Central Oregon nursing homes recognized

Bend Transitional Care (formerly Harmony House) and the Pilot Butte Rehabilitation Center in Bend received five out of five stars in a recent review the magazine U.S. News and World Report did of the country’s nearly 16,000 nursing homes. Only 27 percent of the state’s 138 nursing homes received this top ranking, which was based on health inspections, nurse staffing measures and the overall quality of medical care. Cascade View Nursing Home in Bend and the Ochoco Care Center in Prineville received four out of five stars in the report, the Redmond Health Care Center received three stars and the East Cascade Retirement Community in Madras received one.