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Miami Skilled Nursing Facility Focused on Comprehensive Care and Services
MIAMI, Aug. 1, 2022 — Building on its commitment to comprehensive care and services, West Gables Health Care Center in Miami recently earned the American Heart Association’s (AHA’s) new Skilled Nursing Facility Heart Failure Center Certification. Located at 2525 SW 75th Street, the skilled nursing facility provides post-hospital care, short-term rehab and long-term residential care.
The world’s leading nonprofit focused on heart and brain health, the AHA has invested more than $4.8 billion in research since its founding. Evaluation criteria for its new skilled nursing certification – earned by less than 1% of skilled nursing facilities nationwide, to date – was designed by heart failure experts. Certification requirements include program management, personnel education, clinical management, care coordination and performance improvement, as well as patient and caregiver education and support.
“This advanced certification provides heart patients with the assurance that West Gables is recognized by the AHA for delivering the most effective heart failure treatment strategies based on a standardized method of current evidence-based guidelines,” said Kate Bauer, regional director of market development at Marquis Health Consulting Services, which supports the facility. “These specific care strategies and services are aimed at improving outcomes for those with chronic heart failure and its co-morbidities, as well as reducing readmissions.”
West Gables Health Care Center recently was named among the Best Nursing Homes 2021-22 in both the short-term rehab and long-term care categories by U.S. News & World Report. The facility, which maintains a five-star rating in quality measures and staffing from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), last year received double accreditation from The Joint Commission and earned a 2021 Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL).
Conveniently perched atop West Gables Rehab Hospital, West Gables Health Care Center offers ease of transfer and a full spectrum of post-acute programming in collaboration with the hospital’s experienced physicians. Committed to serving as a healthcare resource for the community, West Gables offers a resource library of physician-curated content, addressing many topics of interest for families of patients and the larger community. The library and more information on the skilled nursing facility can be found at westgableshealthcare.com.
Based in Brick, N.J., Marquis Health Consulting Services is a highly skilled and vision-driven nursing home consulting company currently supporting East Coast facilities totaling 6,000 skilled nursing and assisted living beds.
West Gables Health Care Center
2525 SW 75th Avenue, Miami, Fla. 33155
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