Five-star quality rating achieved from CMS

HARVARD, IL, March 29, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ — Mercyhealth Harvard Care Center, 901 Grant St., received an overall five-star quality rating from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Mercyhealth Harvard Care Center has been an overall five-star, top performing nursing homes by CMS for the last five years.

“We are extremely proud to be included in the list of top skilled nursing facilities in the state,” said Kathy Kus, director of the Mercyhealth Harvard Care Center. “I am extremely proud of all of the staff that works here. We remain very committed to the Harvard area, including all of McHenry County, well into the future.”

The care center is a 34-bed facility that offers short term and long-term care, respite care, and rehabilitation services with immediate access to Mercyhealth Hospital and Medical Center-Harvard. The U.S. News rankings rely on data from Nursing Home Compare, a consumer web site run by CMS. The overall rating is based on three areas: health inspection results, quality measures and staffing. Mercyhealth Harvard Care Center received an overall five-star quality rating.

The care center offers the following services:

24-hour skilled nursing care
Housekeeping and laundry services
Immediate access to all Mercy Harvard Hospital services
Long-term care
Nutrition services
Occupational therapy
Physical therapy
Recreation and social activities
Religious services
Short-term respite care
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