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Chandler Hall earns national distinction in short-term rehabilitation

The Newtown-based nursing home was recognized by U.S. News & World Report

Chandler Hall, a Kendal Affiliate, was listed as “High Performing” in Short-Term Rehabilitation for 2021-22 by U.S. News & World Report in its annual list of “Best Nursing Homes.”

“We at Chandler Hall are honored to earn this recognition for our rehabilitation services,” said John Whitman, CEO of Chandler Hall. “We are committed to individual, person-based care and to fostering a community that allows residents to lead fulfilling lives.”

The annual rankings by U.S. News & World Report provide analysis of older adult communities to help prospective residents and their loved ones make informed decisions about their future residences. U.S. News evaluated more than 13,500 older adult communities throughout the country for its ranking of short-term rehabilitation providers. Of the 13,500 providers that received a Short-Term Rating, only 1,651 earned a High-Performing Rating.

To be recognized as “High Performing” in short-term rehabilitation in the 2021-22 list of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Nursing Homes, a provider must have met criteria that they have determined most impact resident care, safety and outcomes. The short-term rating incorporates measures of quality, including consistency of registered nurse staffing, use of antipsychotic drugs and success in preventing falls.

Chandler Hall, founded in 1973, is a 55-bed nursing home that offers a wide spectrum of services for individuals at all stages of the aging process, including independent living, personal care, memory support, residential and in-home hospice, respite, rehab and skilled nursing care.

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