Washington, D.C. – Absolut Care of Allegany is in the top quintile of U.S. skilled nursing facilities that have been recognized as a Best Nursing Home for 2020-21 by U.S. News & World Report.
Absolut Care of Allegany earned the Best Nursing Home status by achieving a rating of “High Performing,” the highest possible rating, for short-term rehabilitation and long-term care. U.S. News gives the designation of Best Nursing Home only to those homes that satisfy U.S. News’s assessment of the appropriate use of key services and consistent performance in quality measures.
Absolut Care of Allegany is currently being serviced under an administrative services agreement with RCA Healthcare Management as it works to complete a formal change of ownership. RCA is a recognized leader in health care management and operations with portfolios of high-quality facilities throughout New York State.
“Our team at Allegany consistently focuses on best practices, program development and teamwork to deliver high quality patient care; they’re most deserving of this recognition,” stated Executive Vice President of Clinical Operations, Andrea R. Czora, BSN, RN, CLNC.
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Absolut Care of Allegany is a 37-bed facility located in the Village of Allegany. It is rated five stars out of five by the federal government, which rates every nursing facility in the nation. Services include short-term rehabilitation and long-term skilled nursing care in a “bed and breakfast” style environment. For more information, visit www.absolutcare.com/allegany.