ROCKY HILL (November 7, 2019) – On October 31, 2019 60 West in Rocky Hill, CT was named a 2019-20 Best Nursing Home by U.S. News and World Report. The announcement marked the second U.S. News award for 60 West in two years, this time in the Long Term Care category.
“It is wonderful to receive this award two years in a row and is a reflection of the hard work of the 60 West team and the environment the residents, staff and families have created here. Coupling this second award with our Five Star CMS rating and Bronze quality award will propel us towards more great things in 2020.” said Jessica DeRing, Administrator at 60 West. U.S. News and World Report’s rating process uses a standard for Best Nursing Home status that is more rigorous than the Star Rating system utilized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Part of the iCare Health Network, 60 West is a 95 bed skilled nursing facility committed to providing skilled nursing care and services for physically, mentally and cognitively impaired individuals who are difficult to place in a standard nursing home or long-term care setting. 60 West is Medicaid and Medicare Certified and serves a diverse population of residents including those with acquired brain injuries, Alzheimer’s and other memory and cognitive disorders and those patients referred through a partnership with the State of Connecticut.