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Jamaica Hospital Medical Center T C U

  • Nursing Home

Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+Sep 20: A+Oct 20: A+Jan 21: AFeb 21: AMar 21: AApr 21: AMay 21: AJun 21: AJul 21: AAug 21: ASep 21: AOct 21: ANov 21: AJan 22: A-Feb 22: A-Mar 22: A-Apr 22: A-May 22: A-Jun 22: A-
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Jamaica Hospital Medical Center T C U's website

8900 Van Wyck Expressway,
Richmond Hill NY 11418

(718) 206-6595

Jamaica Hospital Medical Center T C U is a nursing home located in Richmond Hill, New York, which has a total of 36,256 people. With an A- overall grade, we rated this nursing home in the top fifth of all nursing homes in the nation. You flat out can't do much better than this place. This facility also received strong grades in each of our categories. More information about these categories can be found below.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • No Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab
  • Offers Outpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Speech Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Palliative Care
  • Dentistry
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Mental Health
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • X-Ray
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Optometry
  • Oncology Care
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

One of the reasons this place ended up being a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ in our inspections category. This is just about as good as it gets in this very important category. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in calculating these inspection scores. One critical factor is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of the deficiencies is arguably more important than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies are quite insignificant. Although this facility had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A

Adding to its strong performance in other areas, we gave this nursing home a grade of A for its short-term care score. Short-term care scores are vital for prospective residents requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually mandates higher levels of highly-skilled nursing. This means a broad scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. We were not able to find information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. Finally, we looked at the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 7.6 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B-plus

This facility is also strong in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of B+. It outperformed most nursing homes in this category. Nursing scores are based largely on levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures 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 generally be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as by employing a protocol of turning a patient at least once a day.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

Moving on to the final category, this nursing home also performed well in the long-term care category. In fact, we awarded it a B+ for this area. This wrapped up a first-rate profile. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. After considering the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination records. It does not look like this nursing home submitted data regarding vaccinations. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jul 22

Nearby Hospitals

  • Jamaica Hospital Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 0.08 miles away89th Avenue and Van Wyck Expressway Richmond Hill New York 11418Voluntary non-profit - Private(718) 262-6000
  • Queens Hospital CenterAcute Care Hospitals 1.33 miles away82-68 164th Street Jamaica New York 11432Government - Local(718) 883-3000
  • Flushing Hospital Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 3.86 miles away45th Avenue and Parsons Boulevard Flushing New York 11355Voluntary non-profit - Private(718) 670-5000
  • Elmhurst Hospital CenterAcute Care Hospitals 4.71 miles away79-01 Broadway Elmhurst New York 11373Government - Local(718) 334-1141
  • Creedmoor Psychiatric CenterPsychiatric 5.1 miles away80-45 Winchester Blvd Bldg B Queens Village New York 11427Government - State(718) 264-4000
  • Wyckoff Heights Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 5.28 miles away374 Stockholm Street Brooklyn New York 11237Voluntary non-profit - Private(718) 963-7272
  • Brookdale Hospital Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 6.02 miles away1 Brookdale Plaza Brooklyn New York 11212Voluntary non-profit - Private(718) 240-5966
  • Woodhull Medical & Mental Health CenterAcute Care Hospitals 6.52 miles away760 Broadway Brooklyn New York 11206Government - Local(718) 963-8100

Nearby Dialysis

  • Kew Gardens Dialysis Center0.46 miles away120-46 Queens Boulevard Kew Gardens New York 11415CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 31 (718) 793-3341
  • Davita Jamaica Hillside Dialysis1.53 miles away171-19 Hillside Ave Jamaica New York 11432Dialysis Stations: 25 (718) 526-2051
  • Fms-South Queens Dialysis Center1.73 miles away175-37 Liberty Avenue Jamaica New York 11433CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 32 (718) 297-9100
  • Davita Ozone Park Dialysis1.9 miles away100-02, Rockaway Blvd Ozone Park New York 11417Dialysis Stations: 25 (718) 843-0694
  • Davita Queens Dialysis Center2.06 miles away118-01 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard Jamaica New York 11434CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 21 (718) 341-6711
  • Fms-St. Alban's Dialysis Center2.66 miles away172-70 Baisley Blvd Jamaica New York 11434CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (718) 949-1600
  • Atlas Park Dialysis2.78 miles away8000 Cooper Ave Ridgewood New York 11385Dialysis Stations: 25 (718) 326-2789
  • Vestal Healthcare LLC2.99 miles away176-35 Union Turnpike Fresh Meadows New York 11366Dialysis Stations: 1 (718) 969-3293