Cypress Garden Center for Nursing and Rehab is a nursing home in Flushing, New York, a city with a population of 219,342 people. Featuring an overall score of B-, this appears to be a middle of the pack nursing home. As far as we can see, this facility is a good fit for quite a few people. One of the best aspects of this nursing home's profile is its stellar inspection grade, which we will address in the next section.
Cypress Garden Center for Nursing and Rehab
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Meal Delivery
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
While this nursing home's overall grade was decent, it really excelled in the category of inspections. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A+ for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Our inspection ratings weigh a host of factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we rely on is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better scores in this category typically have very few of these severe deficiencies. 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. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.
Short-term Care Quality
One of this facility's better category scores was in the category of short-term care. This ended up being its second best category. In that category, we awarded this facility a B-. Our short-term care grades are meaningful for residents requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally mandates additional highly-skilled nursing. This means a vast range of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last datapoint we considered in this area is the percentage of residents who who were able to eventually return home from the nursing home. We found that just 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home. This figure was below the national average.
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Long-term Care Quality
The next area we analyzed was long-term care, where this facility was awarded a B- in this category. In crafting our long-term care scores, we analyze the nursing home's ability to maintain its permanent residents' health and quality of life. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by nurses, we turned to the facility's vaccination statistics. We were optimistic to discover that this facility vaccinates 99.8818 percent of its residents for pneumonia. This nursing home also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
The next category we graded was nursing, proved to be this facility's weakest category. We gave this nursing home a D in this category. This really is one of the few dings in a quality profile. Nursing grades are largely associated with the facility's level of nurse staffing. 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. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing ratings. This nursing home fared well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Cypress Garden Center for Nursing and Rehab Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Cypress Garden Center for Nursing and Rehab, 9.58% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure indicates the percent of long-term residents who have new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We bake this statistic into our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Cypress Garden Center for Nursing and Rehab, 3.04% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents who have had a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Cypress Garden Center for Nursing and Rehab, 2.1% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections could be linked to inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Cypress Garden Center for Nursing and Rehab, 11.59% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. These medications may be used for treating several conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Cypress Garden Center for Nursing and Rehab, 13.3% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that were administered antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly prescribed to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Cypress Garden Center for Nursing and Rehab, 13.2% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who are showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Cypress Garden Center for Nursing and Rehab, 91.26% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Cypress Garden Center for Nursing and Rehab, 14.75% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and continence. Some experts believe that this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Cypress Garden Center for Nursing and Rehab, 17.32% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of patients that remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In Cypress Garden Center for Nursing and Rehab, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Cypress Garden Center for Nursing and Rehab, 17.32 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Cypress Garden Center for Nursing and Rehab, 8.8 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to gauge patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Cypress Garden Center for Nursing and Rehab, 75.07% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Scores for Flushing, NY
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-plus
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