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Gold Seal Certification & Accreditation

Avantara Park Ridge is proud to have earned the prestigious Gold Seal of Approval® Certification for Post-Acute Care and Accreditation for Nursing Care from The Joint Commission, the nation’s leading and most respected healthcare accrediting authority. 

This advanced certification and accreditation recognize Avantara Park Ridge’s high standards for healthcare quality and safety in post-hospital rehabilitation services and nursing care — as well as for infection prevention and control, leadership, medication management, and focused outcomes.

This special award for post-acute care is in addition to the “National Quality Approval” accreditation Avantara Park Ridge has already received from the Joint Commission.



We’re honored to have been recognized as:





I chose Avantara Park Ridge for my mother based on a recommendation from Lutheran General Hospital, and its convenient location, which was a bonus. I completely trusted the quality of care, and I can’t say enough about the attentive and courteous staff. Stephanie (social service director) deserves special recognition for her exceptional care; she went above and beyond. Monica (nurse) was truly top-notch, and I want to express my appreciation for the coordinator Veranique. The staff’s attentiveness and personal attention were remarkable, especially Joseph’s assistance, and they took care of my mother’s daily needs, with great care. The journey from the hospital to the facility was seamless, and I’m immensely grateful for the positive experience. I recommend Avantara Park Ridge to others based on my firsthand experience.

-Marilyn B.

I chose Avantara Park Ridge for my rehabilitation because  I saw firsthand the excellent care they gave my mother when she was a resident. The staff’s positive, caring, and responsive attitude was truly impressive. Maria (nurse) was the first person I met at Avantara. Though apprehensive about being in a new environment, her quiet and calm demeanor soothed me throughout my entire stay. Ishrat (CNA) had a gentleness and kindness that were truly healing, and CNAs Denise, Olivia, and Rose brought high energy, pleasantness, and efficiency to their work, which was invigorating. I saw the physical and occupational therapists moving in and out of rooms, working with patients constantly, housekeeping frequently cleaning, and the maintenance staff checking on infrastructure. I had a follow-up appointment at St. Francis Hospital, and the transportation arrangements went smoothly. Veranique and Vernice (guest relations) did regular check-ins with me, and Krystal (admissions director) kept me well-informed. Stephanie (social services director) told me about my discharge plan, and everyone helped me feel informed and “connected” with the goings-on. Thank you to the entire staff at Avantara. I was pleasantly surprised by my experience and would come to Avantara Park Ridge again. I highly recommend them!

- Jane K.

Avantara Park Ridge was instrumental in my mother’s recovery after her stroke. When she arrived, she couldn’t speak or move her arm, and her oxygen needs were sky-high due to pulmonary issues. We also wanted to stay close to her doctors and team at Lutheran General near Avantara. The stroke was a terrifying experience, but Avantara’s specialized care turned it around. The warmth and attentiveness of the staff, especially Krystal  (admissions director) and Darren, were truly remarkable. Also, Juan (housekeeping), Stephanie (dietician), Antoinette (social worker), and the nursing staff – Jude, Veronique, Precious, Heidy, and Connie; were other staff members who went above and beyond. Their unwavering support made the facility feel like a second home. The therapy was a game-changer. Mom went from struggling to walk to confidently covering 200 feet with determination. The therapists’ creativity and dedication were outstanding, and they helped her achieve feats we hadn’t imagined. The fact that Avantara Park Ridge prioritized a separate section for short-term rehabilitation versus long-term care set it apart, and their commitment to mom’s preferences, like getting her a private room, showed genuine care. Even their willingness to accommodate a song performance via Zoom for our family reunion, a significant part of her history, highlighted their dedication. And the nursing care was top-notch, and the facility was very clean. I highly recommend Avantara Park Ridge to anyone seeking unparalleled rehabilitation care that truly transforms lives.

- Maria P.

Staying at Avantara Park Ridge for therapy has been an excellent experience. They have a positive environment, and the staff is informative, responsive, and cheerful. The therapy team is professional and dedicated to helping me recover, especially Iris, Rich, and Dennis. I am getting better and feel confident  I can return home sooner with their care. Veranique (Guest Services Director) is compassionate, helpful, and accommodating. I am grateful for how she helped me show appreciation to the therapy team. The CNAs are knowledgeable and dedicated. They have great teamwork and communicate well with residents. Thank you to everyone at Avantara!

- Thomas B.

My mother had various health conditions when she came to Avantara Park Ridge and was able to fully recover thanks to their staff’s patience and expertise. They had a tender and dedicated touch, guiding her through exercises that helped her strength improve quickly. They were patient-centric and quick to respond to any situation. Their friendliness and warmth made a difference, making guests always feel at ease as we visited our loved ones. I especially want to thank Tiffany, Salami, Maria, June (RNs), Rich, Melissa, Dennis (PTs), Lamesha, Susy (CNAs), Kathy (Nurse Practitioner), John Dexter (RN/supervisor), Dominka (HRD), Antoinette  (receptionist), Jorge (PAN Coordinator), and Stephanie (Social Worker) for welcoming our questions, being attentive, getting to know my mother, and getting us equipped for her discharge. Your genuine efforts touch our hearts greatly!

- Kelly G.

I had an excellent experience at Avantara Park Ridge. Jorge (post-acute care coordinator) immediately made me feel welcome when I arrived, took great care of me, and made me feel confident about my recovery. Erin (administrator) runs the facility smoothly and exceptionally well. She was compassionate. She handles situations with the utmost professionalism. Her management makes Avantara a great place. Stephanie (social services director) was very skilled, pleasant, and helpful. Veranique (guest services director) excelled at assisting residents and always followed through. I also appreciate July, Vicky, Rocio, Isabel, and Gloria  (housekeeping) for maintaining my room and clothing clean. They all deserve recognition for a job well done. I am grateful to everyone who was an intricate part of my time at Avantara.

- Gio V.

I am grateful to everyone at Avantara Park Ridge for the exceptional care they provided to my mother while she was recovering from surgery for her fractured hip. The facility was truly outstanding. During my mother’s stay, I was going through chemotherapy for breast cancer and was unable to visit her often. However, the knowledge that she was receiving excellent care made it easier for me to deal with my health issues. I would like to express my appreciation to Precious, Connie, and Stephanie, who were phenomenal from the very beginning.

I also wish to thank the physical and occupational therapists, whose names I unfortunately do not remember. Nevertheless, they were all wonderful. If the highest rating available was five stars, I would gladly rate this facility ten stars. It was the best service I could have ever imagined. Thank you.

-The Family of Josephine L.
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