Life Care Center of Sarasota, Florida, has been named a 2016-2017 “U.S. News & World Report” Best Nursing Home.
“U.S. News & World Report” rates centers using data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services covering health inspections, nurse staffing and quality of care.
Fewer than 13 percent of nursing homes received a Best rating.
Mailen Avila-Verdecia, admissions assistant at Life Care Center of Sarasota, Florida, went beyond her normal job to assist a resident and her husband. The resident was a high fall risk patient and had dementia and fidgety, impulsive behavior. She also had trouble sleeping, which posed a safety risk at night. For three days and nights, the husband faithfully stayed with his wife to keep her safe....