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CUTLINE: The Larsen Pavilion Skilled Nursing Center at
Shell Point Retirement Community recently earned the “Best Nursing Home”
recognition for its high quality of care rating by Newsweek and U.S.
News & World Report.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 7,
2019) — Shell Point Retirement Community’s skilled nursing center, The
Larsen Pavilion, recently earned multiple recognitions for its high quality of
care and overall performance ratings by Newsweek, U.S. News &
World Report and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
are honored to receive these rankings,” said Christy Skinner, senior director
of healthcare at Shell Point. “It shows that our resident care and quality are
among the best based on national and federal ratings, which are not easy to obtain.
This is a major achievement, and we are proud to have earned these
Newsweek and global data
research firm Statista Inc. evaluated more than 15,000 nursing homes to
establish a ranking of “Best Nursing Homes” in the U.S. Factors included
overall performance ratings, staffing, reputation and health inspections, as
well as quality measures of resident care.
Among the 54 best nursing homes
recognized in Florida, Shell Point ranked number four on the list.
U.S. News & World Report
included Shell Point’s 219-bed Larsen Pavilion skilled nursing facility in its
2019-2020 Best Nursing Homes report, which is based on the community’s high
performance ratings in short-term and long-term care, as well as patient
The Centers for Medicare &
Medicaid Services (CMS) credited The
Larsen Pavilion with a coveted five out of five star rating overall, as well as
five out of five stars in the categories of quality measures and staffing. The ratings provide potential residents
and their families with an easy-to-understand assessment of nursing home
quality, and to make meaningful distinctions between high- and low-performing
Located in the Waterside Medical
Complex on The Island at Shell Point, the 219-bed Larsen Pavilion skilled
nursing facility offers personalized and compassionate healthcare. The Larsen
Pavilion also provides memory care for medical conditions such as Alzheimer’s
disease or stroke-related dementia. Its state-of-the-art Rehabilitation Center
offers inpatient and outpatient rehabilitative and individualized therapy to
the Southwest Florida community, as well as to Shell Point residents.
Larsen Pavilion welcomes individuals from anywhere in Southwest Florida and is
Medicare-approved. For information about admissions in the Larsen Pavilion or
for outpatient services through Shell Point’s Rehabilitation Center, call
Shell Point Retirement Community,
founded in 1968, is a nonprofit continuing care retirement community (CCRC)
located along the Caloosahatchee River in Fort Myers, Florida, just two miles
before Sanibel Island. Shell Point offers independent retirement living,
assisted living, and skilled nursing in an active, resort-style environment for
2,500 residents. To learn more, visit www.shellpoint.org
or call 1-800-780-1131.