Park Gardens Rehabilitation & Nursing Center is located in Bronx, New York. This city is one of the most populated metropolitan areas in the country with has a total of 1,382,480 people. Sporting an overall score of C, this is likely a decent nursing home. This grade isn't too far off the city grade for Bronx, which is a B-. The best part of this nursing home's profile was its stellar inspection score. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 :

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 200 Beds

CCRC :

For profit - Partnership

Resident Council:

Family Council:

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

To go along with its relatively modest overall score, we awarded this nursing home an A for our inspections rating. This score is far more impressive than its overall grade. Perhaps the most critical factor we consider in determining our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Places with higher grades in this area typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. 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. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is always a good sign.

Long-term Care Quality

A-
Oct 18: BNov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: BFeb 19: BMay 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 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-
Historical

This nursing home also excelled in the category of long-term care, with a superb grade of A- in this category. Facilities that receive this kind of score in long-term care tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure residents are kept in good health. After assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is higher than most nursing homes. The last statistic we looked at is the facility's hospitalization rate. We found that this nursing home had 2.89 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. While this wasn't as strong as some of its other scores in this category, this figure may be skewed for some facilities due to the medical complexity of patients.

Nurse Quality

F
Oct 18: FNov 18: FDec 18: FJan 19: FFeb 19: FMay 19: FJun 19: FJul 19: FAug 19: FSep 19: FJan 20: FMar 20: FApr 20: FMay 20: FJun 20: FJul 20: FAug 20: F
Historical

Next, we looked at the nursing category where we gave this nursing home an F. This is certainly not one of this facility's better areas. Our nursing grade focuses on the facility's level of nurse staffing. We look at both the levels of training of the nurses and the amount of time spent with residents. This particular place provided just 3 hours of nursing care per patient each day. This statistic is far below the national average. On top of receiving below average marks for nursing hours, this nursing home was a bit less impressive in some of the quality-based measures we looked at in calculating our nursing ratings. We looked at the percentage of residents suffering pressure ulcers and found that this facility was at roughly 150 percent of the national average in this statistic. This is likely a bad sign when you consider that many pressure ulcers are believed to be preventable with better nursing care. Unfortunately, this statistic dragged down this nursing home's nursing rating significantly.

Short-term Care Quality

F
Oct 18: FNov 18: FDec 18: FJan 19: FFeb 19: FMay 19: FJun 19: FJul 19: FAug 19: FSep 19: FJan 20: FMar 20: FApr 20: FMay 20: FJun 20: FJul 20: FAug 20: F
Historical

Switching gears to our last category, this facility really didn't fare very well. With a poor grade of F in short-term care, this is this nursing home's worst grade. Short-term care scores are based in part on a nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a broad range of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, not to mention other variations of therapy. Based on its poor score in this area, we were not surprised to find that this nursing home offered far fewer registered nurse hours per resident than most other nursing homes. The final datapoint we looked at in this area is the number of patients who were able to return home from the facility. This nursing home struggled quite a bit in this area, with just 24.5 percent of its patients returning home. Unfortunately, this was well below the national average.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
C
State:
B
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Park Gardens Rehabilitation & Nursing Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely caused by patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols limits the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Provider
C
9.27%
State
B-
8.47%
National
B
7.32%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay patients which have had a fall resulting in severe injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be a sign of poor nursing care.

Provider
A-
1.62%
State
B+
2.91%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This tells you the percentage of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with insufficient hygiene.

Provider
A
0.27%
State
B+
2.21%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are given to residents for many conditions, including cognitive disorders. Tragically, in limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Provider
D
23.88%
State
B+
11.1%
National
B
14.18%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents taking antianxiety medications.

Provider
B-
23.01%
State
A-
13.33%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This metric measures the percent of long-term stay residents who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. Some experts argue that this is a measure of quality of life.

Provider
B
1.73%
State
B
7.09%
National
B+
5.07%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Measures the percentage of long-term patients that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home patients, making these vaccines vital to patient safety.

Provider
A
100%
State
B
93.26%
National
B
92.05%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This tells you the percent of residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of the erosion of a resident's well-being.

Provider
F
31.72%
State
B+
13.31%
National
B
14.45%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This tells you the percent of patients who were able to retain mobility over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.

Provider
A+
30.56%
State
B-
15.38%
National
B
17.08%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care.

Provider
C
2.89
State
B+
1.46
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the health of patients.

Provider
F
30.56
State
B+
15.38
National
B
17.08

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This indicates the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
A
6.52
State
B+
8.22
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This tells you the percent of short-term care residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with ADL's usually correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.

Provider
A+
92.86%
State
B
69.8%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

St Joseph's Medical Center 1.51 mi
127 South Broadway Yonkers New York 10701
(914) 378-7000
Acute Care Hospitals
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Montefiore Medical Center 2.13 mi
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(718) 920-4321
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Montefiore Mount Vernon Hospital 2.95 mi
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Englewood Hospital and Medical Center 3.71 mi
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St Barnabas Hospital 3.86 mi
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St John's Riverside Hospital 4.23 mi
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Jacobi Medical Center 4.31 mi
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Acute Care Hospitals
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Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center 5.34 mi
1276 Fulton Avenue Bronx New York 10456
(212) 588-7000
Acute Care Hospitals
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Nearby Dialysis

Southern Westchester Dialysis Ctr 1.46 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 30
44 Vark Street Yonkers New York 10701
(914) 965-0200
St. Josephs Hosp. Hlth Ctr-Yonkers 1.49 mi
Dialysis Stations: 6
127 South Broadway Dialysis Unit Yonkers New York 10701
(914) 378-7480
Davita Westchester Home Training (Pd) 1.92 mi
Dialysis Stations: 6
955 Yonkers Ave, Suite 201 Yonkers New York 10704
(914) 237-7659
Davita Yonkers Dialysis Center 1.98 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 21
575 Yonkers Avenue Yonkers New York 10704
(914) 377-2370
Davita Riverdale Dialysis Center 1.99 mi
CMS Rating: 2 stars
Dialysis Stations: 31
170 W. 233rd Street Bronx New York 10463
(718) 884-4300
Montefiore Medical Center - Wakefield Hospital 2.03 mi
Dialysis Stations: 8
600 East 233rd Street Hemodialysis Unit Bronx New York 10466
(718) 920-9041
Regency Dialysis Center 2.2 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
65 Ashburton Avenue Yonkers New York 10701
(914) 963-4572
Knickerbocker Dialysis, Inc 2.6 mi
Dialysis Stations: 1
3525 White Plains Road Ste. A Bronx New York 10467
(718) 652-1013