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

“We have a great group of employees here at Alden Poplar Creek who are committed to providing the best rehabilitation experience for our patients,” said Administrator Jeff Russell. “They make a five-star rating like this possible.”

Alden Poplar Creek 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.

In addition to Alden Poplar Creek, seven other Alden short-term rehabilitation centers are on the honoree list with five-star ratings: Alden Des Plaines (Des Plaines); Alden Estates of Barrington (Barrington); Alden Estates of Evanston (Evanston); Alden Estates of Jefferson (Jefferson); Alden Estates of Shorewood (Shorewood); Alden Estates of Skokie (Skokie); and Alden Wentworth (Chicago).

“We are thankful to U.S. News & World Report for recognizing the quality care we provide to our patients,” said Russell.