St Marys Hospital for Children is a nursing home in Bayside, New York. The city has 47,490 people. This facility is among the highest-graded nursing homes we assessed. In fact, it received the very best grade. In fact, this nursing home has the distinction of being one of the three best facilities in New York. Headlining this place's exemplary profile is its inspection rating, which is addressed in the next section.
St Marys Hospital for Children
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
- For Children
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- No Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
Top Nursing Home in New York Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Bayside, New York Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in New York Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Bayside, New York Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in New York Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Bayside, New York Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with a favorable overall score, we awarded this place an A+ for our inspection category. Inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This place was assessed 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered severe. This means that the government inspectors did not deem any of these deficiencies to pose an immediate risk to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
In addition, this facility received high marks in the area of long-term care. For this reason, it was given one of our best scores in that area with a score of A+. Nursing homes that do well in this category typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to patients. After assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 99.10113 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients out of the hospital. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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This nursing home also received an A+ for its nursing grade. When calculating our nursing grades, we weigh both nursing hours and the skill levels of those nurses. This nursing home provides 1.1 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning to our next area, this facility was awarded an excellent short-term care rating. In fact, we gave it an A in this area, rounding out a straight A profile. Our short-term care ratings are critical for prospective residents requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually mandates higher levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes a broad range of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents that who were able to eventually return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
St Marys Hospital for Children Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In St Marys Hospital for Children, 9.58% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In St Marys Hospital for Children, 3.04% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric indicates the percent of long-term patients that sustained a fall which caused severe injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls may be an indication of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In St Marys Hospital for Children, 2.1% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely linked to a facility with worst hygiene practices. However, this datapoint could be misleading for some facilities due to different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In St Marys Hospital for Children, 11.59% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are used for a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In St Marys Hospital for Children, 13.3% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric tells you the percent of long-term stay residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In St Marys Hospital for Children, 13.2% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In St Marys Hospital for Children, 91.26% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In St Marys Hospital for Children, 14.75% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of erosion of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In St Marys Hospital for Children, 17.32% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percent of long-term stay residents who remained mobile levels. Some argue that the ability to move around is vital to residents' physical and mental health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In St Marys Hospital for Children, 17.32 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In St Marys Hospital for Children, 75.07% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with ADL's typically correlates with superior rehabilitation services.