Queen of Peace Residence is one of a mere two nursing homes located in Queens Village, New York. With an A+ overall grade, we ranked this facility number 276 in the United States. This puts it in the top two percentile of all nursing homes. This is just about as good of a nursing home as you're going to find. Scroll down to find this place's category scores, which also impressed us. You really can't do much better than a straight A report card.
Queen of Peace Residence
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
Best Nursing Home in Queens Village, New York Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in New York Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Queens Village, New York Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in New York Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Queens Village, New York Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this place turned out to be a quality nursing home is it earned an A+ in our inspections category. This is as good as it gets in this critical category. Perhaps the most critical factor we consider in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Places with better scores in this category most likely dodged the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. While this nursing home had some 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.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also received an A+ for its long-term care grade. For prospective patients seeking a permanent place to live as opposed to rehabilitation, long-term care is a very important category. After considering the amount of care provided by nurses, we turned to the facility's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 90.50279 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Although its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we hoped for, we were pleased to find nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Does this page answer your questions about Queen of Peace Residence?
We also awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for its nursing grade. There are a host of subcategories within this category. Many of these criteria relate to the quantity and quality of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as employing a policy of moving patients at least once a day.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last category we scored, this facility was given a very favorable grade of A in our short-term care category. With this score, the nursing home finished off a straight A profile. Our short-term care scores are based in part on a nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a vast spectrum of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, in addition to other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the number of residents that ultimately were able to return home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Queen of Peace Residence Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Queen of Peace Residence, 9.58% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Queen of Peace Residence, 3.04% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure tells you the percent of long-term residents which had falls which caused major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Queen of Peace Residence, 2.1% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term stay residents that have sustained urinary tract infections. UTI's may be an indication of worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this statistic can be skewed for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Queen of Peace Residence, 11.59% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents given antipsychotic medications. These medications may be used for treating several medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Queen of Peace Residence, 13.3% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients which were administered antianxiety medication. These medications are generally given to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Queen of Peace Residence, 13.2% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Queen of Peace Residence, 91.26% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Queen of Peace Residence, 14.75% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and using the bathroom. Some believe that this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Queen of Peace Residence, 17.32% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that remained mobile levels. Many in the industry argue that mobility is vital to patients mental and physical health.
In Queen of Peace Residence, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Queen of Peace Residence, 17.32 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.