Greenwood Transitional Rehabilitation Unit Named Best Nursing Home

Greenwood Transitional Rehabilitation Unit has been named one of the Best Nursing Homes by U.S. News & World Report. The ratings, released annually since 2009, are based on data collected and published by the Federal government.

“Our Greenwood Transitional Rehabilitation Unit has highly skilled and attentive staff that work closely with our residents and families to ensure they have an exceptional stay,” says Kristin Manske, CEO of Greenwood Regional Rehabilitation Hospital. “Being recognized as one of the 2018-2019 U.S. News Best Nursing Homes is a wonderful achievement, not just for our staff but for the Greenwood community.”

To be recognized as one of the 2018-2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Nursing Homes, a facility must receive a rating of “High Performing”. Of the 15,616 nursing homes evaluated, 2,975 facilities were recognized with the “Best Nursing Home” label. That puts Greenwood Transitional Rehabilitation Unit in the top 12% of short-stay rehab units.

“We are the only short-term rehabilitation facility that has full-time medical coverage from a specialty trained physical medicine and rehabilitation physician,” says Dr. Clifford Monda, Medical Director of Greenwood Regional Rehabilitation Hospital. “Having an individualized treatment plan for our residents helps to promote overall wellness and improved functional outcomes.”

“We believe that everyone deserves the best care possible,” says Elizabeth Bencebi, RN, Nursing Home Administrator of Greenwood Transitional Care Unit. “Our attention to providing quality care is a major factor in producing the outstanding outcomes GTRU is known for.”

Greenwood Transitional Care Unit is a short-term rehabilitation unit located on the campus of Greenwood Regional Rehabilitation Hospital. The unit provides services for patients with functional deficits as a result of debilitating illnesses or injuries, focusing on the skills required for a safe discharge to home. Greenwood Transitional Care Unit features a 6000 square foot therapy gym, a pool for aquatic therapy and a therapy courtyard.