Stanton County Long Term Care has received a 5-Star overall rating from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).  Five stars is the highest rating given by CMS. 

A U.S. News & World Report story has identified the states with the most 5-star rated nursing homes.  Kansas ranks 16th in the nation with 78 nursing homes that received a five star overall rating.  Within Southwestern Kansas, only eight of forty-two nursing homes received a 5-star overall rating for 2013.  Nationally, Stanton County Long Term Care is one of only 3,036 (out of nearly 16,000) nursing homes to earn the 5-star rating. 

For the full story and to see all of the ratings, please follow this link.  http://healthyliving.msn.com/diseases/caregiving/us-news-best-nursing-homes-2013

More information is also available at www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare