News on behalf of: The Fountains Skilled Nursing & Comprehensive Rehab Cntr.
Contact: Carol Ramirez, VP Community Relations/Foundation
Regarding: The Fountains Awarded Four Star Rating
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Fountains In Yuba City Awarded a "Four Star Rating" by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
The Fountains Skilled Nursing and Comprehensive Rehabilitation Center has received a Four Star Rating from CMS making them the top rated nursing home in the Yuba-Sutter area. Nursing homes can earn up to a five-star rating based upon their performance on health inspections, staffing and quality measures, under guidelines set out by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid.
The rating system implemented by Medicare helps consumers make better decisions regarding which nursing home to place a loved one. According to the Nursing Home Compare website www.medicare.gov/NHCompare The Fountains was rated higher than all the other nursing homes in our area.
Chris Parker, VP Senior Living and Continued care credits the joined efforts of Emma Nelson, Administrator and the dedicated staff of The Fountains in their commitment to provide the best in healthcare to their residents. Emma commented, "I feel buildings are only as good as their staff and we have great staff. Our staff work hard to give professional, current and compassionate care in the cleanest most comfortable atmosphere possible It is rewarding to receive acknowledgement as a top rated nursing facility in the Yuba-Sutter area, validating that our staff are doing a great job. Our mission is to provide compassionate and superior healthcare to everyone in our community and our community is made up of our friends and our families so of course we will give the best care possible."
About The Fountains:
The Fountains has 145 beds dedicated to providing 24-hour licensed nursing for residents who no longer need a full-scale hospital setting, but still need care that must be delivered by medical professionals. The Fountains recently completed a 20,000-square foot expansion, which includes a comprehensive rehabilitation wing. The Physical Rehabilitation Center at The Fountains is designed to help residents regain, improve and maintain their mobility and independence after accidents, strokes, fractures or joint replacement. The dedicated team of rehab professionals ensures a high ratio of patients being discharged back to their own homes.
For more information call 530-790-3000 or visit www.frhg.org.
Rideout Health Group is a system of two acute-care, not-for-profit hospitals: Rideout Memorial Hospital, and Fremont Medical Center; the Heart Center at Rideout, the Cancer Center affiliated with UC Davis and a host of ancillary services including senior living, Alzheimer's care, home health, hospice and durable medical equipment, located throughout Marysville and Yuba City. Fremont-Rideout's health system employs more than 1,700 employees and has approximately 263 physicians on the medical staff.