December 9, 2011

Aviv Centers for Living Skilled Nursing Facility Earns Top Rating

Aviv Centers for Living is proud to announce that its skilled nursing facility, the Jewish Rehabilitation Center (JRC),   has received a perfect, deficiency-free rating from the  Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH). DPH surveys skilled nursing facilities to assess compliance with federal  and state standards such as adequacy of staffing, quality of care, safety, dining services and cleanliness of facilities.
The perfect rating as a result of the State’s rigorous examination is one of the single best published indicator of excellence.  “I was overjoyed to receive the letter noting our perfect rating. I attribute the flawless survey to the tireless devotion of the staff of Aviv Centers for Living. We have a great team that delivers compassionate and quality care to our residents and clients 365 days a year.The Aviv team at the JRC earned a five star rating for quality, compassion, and care.”” said Stephen Neff, Aviv Centers for Living President and CEO.
Jeff Gopen, Executive Director of the JRC, also applauded the Aviv team noting,”I felt a real sense of pride and excitement that the staff was able to accomplish this achievement. It is especially gratifying that the health care professionals conducting the rigorous survey felt, observed and acknowledged  the top notch care our residents receive on a daily basis,” said Gopen.
Excelling in meeting all requirements, the JRC received the deficiency free survey.  The skilled nursing facility continues to provide excellent care its residents, and hopes to achieve another five star rating next year at its new location at Aviv Center’s for Living expanded campus at 240 Lynnfield Street in Peabody.
Aviv Centers for Living has been providing excellence in senior care since 1945 . Services include assisted living, skilled nursing, adult day health, care management and home care. To learn more about Aviv’s continuum of senior care and exciting expansion plans visit