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BELLEVILLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL: Memorial Care Center Earns Five-Star CMS Rating


By Press release submission | Feb 22, 2020

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Belleville Memorial Hospital issued the following announcement on Feb. 19.

Memorial Care Center (MCC), owned and operated by Memorial Regional Health Services, has earned a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

CMS established this nationwide system to provide consumers with information about various facets of nursing home care. The overall quality rating on the Nursing Home Compare web site ( is based on its ranking in five categories – health inspections, overall quality, quality measures, staffing and RN staffing. Memorial Care Center received Five-Star rankings in all five categories.

Memorial Care Center is among 7% of facilities nationwide and the only one in Illinois to qualify for this award. This award uses data-driven criteria to objectively identify high-performing skilled nursing facilities and the leaders who make them excel.

“We are very proud of Memorial Care Center’s leadership and staff for achieving this wonderful rating from CMS,” said Terri Halloran, RN, vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer at Memorial. “This is a true testament to the exceptional healthcare and compassionate service our staff provides to our patients and families.”

Memorial Care Center also has received U.S. News and World Report recognition as a Best Nursing Home in America for 10 consecutive years.

Licensed and certified by the Illinois Department of Public Health, Memorial Care Center offers quality skilled nursing and rehabilitative services in a clean, comfortable and attractive atmosphere. The Center’s staff strives to assist each patient in maintaining self-respect and dignity while providing needed professional services. Located adjacent to Memorial Hospital makes the comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services of a modern medical center readily available to the Center’s residents.

For more information about Memorial Care Center, call 257-5060.

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