The Village at Orchard Ridge Named a High-Performing Facility and Best Nursing Home by U.S. News & World Report

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The Village at Orchard Ridge—A National Lutheran Community has been ranked as a top facility by U.S. News & World Report for the community’s quality of overall care, considering both long-term residents and short-stay patients, including evaluations of medical quality, nurse staffing, health inspections and rehabilitation therapy. U.S. News & World Report evaluated over 15,000 facilities nationwide.

We are truly honored to be recognized by U.S. News & World Report for the quality of care we’ve worked so hard to provide to our residents over the past six years.

The Village at Orchard Ridge—A National Lutheran Community has been ranked as a top facility by U.S. News & World Report for the community’s quality of overall care, considering both long-term residents and short-stay patients, including evaluations of medical quality, nurse staffing, health inspections and rehabilitation therapy. U.S. News & World Report evaluated over 15,000 facilities nationwide.

The methodology for evaluation placed emphasis on nurse staffing, health inspection, and quality of care measures. In addition to these, nursing homes were assessed based on the appropriateness of the therapy minutes provided to their residents as well as the consistency of their reported nurse staffing across self-reported and payroll-based reporting systems. In addition, this year, the rating system was altered to place even more emphasis on staffing quality. Furthermore, because The Village at Orchard Ridge received a high-performing rating in the overall category, the maximum possible score, the Best Nursing Home designation was awarded.

“We are beyond blessed for our service-driven team culture, where values and dedication are paramount to the quality of care we bring to each resident. Each team member brings a heart of service into our community every day. We are truly honored to be recognized by U.S. News & World Report for the quality of care we’ve worked so hard to provide to our residents over the past six years,” said Executive Director, Melissa Fortner.

To view The Village at Orchard Ridge’s U.S. News & World Report, visit https://health.usnews.com/best-nursing-homes/area/va/the-village-at-orchard-ridge-495415.

About The Village at Orchard Ridge
The Village at Orchard Ridge in Winchester, Va., is a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) on 132-acres in the Shenandoah Valley. The community opened in February 2013 and offers independent living cottage homes and apartments with in-home services, assisted living memory care, and skilled nursing for both long-term care and short-term rehabilitation. For more information, visit http://www.thevillageatorchardridge.org

About National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS)
With 128-years’ experience, NLCS honors, inspires and supports choice and opportunity in service to seniors. Based in Rockville, Md., NLCS is a faith-based, not-for-profit ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s (ELCA) Delaware-Maryland, Metropolitan Washington, D.C. and Virginia Synods, serving people of all beliefs.

Entities sponsored by National Lutheran include myPotential at Home in Winchester Va., and Rockville, Md., The Village at Rockville in Rockville, Md., The Legacy at North Augusta in Staunton, Va., The Village at Orchard Ridge in Winchester, Va., Impact1890, and The Village at Providence Point in Annapolis, Md., subject to Maryland Department of Aging approval. For more information, visit http://www.nationallutheran.org

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