The staff at Alden Estates of Jefferson in Jefferson is celebrating – U.S. News & World Report has ranked the short-term rehabilitation center as one of its 2014 ‘best’ facilities in the nation.

“I am so proud of all of the employees for delivering quality care to our patients every day,” said Suzanne Whitty, administrator. “The five-star rating confirms their good work.”

Alden Estates of Jefferson received five stars based on health inspections, nurse staffing and quality of care. U.S. News & World Report ranks and displays data for nearly every U.S. nursing facility. The ‘2014 Best’ profiles and ranks facilities using data and quality ratings from the federal government, recognizing those facilities that provide five-star care.

“We are continuously providing top-notch care and services to the Jefferson, Fort Atkinson and surrounding towns,” said Whitty. “Our five-star rating from U.S. News & World Report recognizes our commitment to providing a five-star rehabilitation experience.”