BLOOMFIELD, CT, February 14, 2020 – Duncaster’s Caleb Hitchcock Health Center (Caleb) recently received an overall 5-Star ranking from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Caleb is among 7% of skilled nursing centers nationwide to earn this distinction. Caleb’s ranking is the result of it earning 5-Stars in the categories: health inspections, overall quality, quality measures, staffing and RN staffing.
“Duncaster earned its first 5-Star rating when CMS began its ranking system in 2009 and has now maintained it for over a decade, says Ami Desai, Administrator and Director of Healthcare Services at Duncaster’s Caleb Hitchcock Health Center. “Our team takes exceptional pride in this accomplishment, which demonstrates the highest level of care and clinical competency provided by our staff.”
CMS began star ratings in 2009 with the goal of helping consumers more readily navigate nursing home choices. Their comprehensive, data-driven nationwide system is recognized as the gold standard, offering consumers straightforward metrics that empower them to investigate the quality of care at skilled nursing centers. For more information visit medicare.gov.
Duncaster’s Caleb Hitchcock Health Center is a 60-bed skilled nursing center located on the Duncaster campus. It offers short- and long-term rehabilitation services, physical, occupational and speech therapy, respite and hospice care, memory care and a full array of skilled nursing services delivered in a comfortable, safe environment featuring spacious private rooms with showers, generous closet space, natural lighting and floor-to-ceiling windows. Services available to Duncaster residents and members of the community at large.
Duncaster, a locally-founded not-for-profit, is located in Bloomfield, Connecticut. A Life Plan Community celebrating its 35th anniversary, Duncaster sits on 94 beautiful acres and offers options for senior adults seeking independent living, assisted living, memory care, rehab services, and long-term care. Duncaster was voted the Best Retirement Community by readers of Hartford Magazine, is CARF/CCAC certified, and rated 5-Star by the Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services. Call 860.726.2000 for more information.