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ECMC’s Terrace View Long-Term Care Facility awarded as one of Newsweek’s best nursing homes 2022

BUFFALO, NEW YORK — Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation today announced that Terrace View Long-Term Care Facility has been recognized on Newsweek’s Best Nursing Homes 2022 list.  This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider.  The awards list was announced on September 29th, 2021 and can currently be viewed on Newsweek’s website:

The Best Nursing Homes 2022 ranking lists the best nursing homes in the 25 states with the highest population size according to The United States Census Bureau.  These states include Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin.  The list evaluates the best nursing homes according to key performance data, peer recommendations, and the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thomas J. Quatroche Jr., PhD, ECMC President and CEO, said, “Based on the results of this study, we are very pleased that Terrace View was recognized as a one of Newsweek’s Best Nursing Homes 2022.  Thanks to the dedication and commitment of our Terrace View caregivers, this award is a testament to their focus on superior customer service, high quality, safe and compassionate care for every resident.  With very medically complex patients averaging 68 years of age, this is a significant accomplishment and a great achievement especially during the ongoing pandemic.  This recognition of Terrace View is yet another example of the ECMC Family’s dedication and passion for those we serve.”

Terrace View, for which current residents had design input, is 275,500 square feet on five levels.  It contains three floors of 96 skilled nursing beds each; one floor containing 66 sub-acute rehab beds; a 20-bed ventilator unit and 16-bed behavioral intervention unit – for a total of 390 beds.  The building is connected to the ECMC main hospital and to other facilities on ECMC’s Grider Street health campus via a corridor used to transport patients and residents in need of varying degrees of medical care.  The facility is organized into small-scale, 12-bed households, each with a living room and fireplace, kitchen and dining room.  Each floor features a generous outdoor terrace and an indoor lounge with a view to the terrace.  The ground floor includes shared communal spaces with adjacent gardens and courtyards.  The features offer a stimulating community for residents, families and staff members.

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ABOUT ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (ECMC) CORPORATION: The ECMC Corporation was established as a New York State Public Benefit Corporation and since 2004 has included an advanced academic medical center with 583 inpatient beds, on- and off-campus health centers, more than 30 outpatient specialty care services and Terrace View, a 390-bed long-term care facility.  ECMC is Western New York’s only Level 1 Adult Trauma Center, as well as a regional center for burn care, behavioral health services, transplantation, medical oncology and head & neck cancer care, rehabilitation and a major teaching facility for the University at Buffalo.  Most ECMC physicians, dentists and pharmacists are dedicated faculty members of the university and/or members of a private practice plan.  More Western New York residents are choosing ECMC for exceptional patient care and patient experiences – the difference between healthcare and true care .

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