07 November 2018

In its annual listing of “Best Nursing Homes”, U.S. News & World Report has named 33 Brookdale skilled nursing communities to its list this year. Approximately 50 percent of Brookdale skilled nursing communities across the country were named to the list. Click here to search the entire U.S. News World Report’s Best Nursing Homes list.

New this year is an additional rating, Short-Stay Rehabilitation. This new rating is aimed at providing patients with a clearer view of quality for short-term care. U.S. News also modified the way it uses data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for evaluating the quality of care, safety, staffing, inspections and other criteria of skilled nursing facilities. Click here for more information regarding the methodology of the rating.

Skilled nursing communities earned the Best Nursing Homes recognition by being rated High Performing in either the Short-Stay Rehabilitation or Overall ratings and at least Average in the other.

“This recognition highlights the commitment we have at Brookdale,” said Charlie Anderson, vice president of skilled nursing operations for Brookdale. “I’m not at all surprised to see these communities excel, as I know our teams of associates are completely devoted to providing the very best care possible at these locations.”

Brookdale communities that received the “Best Nursing Home” designation include:


  • Galleria Woods Skilled Nursing Facility – Birmingham


  • Brookdale North Chandler – Chandler
  • Brookdale Santa Catalina – Tucson


  • Brookdale Carlsbad - Carlsbad
  • Brookdale Carmel Valley – San Diego
  • Brookdale San Dimas – San Dimas
  • Brookdale Yorba Linda – Yorba Linda


  • Brookdale Bear Creek – Colorado Springs
  • Brookdale Greenwood Village – Greenwood Village
  • Brookdale Mountain View – Denver
  • Brookdale Denver – Denver
  • Brookdale Skyline – Colorado Springs


  • Sylvan Health Center – Clearwater
  • Freedom Point at the Villages Rehabilitation and Nursing – The Villages
  • Plaza West – Sun City Center


  • Brookdale Burr Ridge – Burr Ridge
  • Brookdale Plaza Lisle Skilled Nursing – Lisle
  • Brookdale Prospect Heights – Prospect Heights


  • Brookdale Overland Park – Overland Park
  • Brookdale Rosehill – Shawnee


  • The Inn at Freedom Village – Holland

North Carolina

  • Brookdale Carriage Club Providence - Charlotte


  • Brookdale Richmond Heights – Richmond Heights
  • Westlake Village Care Center – Westlake


  • Village at Hillside - McMinnville


  • The Inn at Freedom Village – West Brandywine

Rhode Island

  • Brookdale Smithfield - Smithfield

South Carolina

  • Brookdale Anderson - Anderson


  • The Hampton at Post Oak (Brookdale Galleria) – Houston
  • Holmgreen Center – Corpus Christi
  • Temple Meridian – Temple
  • The Village at Gleannloch Farms - Spring


  • Brookdale Salt Lake City Skilled Nursing – Salt Lake City

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