the best care for our residents. Our staff is thankful and humbled for being recognized as a five-star building.”
The rating was official on Aug. 17, 2017.