3 Years in a Row!! Perfect Score – Deficiency-Free for Heritage Care Center in Fairbury, Nebraska

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In the most recent survey administered by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Heritage Care Center was rated deficiency-free for a third consecutive year.

It is unusual for a skilled nursing and care center to receive a deficiency-free survey, meaning all services provided at this care center meet or exceeded all state and federal standards. All skilled nursing and care centers are inspected annually to evaluate services and renew state licensure. Unannounced, surveyors come in to interview, observe, and check records for at least four days. If each of the hundreds of regulations are met, the skilled nursing and care center is awarded a “deficiency-free” survey.

Heritage Care Center is licensed as a skilled nursing facility serving individuals in need of short-term rehabilitation for reasons such as joint replacements, cardiac surgeries, stroke and a variety of other medical needs. As a skilled nursing and care center, Heritage Care Center also serves those needing long-term care and memory support care. Heritage Care Center is proud to serve its residents and patients with Registered Nurses 24 hours a day, as well as, the entire professional team.

Heritage Care Center is proud to announce that during their 2014 Annual State of Nebraska Survey this September they received zero deficiencies. This is a great honor and testament to the care provided at Heritage Care Center.

Heritage Care Center in Fairbury, Nebraska is one of the 30 facilities owned or managed by the Vetter Senior Living (VSL) group of Elkhorn, Nebraska. The care center’s administrator and team develop plans to continuously improve their services and facility with support from the VSL network. Operating decisions are made locally to ensure that Heritage Care Center remains responsive to the needs of its residents and community.

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