Masonic Communities Shelbyville earns second deficiency-free annual survey

Masonic Communities Shelbyville is one of the few communities across the country that has maintained a Five-Star rating in Quality Measures since the federal ranking system began in 2008.

In its annual survey by Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services’ The Office of Inspector General, Masonic Communities Shelbyville had zero deficiencies for the second year. Sam Swope Care Center, part of Masonic Communities Louisville, also achieved a deficiency-free survey this year. The Office of Inspector General is Kentucky’s regulatory agency for licensing all long-term care facilities in the commonwealth.

The survey included three components; Life Safety, Personal Care and Nursing Facility and all were deficiency free. These scores will ensure Masonic Communities Shelbyville and Sam Swope Care Center will receive high National Nursing Home Compare star ratings and will be eligible for a Five-Star Quality Rating conducted by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Masonic Communities Shelbyville is one of the few communities in the state and across the country that has achieved and maintained a Five-Star rating in Quality Measures since the inception of this federal ranking system in 2008. It also remains ranked among the top 100 communities in the nation and has maintained an unmatched record of 15 years of successful surveys.

This is not the only award that Masonic Communities Shelbyville has achieved in recent years. In 2017, Masonic Communities Shelbyville was awarded the Best in Kentucky Award from The Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities (KAHCF) and Excellence in Dementia Care Award from LeadingAge, a leading industry trade group.

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