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Fahrney-Keedy Receives Excellent Marks in Resident Family Survey

Fahrney-Keedy Receives Excellent Marks in Resident Family Survey

Families have an excellent opinion of Fahrney-Keedy Home & Village in last year's state survey of 224 nursing homes, the Maryland Health Care Commission reports.
From September to November the commission surveyed family members and other primary responsible parties with regard to services and care available for residents in the nursing homes. Respondents answered 58 questions about seven aspects of residents' life and care.
For Fahrney-Keedy, 87 families received surveys. On a 1-to-10 scale of overall satisfaction, they rated Fahrney-Keedy at 9.3. Statewide, the average rate was 8.1. As for overall care, families responding rated Fahrney-Keedy at 9.3, compared to an 8.2 average statewide. Asked if they would recommend the nursing home to others, 99% of the responding Fahrney-Keedy families answered yes, compared to 88% statewide.
"The results of this survey validate that the residents at Fahrney-Keedy receive quality care and that we have a dedicated group of staff that are committed to serving our residents well. We always strive to maintain this excellent level of care," said Bob Lytle, Administrator.
Fahrney-Keedy Home & Village, a continuing care retirement community, is located along Route 66 several miles west of Boonsboro. With 160 full and part-time employees it serves a resident population of almost 200 women and men in independent living, assisted living and long and short-term nursing care. Fahrney-Keedy is committed to enhancing the lives of seniors through caring quality service.

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