Bronson Commons Named Best Nursing Home by U.S. News and World Report

Published on April 30, 2014

Bronson Commons Named Best Nursing Home by U.S. News and World Report

Kalamazoo, Mich. -- Bronson Commons, the Bronson Healthcare system’s post-acute care facility in Mattawan, Mich., was recently named a Best Nursing Home 2014 by U.S. News & World Report. Almost 16,000 nursing homes nationwide were rated, but only 30 percent in Michigan received a five-star overall performance rating by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

“We are honored to be listed among the nation’s best providers of skilled nursing care,” says Laura Hamann, executive director of Bronson Commons. “Our staff prides itself on working as a team to deliver an exceptional care experience for our patients, residents and their families.”

Bronson Commons is an all-private room facility specializing in short-term nursing care and rehabilitation for adult patients following illness, injury or hospitalization. There is also a unit devoted to long-term care in a secure, homelike environment. It is situated on 35 acres in a quiet, natural setting conveniently located off Interstate 94 on Red Arrow Highway between Kalamazoo and Paw Paw at exit 66, Mattawan.

Services include: rehabilitation including physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech-language therapy; central line care; dietetics; IV management; chronic disease management; wound care; hearing, podiatry, dental and optical. Private insurance plans, as well as Medicare and Medicaid, are accepted.

Bronson Commons is part of Bronson Healthcare, a not-for-profit, community-governed health system serving 10 counties in southwest and south central Michigan. With 7,100 employees, more than 1,000 medical staff members, and nearly 800 licensed beds, Bronson is the largest employer and leading healthcare system in southwest Michigan. It offers a full range of services from primary care to critical care across more than 60 locations. Key member organizations include: Bronson Methodist Hospital, Bronson LakeView Hospital, Bronson Battle Creek, Bronson Vicksburg Outpatient Center, Bronson Medical Group™, Bronson Advanced Radiology Services, Bronson Home Health Care, Bronson Commons, Bronson Staffing Service, Bronson Lifestyle Improvement & Research Center and the Bronson Health Foundation.