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Wingate at Silver Lake Awarded Deficiency-Free Survey in Annual CMS Survey

Wingate at Silver Lake Awarded Deficiency-Free Survey in Annual CMS Survey

Distinction Reflects High Standards of Quality Care

August 20, 2015, Needham, MA – Wingate Healthcare, the Northeast’s premiere provider of healthcare and hospitality for seniors, today announced that Wingate at Silver Lake, a skilled nursing facility in Kingston, Massachusetts, received a deficiency-free survey during their 2015 annual survey.

“For the staff at Wingate at Silver Lake, resident care is our number one priority,” said Elinor Black, Administrator of Wingate at Silver Lake. “I’m proud that our dedication to quality has been reflected in our survey results. We will continue to reach for the highest standard of care to ensure the health and wellbeing of our residents.”

Nursing homes are surveyed every 9 to 15 months to assess compliance with federal standards of care such as adequacy of staffing, quality of care and cleanliness of facilities. Surveys are unannounced and are conducted by health care professionals such as registered nurses and licensed social workers. A vast array of potential quality issues are covered, including a detailed review of records and interviews with residents and families. A deficiency-free survey reflects substantial compliance with all federal regulations enacted by the government to ensure the highest level of resident wellbeing.

“Quality care and high standards of excellence are critical to ensuring that we are meeting the needs of our residents at Wingate Healthcare,” said Kathleen Campbell, Vice President of Clinical Services. “We are proud of Elinor and her team, and the great care they provide at Wingate at Silver Lake.”

Wingate at Silver Lake is a 164-bed skilled nursing facility situated on the shores of Silver Lake and Forge Pond with beautifully landscaped gardens and patios. Serving the South Shore community for over 15 years, their knowledgeable and compassionate staff provides specialized short-term rehab and long-term care, customized to fit the needs of each individual. Wingate at Silver Lake also has a specialized secured Dementia Care Unit in which trained professionals support the needs of seniors living with Alzheimer’s, dementia, or other cognitive challenges. As part of a full Continuum of Care Campus, Wingate at Silver Lake offers Assisted and Independent Living at the Wingate Residences.

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About Wingate Healthcare

Wingate Healthcare is the Northeast’s premiere provider of healthcare and hospitality for seniors. Owned and operated by the Schuster family for over 25 years, Wingate Healthcare delivers exceptional short-term rehab, post-acute care and long-term care in skilled nursing centers and assisted and independent living communities throughout Massachusetts and New York. With select centers offering special programs in Memory and Dementia Care, Ventilator Care, Pulmonary Rehabilitation and more, Wingate Healthcare is dedicated to meeting the critical needs and enhancing the lives of residents and families. Wingate Healthcare takes great pride in providing warm and welcoming communities and shares principles of respect, loyalty and trust. For more information, visit www.wingatehealthcare.com.