Brooklyn Queens Nursing Home is a large nursing home in Brooklyn, New York. We gave this facility a C overall, which is not a bad score. This is comparable with the city grade in Brooklyn, which is a B-. You could certainly do worse than this nursing home. The best part of this place's report card is its stellar inspection score. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section.
Brooklyn Queens Nursing Home
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
2749 Linden Blvd,
Brooklyn NY 11208
97.64% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a respectable nursing home overall, this facility really excelled in the area of inspections, where it received a grade of A. Few facilities performed better in this category. Our inspection scores are tied to pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this area typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. A couple minor deficiencies shouldn't stop you from considering a nursing home.
Long-term Care Quality
Additionally, we also wanted to draw your attention to the fact that this facility was awarded impressive long-term care marks this year. We gave them one of our more impressive grades in that area, with a B+. This proved to be the nursing home's second best grade. For long-term care residents, the facility's primary objective is to keep patients healthy and safe. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate residents. After we finished assessing the quantity of nursing care, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 40.939594 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Finally, we looked at its number of hospitalizations. Although it had 2.19 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, its risk adjusted statistic was close to the middle of the pack since it had some more complex patients.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home's second lowest score is short-term care, where it earned a grade of just D in that category. This is a well below average grade. With our short-term care rating, we attempt to create a valuable gauge for rehabilitation. In this process, we look at the facility's scope of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. In this place's case, we found that it offers far less registered nurse hours per patient than the typical nursing home. Given its score in this area, this did not surprise us. Finally, we considered the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. This definitely was not a strength for this facility. We found that just 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home. At most facilities, around half of their patients are able to return home so this is well below average.
This facility's least impressive area is nursing, which is the last category we scored. We gave it an abysmal F for this category. Even with multiple acceptable grades in other areas, this score is nevertheless of a concern so we wanted to point it out. Our nursing rating looks at the facility's nurse staffing levels. We weigh both the levels of training of the nurses and the number of hours spent with patients. This particular nursing home offered a meager 2.7 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This number is quite a bit below average. Lastly, we also looked at a few quality-based metrics in determining our nursing ratings. This nursing home was above average in two of the major areas we focus on, with solid marks for minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Brooklyn Queens Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Brooklyn Queens Nursing Home, 9.64% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure tells you the percent of long-term care residents who suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We bake this statistic into our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Brooklyn Queens Nursing Home, 3.1% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term care residents that experienced a fall leading to severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indication of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Brooklyn Queens Nursing Home, 2.09% of Patients had UTIs
This figure tells you the percent of long-term patients who have had urinary tract infections. While a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it is difficult to compare different nursing homes due to nursing homes having reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Brooklyn Queens Nursing Home, 11.62% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs may be used for several conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Brooklyn Queens Nursing Home, 13.11% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Brooklyn Queens Nursing Home, 13.02% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Brooklyn Queens Nursing Home, 92.45% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Brooklyn Queens Nursing Home, 14.69% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and bathing. Many believe this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Brooklyn Queens Nursing Home, 18.9% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Brooklyn Queens Nursing Home, 1.2 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Brooklyn Queens Nursing Home, 18.9 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Brooklyn Queens Nursing Home, 8.78 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Brooklyn Queens Nursing Home, 74.53% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percentage of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements.
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-plus
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