Crown Heights Center for Nursing and Rehab is a facility in Brooklyn, New York which has a population of 2,504,700 people. This facility is a well below average facility. A score of this caliber indicates we found a few red flags. Fortunately, if you aren't impressed with this facility, there are countless other options available in this city. If you aren't deterred by this facility's report card, you can continue reading to find out about its category grades. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph.
Crown Heights Center for Nursing and Rehab
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
810 20 St Marks Avenue,
Brooklyn NY 11213
95.35% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
Registered Staff Hours
While this nursing home's overall grade was not a highlight, it actually excelled in the category of inspections. In fact, we awarded it an A for that area, which is one of our highest scores. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. In spite of this deficiency, this was still a relatively favorable inspection report.
Long-term Care Quality
One of this facility's more respectable category scores came in the category of long-term care. This wound up being its second most favorable category. In that area, we gave this nursing home a grade of C. In the area of long-term care, we focus more on the amount of care provided by a nursing home, as opposed to more medically-intensive services. After assessing the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination statistics. We were disappointed to learn that this facility vaccinated only 83.24265 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Nevertheless, this nursing home excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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This facility's next best category was nursing, but even there it received a grade of just D. This is still a well below average grade. When calculating a nursing home's nursing rating, we look at the number of hours nurses are caring for patients and the skill levels of those nurses. This facility provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low total compared to most nursing homes. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in computing our nursing grades. This place fared well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
Short-term Care Quality
The final category we looked at is short-term care, in which this facility received an abysmal grade in this area as well. We gave it an F for this area, which is definitely somewhat alarming. In computing our short-term care grades, we assess the facility's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other highly trained professionals. This area is often a reliable measure of the nursing home's rehabilitation. As you might expect, we discovered that this facility offers significantly less physical therapist and registered nurse hours per patient than the typical facility. Finally, we considered the number of patients that ultimately were able to return home from this nursing home. This nursing home didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 3.3 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Crown Heights Center for Nursing and Rehab Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Crown Heights Center for Nursing and Rehab, 9.58% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term residents that are suffering from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Crown Heights Center for Nursing and Rehab, 3.04% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of long-term stay residents that sustained a fall leading to major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indicator of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Crown Heights Center for Nursing and Rehab, 2.1% of Patients had UTIs
This figure measures the percent of long-term care residents which experienced urinary tract infections. While more of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it is problematic to compare different facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Crown Heights Center for Nursing and Rehab, 11.59% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure tells you the percent of long-term care residents taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Crown Heights Center for Nursing and Rehab, 13.3% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are administered to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Crown Heights Center for Nursing and Rehab, 13.2% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients who are showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Crown Heights Center for Nursing and Rehab, 91.26% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Crown Heights Center for Nursing and Rehab, 14.75% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom. Some argue this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Crown Heights Center for Nursing and Rehab, 17.32% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients that remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In Crown Heights Center for Nursing and Rehab, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is critical to maintaining the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Crown Heights Center for Nursing and Rehab, 17.32 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Crown Heights Center for Nursing and Rehab, 8.8 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Crown Heights Center for Nursing and Rehab, 75.07% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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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