Dakota Alpha, a 20-bed residential facility in Mandan for people with a brain injury or physical disability, has been listed as one of America's best nursing homes by U.S. News & World Report.
For the second year, Dakota Alpha earned the high score given, a five-star ranking in each of three categories rated by Nursing Home Compare, a program run by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Of more than 15,500 facilities in the nation, Dakota Alpha was one of 18 to earn the highest 15-star score, and the only facility in North Dakota earning the top rating.
Dakota Alpha is the only skilled nursing facility in North Dakota specializing in providing rehabilitation services for individuals with a brain injury.
Landon Feil is the administrator for Dakota Alpha and vice president of brain injury services for the umbrella organization, HIT Inc.
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