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VANCOUVER, Wash., Aug. 1, 2011 — /PRNewswire/ — a trio of senior living communities in the Prestige Care family were recently named to the U.S. News & World Report‘s list of “Best Nursing Homes” in 2011 for their dedication to providing the highest standard in senior and rehabilitation care.

Each honoree – Chehalem Health and Rehabilitation Center, Porthaven Health Care Center and Creswell Health and Rehabilitation Center – qualified for inclusion on the list earlier this year by earning perfect scores on the Five-Star Quality Rating System, carried out by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

A community’s rating, ranging from one to five stars, was determined by scores that consider safety, past health inspection results, caregiver and staffing data, as well as other quality measures.

“We are so proud to be recognized for our quality measures,” said Prestige Care CEO Harold Delamarter.  ”We look forward to continuing to deliver on our promise to provide unmatched quality care from the heart at these five-star centers and across the Prestige family of care communities.”

Prestige’s Cascade Terrace Nursing Center in Portland also earned perfect marks on the Five-Star Quality Rating System.  

CMS provides full reports on the nursing and rehabilitation communities it rates on its website at https://cms.gov/CertificationandComplianc/13_FSQRS.asp.

The U.S. News & World Report‘s complete list can be found at health.usnews.com/senior-housing.

About the Honorees

Located in Newberg, Ore. Chehalem Health and Rehabilitation Center provides nursing, rehabilitative and Alzheimer’s and dementia care.  The center offers assistance and support provided by a team of care givers whose goal is to become a positive part of residents’ daily lives, helping patients return home or assisting others in becoming as independent as possible.

Porthaven Health Care Center is a nursing and rehabilitation center in northeast Portland, Ore. with rehabilitation programs for individuals who are stable and no longer require hospitalization, but do need intensive rehabilitation and recovery. Porthaven embraces the Eden philosophy – creating an environment full of life – filling rooms with vibrant plants, therapeutic pets and visiting schoolchildren.

Creswell Health and Rehabilitation Center is a cozy community overlooking Creswell, Ore. This newly remodeled nursing and rehabilitation center offers a choice of private and semi-private rooms. The center’s rooms are comfortable, and the 24-hour care team strives to provide a home-like environment for all residents.

About Prestige Care

Prestige Care inc. is a family of senior living communities operated through a philosophy of caring. With more than 50 communities located throughout the U.S., Prestige Care is based on a core value system of respect, integrity, commitment and trust that serves as the bedrock of every Prestige Care and Prestige Senior Living community. For more information on Prestige Care, visit their website at prestigecare.com.

Contact:

Hollie Fowler (360) 735-7155Prestige Care

Kristi Clough (206) 443-9357Firmani + Associates, inc.206.443.9357

SOURCE Prestige Care

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