Namast Alzheimer Center Receives Highest Rating From U.S. News & World Report

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) Namast Alzheimer Center has received the highest possible overall rating of five stars in U.S. News & World Reports seventh annual Best Nursing Homes, available exclusively at U.S. News & World Report.

Best Nursing Homes draws on data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, a federal agency that assesses homes in three categories health inspections, level of nurse staffing, and quality of care and gives each an overall rating.

U.S. News awarded the Best Nursing Home designation to homes that earned an overall rating of five stars from CMS in January 2015.

A five star community is a result of a caring and compassionate team who places the resident at the center of focus of care. This occurs with strong leadership and consistent processes that all associates practice 100% of the time, says Janice Fisher, senior executive director of the south state senior living communities for Centura Health. Namast Alzheimer Center is a true picture of excellence.

Namast Alzheimer Center is one of six senior living communities in the Centura Health network. Centura Health is on the forefront of evolving the health care delivery model to meet population health needs and deliver consistent, high-value care. As the regions leading health care provider, it is in a unique position to continually share and collaborate to find new ways to improve safety and quality of care each and every day. The integrated network dedicates comprehensive resources to employing standardized, evidence-based clinical protocols, monitoring outcomes throughout its network, and maintaining an unwavering commitment to clinical excellence and superior patient outcomes.

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About Namast Alzheimer Center
Namast Alzheimer Center, located at 2 Penrose Boulevard, Colorado Springs, CO is a 64-bed residential Alzheimers care facility that is designed and staffed specifically for people with Alzheimers and related disorders. From the moment you walk in, you can tell Namast Alzheimer Center is a very special place. Alzheimers care residents are treated like honored guests. At Namast, we encourage people with Alzheimers to live their lives as independently as possible. For more information, please visit the Namast Alzheimer Center website.

About Centura Health
Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 6,000 physicians and 18,100 of the best hearts and minds in health care. Through our 15 hospitals, six senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician practices and clinics, home care and hospice services, and Flight For Life Colorado, we are making the regions best health care accessible and affordable in every community we serve. We believe you can inspire the people you care about to live healthier lives by encouraging them to do the little things that can make a bigdifference. Were Centura Health, and were here for your health. For information on Centura Health or any of the facilities in our network, please visit Centura Health website.