Falling Spring Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Chambersburg is now among the top nursing homes in Pennsylvania, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
The Franklin County home received a five-star rating, the highest rate offered by the government group. In rating a nursing home, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services take into consideration staffing levels, inspections by the Department of Health, as well as other Medicare and Medicaid quality measures.
In an article on PublicOpinionOnline.com, the nursing home’s administrator, Dr. Barry Parks, said, “Now the goal is to stay there.”
Falling Springs joins three other nursing homes in Franklin County that earned the five-star rating: The Shook Home (Chambersburg), Laurel Care Nursing and Rehabilitation (Fayetteville), and South Mountain Restoration Center (South Mountain).
Rating lower in Franklin County were Menno Haven in Chambersburg and Swaim Health Center in Newville that both received three stars. ManorCare Health Services in Chambersburg and Shippensburg Health Care Center in Shippensburg received only two stars.