NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney is one of 16 options in Brooklyn, New York. This proved to be an A rated facility, which is one of the best grades we offer. In fact, we were so impressed with this nursing home that we rated it substantially ahead of the overwhelming majority of the facilities in Brooklyn. Headlining this nursing home's remarkable report card is its inspection reports, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
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NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney
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- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Government - City/county
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Best Nursing Home in Brooklyn, New York Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well overall, this nursing home also earned nearly flawless government inspections. As a result, it earned one of our highest grades in that category with an A+. Inspection grades are based on datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this category typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This particular nursing home received 2 deficiencies on its inspection report. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
Contributing to its strong profile, this facility also received a dominant short-term care grade, with a score of A. In the category of short-term care, we endeavor to evaluate measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. We assess a facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and physical therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last datapoint we considered in this category is the number of patients that ultimately returned home from the nursing home. We found that 5.2 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
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To complement its strong performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. The nursing rating is based on a number of datapoints. The most important one is the quantity of hours nurses spent with patients. This facility provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as having a protocol of turning a resident more frequently.
Long-term Care Quality
In the last category we analyzed, this facility was given a very strong grade of A- in our long-term care category. With this grade, the nursing home finished off a straight A profile. When facilities receive a score in this range in long-term care it typically means it's well-staffed and is a quality place to live on a permanent basis. One of the factors we considered on top of nursing hours is vaccinations. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to 99.360146 percent of its patients. Vaccination is a great way to minimize unnecessary hospitalizations for the nursing home population. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney, 9.18% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often caused by residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care reduces the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney, 3.11% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric tells you the percent of long-term patients who have experienced falls which resulted in severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney, 2.03% of Patients had UTIs
This measures the percent of long-term stay patients who sustained UTI's. UTI's could be a sign of lower quality nursing care. However, this datapoint could be skewed for some nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney, 12.22% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may mean a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney, 13.51% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney, 13.75% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney, 90.38% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home patients, making these vaccines critical to patient health.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney, 15.3% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and bathing. Many would argue this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney, 14.12% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of patients that were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney, 1.46 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is critical to maintaining the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney, 14.12 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney, 9.74 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney, 75.23% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts would argue that this is a reliable measure of a facility's 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-plus
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