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Marian Regional Medical Center Extended Care Center Again Rated Among Best Nursing Homes in Nation

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The skilled nursing facility named 2019-2020 Best Nursing Homes for Short Stay Rehabilitation and Long-Term care by U.S. News & World Report

SANTA MARIA, CA – November 11, 2019 – U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in health care rankings, recently announced the Best Nursing Homes for 2019-20, and Marian Regional Medical Center’s Extended Care Center is pleased to again be recognized among the top in the nation.

Marian Extended Care was one of only 420 nursing homes nationwide that received the prestigious designation of U.S. News Best Nursing Home for Short Stay and Long-Term Rehabilitation. This outcome helps consumers make informed decisions and find the best possible care for their loved ones. After careful evaluation of more¬ than 15,000 nursing homes, the title is awarded to only those homes that demonstrate appropriate use of key services and consistent performance in quality measures, and are rated high-performing. 

“Marian’s Extended Care Center is honored to have once again been recognized in this capacity by the reputable and well-respected U.S. News & World Report,” says Dignity Health Central Coast Vice President of Post-Acute Care Services, Kathleen Sullivan. “Our highly-skilled staff provide unsurpassed levels of comfort and care to our patients, and to have them acknowledged for their dedication and service is outstanding. Our patients and their families can rest assured knowing that our nursing facility excels in the care we provide.”

Marian Extended Care Center’s 95-skilled bed nursing facility provides sub-acute health care for individuals in need or short-term, intermediate, or long-term care. The facility is conveniently located across from Marian Regional, and provides patients and residents with immediate access to the finest routine and emergency medical care on the Central Coast.

For more detailed information on how ratings were determined, the methodology report can be found here.


About Marian Regional Medical Center
Marian Regional Medical Center is a technologically advanced, 191-bed facility that provides safe, quality care and has been a recipient of the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence. Marian is designated a STEMI Receiving Center in Santa Barbara County, and is designated a Level III Trauma Center by Santa Barbara County’s Emergency Medical Services Agency. The facility has achieved prestigious designation as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission for advanced, comprehensive care for stroke patients. Our cancer care program is accredited as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Center by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer, and is one of only three programs between Los Angeles and San Francisco to receive an Outstanding Achievement Award. The campus houses a comprehensive perinatology/ neonatology program, providing specialized care to the tiniest of patients. Marian is a member of Dignity Health Central Coast, which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA, French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA, St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard, CA, and St. John’s Pleasant Valley in Camarillo, CA. Dignity Health Central Coast is an integrated network of top quality hospitals, physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services, including primary care offices, premier surgery centers, technologically-advanced laboratories, imaging centers and a full service home health agency; all recognized for quality, safety and service. 


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Monday, November 11, 2019