Golden Living named by U.S. News

Golden Living Center Kinzua, on Water Street in Warren, has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report in its Best Nursing Homes Rankings for 2014.

“Our staff at Golden Living Center Kinzua are honored and thrilled to see this recognition of their dedication to our Living Center patients and residents,” said Paul Cain, Executive Director for Golden Living Center Kinzua. “Our staff, doctors, nurses, and administrators work together like a family and share a passion for providing quality care. We will continue our commitment to deliver compassionate, clinical care to our patients and residents as well as exceed the state and federal regulations.”

According to the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), about 60 percent of individuals who are over 65 years of age will require some type of long-term care services during their lifetime. More than 40 percent will receive care in a nursing home for some period.

To create Best Nursing Homes 2014, U.S. News & World Report drew on data from Nursing Home Compare, a program run by the CMS, the federal agency that sets and enforces standards for nursing homes. U.S. News & World Report awarded the “Best Nursing Homes” designation to facilities that earned the agency’s highest overall rating of 5-Stars in January 2014.

Golden Living Center Kinzua earned five stars in its overall rating in January 2014, the highest designation possible under the CMS Five-Star Quality Rating System.

U.S. News & World Report rated almost 16,000 nursing homes and has listed the data and information to research care, safety, health inspections, staffing, and more for nearly every nursing facility in the United States at: health.usnews.com/best-nursing-homes.

U.S. News & World Report will periodically update its ratings and other data, but only those homes recognized in January 2014 will display a badge throughout the year.