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Newtown, CT, June 9, 2017…Masonicare at Newtown has been rated a "Five-Star Nursing Home" by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid.  The Five-Star rating system was developed by Medicare to help consumers find and compare nursing homes.  The system gives each facility between 1 and 5 stars, based on an assessment of three areas:  health inspections, staffing and quality measures, of which there are sixteen ranging from rehab residents who improved in function to those who were successfully discharged to the community.  More information is available at


"We are so pleased to have earned this rating," said Elyse Dent, Administrator at Masonicare at Newtown.  "The entire staff has worked very hard to achieve this recognition that focuses on the patients and residents in our care."


Masonicare at Newtown is located at 139 Toddy Hill Road in Newtown.  With 137 beds, the center provides long-term care, dementia care and short-term rehabilitation.  There is also an Assisted Living community, Lockwood Lodge, on the 45-acre campus. 


For more information, call 203-364-3211.

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