CEDAR GROVE, NJ — St. Joseph’s Healthcare and Rehab Center, a skilled nursing facility located in Northern New Jersey, has been ranked among the Best Nursing Homes in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

The center, part of the non-profit St. Joseph’s Health organization based in Paterson, earned 2020-21
Best Nursing Home status for both Long-Term and Short-Term Care. U.S. News awards this designation to nursing homes that follow rigid guidelines and meet strict criteria around patient quality and safety.

“At St. Joseph’s, we’re committed to delivering world-class care with the best outcomes and experience for our patients,” says Kevin J. Slavin, President and CEO of St. Joseph’s Health. “The U.S. News recognition is a testament to the dedication of our staff and the culture they have created for our residents and their families.”

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Located on a park-like campus, St. Joseph’s Healthcare and Rehab Center is a modern, 151-bed skilled nursing facility designed for both sub-acute and long-term care admissions. The goals of sub-acute services are to restore each patient to the highest level of functioning and reintegrate the patient into his or her home or community.

St. Joseph’s long-term care unit is a home to residents who require skilled, professional medical and nursing care in a warm and supportive environment. The dedicated interdisciplinary team includes physicians who are Board-certified in Geriatric Medicine, an Advanced Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, and a team of dedicated clinicians and staff to coordinate care and maximize the residents’ independence and quality of life.

“We are very proud to have earned the U.S. News designation as a top nursing home in the country,” says Jason Grant, Administrator for St. Joseph’s Healthcare and Rehab Center. “Especially this year, as we battled the coronavirus pandemic, our team of dedicated clinicians and professionals demonstrate day in and day out that our patients and residents come first.”

Now in its 11th year, the U.S. News Best Nursing Homes ratings and profiles offer comprehensive information about care, safety, health inspections, staffing and more for nearly all of the nation’s 15,000-plus nursing homes. The Best Nursing Home finder features ratings on both long-term and short- term care.