LEWISTON — St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion has earned the highest quality rating — five stars — from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The national quality rating system was created by CMS to help consumers and their families compare and choose a quality nursing facility.

The rating system is based on health inspections, staffing and quality measures to achieve an overall rating. Additional stars are earned for excellence in staffing and quality care. A five-star designation means St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion is “much above average” in these categories.

St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion is the flagship component of the elder care services offered through St. Mary’s Health System comprised of a state-of-the-art Rehab Center, and specialized dementia, skilled, and long-term care units.

For more information about St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion in Lewiston, go to www.stmarysmaine.com and click on “Senior Health” to the left. Or call the admissions office at 753-4807.