Boro Park Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare is in Brooklyn, New York, which is one of the largest cities in the country. This is a decent nursing home with a B- overall grade. This grade is right in line with the city grade in Brooklyn. In our view, this place is a good fit for quite a few people. The best part of this facility's profile is is its inspection reports. We discuss inspections in the next section.
Boro Park Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
4915 10th Ave,
Brooklyn NY 11219
93.47% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
To pair with its relatively modest overall score, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A- for its inspection grade. This score is far more impressive than its overall rating. Inspection ratings are based on many items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this category typically have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This place was hit with 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered severe. This tells you that the government inspectors didn't deem any of these deficiencies to create an immediate risk to resident safety or health. We should point out that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in the industry.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home also received a strong long-term care grade. Indeed, we awarded them a grade of B+ in this area, which is one of our more favorable scores. For prospective patients seeking a permanent place to live as opposed to rehabilitation, long-term care is a very important category. On top of assessing the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 91.7193 percent of its residents, which is slightly lower than we were hoping for. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
In addition, we also would like to point out that this facility was given impressive short-term care marks this year. We awarded them one of our more impressive grades in this category, with a grade of B. Short-term care grades are often employed to judge a facility's rehabilitation services To offer highly rated rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to offer better levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 5.8 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
This facility's least impressive area was nursing, which is the final category we scored. For this category, we gave this nursing home a grade of D. When calculating our nursing grades, we analyze both staffing levels and the training levels of the nurses. This facility averaged a meager 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This number is quite a bit below the national average. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in computing our nursing grades. This facility performed well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Boro Park Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Boro Park Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, 9.58% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care can reduce the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Boro Park Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, 3.04% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care. Better nursing care can limit the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Boro Park Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, 2.1% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care . UTI's are often associated with worse hygiene protocols. However, this datapoint can be misleading for some nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Boro Park Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, 11.59% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are given to residents for a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Unfortunately, in some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Boro Park Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, 13.3% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are administered to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Boro Park Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, 13.2% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Boro Park Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, 91.26% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Boro Park Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, 14.75% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and eating. Many believe this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Boro Park Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, 17.32% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In Boro Park Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is important to maintaining the physical health of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Boro Park Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, 17.32 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Boro Park Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, 8.8 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to gauge short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Boro Park Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, 75.07% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with ADL's typically correlates with successful rehabilitation services.
Scores for Brooklyn, NY
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of D
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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