Hickory Ridge earns coveted CMS Five-Star status!

Southfield, Michigan (January 24, 2014) — Hickory Ridge in Temperance, Michigan is pleased to announce that it has earned a Five-Star rating, the highest possible from CMS, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

CMS created the Five-Star Quality Rating System to help consumers, their families, and caregivers compare nursing homes more easily and help identify areas about which the consumer might have questions.  Five-Star is the highest designation that can be given in this rating system.

Hickory Ridge provides short-term rehabilitative services, and long-term skilled nursing care.  It has state of the art facilities and equipment for physical, occupational, and speech therapy. Other services include around-the-clock skilled nursing, wound care management, dietary and nutritional services, pain management, respite care, physical, occupational, and speech therapy.

“We are so proud to have earned the prestigious Five-Star rating” said John Gaynier, Regional Director of Operations for Hickory Ridge. “It takes a team of committed staff to create the quality care that earns such an award.  Ratings are based on delivery of services provided and our administrators, nursing staff, rehabilitation experts, and dietary group are determined to deliver quality services in order to improve the lives of our residents and patients.”

Hickory Ridge is located at 951 Hickory Creek Blvd., Temperance, Michigan 48182 and can be reached by calling (734) 206 8200.

With nearly 4,000 licensed beds, the thirty-six nursing communities managed by Ciena Healthcare comprise the largest privately owned operators of skilled nursing and rehabilitation in Michigan.  Five Ciena managed communities are located in Connecticut.  Founded in 1998 by Mohammad Qazi, Ciena Healthcare Management communities offer a holistic approach to patient care, fully committed to residents’ needs and well-being while also promoting their independence.  Ciena’s vision is to be the industry leader by offering new perspectives and innovations and adhering to quality standards that not only exceed regulatory compliance but also achieve excellence.

This entry was posted on Friday, January 24th, 2014.
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