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John Knox Village Recognized for Excellence in Service

John Knox Village continues to earn recognition nationally, regionally and locally, as an outstanding provider of health care and senior living services.

Best Nursing Home in Missouri: Newsweek news magazine recognized the Village Care Center as the best nursing home in the State of Missouri in their “America’s Best Nursing Homes 2022” rankings. Newsweek evaluated 450 nursing homes in the 25 most populous states, based on key performance data, peer recommendations, and the facility’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Anthony Columbatto, vice president of health and community services said, “While awards and other acknowledgements will never take away the pain we experienced, after all of the hardships of the past 20 months, we are grateful that the VCC team has received such tremendous recognition for their work.”

Best of the Best – Eastern Jackson County: The Examiner presented John Knox Village with three Eastern Jackson County “Best of the Best” reader’s choice awards, including Best Retirement Community, Best Assisted Living and Best Memory Care, plus recognition of Village Home Health as a top 3 finalist in their category. To date, the Village’s Examiner awards include:

  • Best Retirement Community (2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Best Assisted Living (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • Best Memory Care (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • Best Home Health Care (2020, Finalist 2021)
  • Finalist – Physical Therapy (2021, 2020)

Excellence in Fall Prevention: At the recent LeadingAge national conference, John Knox Village was presented with VirtuSense’s first Excellence in Fall Prevention award, recognizing the Village Care Center’s success in reducing falls by 80% using the VSTAlert system. Aditya Nath, VirtuSense President and Chief Growth Officer said, “We wanted John Knox Village to be the first recipient because you were the first post-acute organization to implement our system, and because we are so thankful for the success you have achieved to keep your residents safe.”