Alamitos West Health & Rehabilitation Named a 2023 Best Nursing Home in California

Recognition based on location, performance data, reputation, COVID-19, and accreditation.

 LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (Nov. 15, 2022)Alamitos West Health & Rehabilitation, a skilled nursing community located in Los Alamitos, Calif., is proud to announce that they have been recognized as a 2023 Best Nursing Home by Newsweek and Statista Inc.

“We are proud to be recognized as a Best Nursing Home for 2023,” said Jon D. Peralez, executive director of Alamitos West Health & Rehabilitation. “This achievement wouldn’t be possible without our incredibly talented team members, who are dedicated to providing exceptional service and care to residents and their families.”

Newsweek partnered with respected global data research firm Statista Inc. to create an annual ranking of America’s Best Nursing Homes. America’s Best Nursing Homes 2023 highlights the nation’s top nursing homes based on performance data, peer recommendations, the handling of the current COVID-19 situation, relative to in-state competition and accreditation. Nursing homes in the 25 states with the highest number of facilities, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (2022) were included in the study.

Statista used CMS data to determine the performance of nursing homes. For peer recommendations, Statista invited over 10,000 medical experts (registered nurses, nursing home managers and administrators, licensed practical nurses/licensed vocational nurses, nursing assistants, therapists and physicians) to an online survey. Additionally, experts from all over the U.S. could participate in the survey of the Best Nursing Homes by State on Email verification was required and self-recommendation was not possible. The survey data was collected from July to August 2022. Statista and Newsweek calculated a COVID-19 score for each facility, using CMS data, to identify nursing homes which have had the best possible response and protocols during the pandemic.

The best 475 nursing homes were awarded with a rank in their own state, resulting in 25 individual lists. Out of 11,722 nursing homes in the 25 considered states, 2,132 met the criteria described above. Of these, the best 475 Nursing Homes were awarded by Newsweek and Statista, resulting in a varying number of nursing homes awarded per state: California had the most nursing homes awarded with 44, while Kentucky and Louisiana are represented with 5 nursing homes each. To see rankings, please visit

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