Two PV nursing homes draw top ratings

Brighton Gardens is among the top nursing homes cited by U.S. News and World Report.

A couple of Prairie Village facilities have earned the top ranking in U.S. News and World Report’s fifth annual Best Nursing Homes listings.

Both Brighton Gardens and Claridge Court received the five-star overall rating. They were also rated on health inspections, nurse staffing and quality measures. Brighton Gardens is at 7105 Mission Road and Claridge Court is at 8101 Mission Road.

The Best Nursing Homes 2013 ratings highlight top nursing homes in each city and state and draw on data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, a federal agency that assesses homes in the three categories.

Only 17 of 139 nursing homes in the Kansas City metro area received an overall five star rating.

More on the ratings can be found at here.