NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney turns out to be one of a list of 40 nursing homes in Brooklyn, New York. This city has far more options than most cities in the nation. This is an A rated facility, which is one of the best grades we offer. In fact, we were so impressed with this facility that we rated it substantially ahead of the vast majority of the nursing homes in Brooklyn. Headlining this facility's remarkable report card is its inspection reports, which we will address in the next section.
NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- 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
Best Nursing Home in Brooklyn, New York Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. Our inspection grades account for several factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we rely on is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher grades in this area tend to have few of these severe deficiencies. 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
We also want to point out the fact that this facility received a first-rate score of A in our short-term care category. In computing our short-term care scores, we analyze the nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other highly trained professionals. This score is typically a fair measure of the nursing home's rehabilitation services. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 5.2 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
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Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A. Our nursing score looks at the facility's level of nurse staffing. We factor in both the levels of licensure of the nurses and the number of hours spent with patients. This nursing home averages 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed 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 place New York in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as by having a policy of moving residents more frequently.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the fourth area, this nursing home was awarded a highly favorable long-term care grade. In fact, we gave it an A- in that area, rounding out a straight A profile. When facilities receive a grade in this range in this category it typically means it's well-staffed and is a quality place to reside on a permanent basis. In addition to considering the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 99.183304 percent of its patients. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients out of the hospital. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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, 9.58% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic gauges the percent of long-term care residents who suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We consider this statistic when determining both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney, 3.04% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are routinely linked to lower quality nursing care. Additional nurse staffing can reduce the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney, 2.1% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney, 11.59% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many patients, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney, 13.3% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are given to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney, 13.2% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney, 91.26% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney, 14.75% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney, 17.32% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who maintained mobility. Some experts argue that the ability to move around is important for residents' physical and mental well-being.
In NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney, 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.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney, 17.32 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney, 8.8 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney, 75.07% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform 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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