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King David Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation

2266 Cropsey Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11214

King David Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation is located in Brooklyn, New York. It has 270 certified beds that have been approved by the federal government to participate in Medicare and Medicaid, with an average of 255.3 residents per day. King David Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation is not in a Continuing Care Retirement Community and it is not in a hospital. It has a Resident Council to facilitate communications with the staff. The facility is a for profit partnership doing business under the legal business name of SGRNC LLC.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) gives each nursing home an overall rating on a scale of 1 to 5 stars. The overall rating* for King David Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation is 2 stars which is a “below average” rating. The CMS also assigns a star rating in each of 3 categories: health inspections, staffing, and quality of resident care measures. Nursing homes vary in the quality of care and services they provide to their residents. Health inspection results, staffing data, and quality of resident care information are 3 important ways to measure the quality of a nursing homes.

Health Inspections

King David Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation’s star rating for health inspections is 1 star which is a “much below average” rating. Approximately once a year, New York State inspectors conduct full inspections of nursing homes for compliance with the federal Medicare and Medicaid regulations, which aims to protect and improve the health and safety of residents. Throughout a year, a nursing home may also be inspected based on a complaint submitted by a resident (or other individual), or based on a facility’s self-reported incident, such as a resident suffering an injury. The date of most recent health inspection was July 19, 2017. In that report 11 health citations were noted. The average number of health citations in New York is 4.8, while the national average is 7.8. In the past 3 years there were 2 complaints that resulted in citations, but no occasions in which there were facility-reported incidents that resulted in citations.

Staffing

King David Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation received a “below average” rating (2 stars) for staffing. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at King David Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation is 1 hour and 21 minutes, while the New York average is 1 hour and 31 minutes and the national average is 1 hour and 33 minutes. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at King David Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation is 30 minutes compared to 42 minutes for New York and 41 minutes for the United States. King David Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation provides 7 minutes of physical therapist staff hours per resident per day, which is consistent with the New York average of 7 minutes and the national average of 5 minutes.

Quality of Resident Care

CMS combines the values of 17 quality measures (QMs) to create three quality of resident care ratings: a short-stay quality measure rating, a long-stay quality measure rating, and an overall quality measure rating. QMs are derived from clinical data reported by the nursing home and from Medicare claims data submitted for payment.

King David Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation’s star rating for overall quality of resident care is 5 stars which is a “much above average” rating.

Short-stay residents. Short-stay residents are those who spent 100 days or less in a nursing home, or residents covered under the Medicare Part A Skilled Nursing Facility benefit. King David Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation’s star rating for short-stay residents is 5 stars which is a “much above average” rating.

21.3% of King David Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation ’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission. The average for New York is 20.4% and national average is 22.6%. Antipsychotic medications can be used to treat certain mental health conditions. 2.5% of short-stay residents of King David Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation received antipsychotic medication for the first time, while the New York average is 1.5% and the average for the United States is 1.8%.

Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores or pressure injuries, are areas of damaged skin caused by long-term pressure, such as staying in one position for a long time. 0.8% of the skilled nursing facility residents at King David Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation had pressure ulcers that were new or worsened while residing at this facility. The national average is 1.6%.

Nursing facilities are also evaluated for their flu and pneumonia prevention measures. 98.5% of King David Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation ’s short-stay residents received the needed flu shot for current flu season. This percentage is higher than both the New York and national averages which stand at 82.6% and 82.3%, respectively. As for the percentage of short-stay residents who needed and got a vaccine to prevent pneumonia, the percentage for King David Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation is 94.7%, while the average for New York is 79.3% and the average for the United States is 83.2%.

Long-stay residents. Long-stay residents are those who spent over 100 days in a nursing home. King David Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation ’s rating for long-stay residents is 5 stars which is a “much above average” rating.

10.4% of long-stay residents at King David Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation for help with daily activities increased, compared to the New York average of 13.3% and the national average of 14.8%.

1.3% of King David Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation ’s long-stay residents experienced one or more falls with major injury. The New York average is 2.9% and the national average is 3.4%. None of long-stay residents of King David Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation reported moderate to severe pain, compared to the New York average in this category of 4.0%, and the national average of 6.9%. In addition, 8.0% of King David Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation ’s long-stay high-risk residents developed pressure ulcers. The New York average is 8.6% and the national average of 7.4%.

1.0% of King David Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation’s long-stay residents had a urinary tract infection. The New York average is 2.4%, with the national average being 2.8% in this category. 99.9% of King David Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation ’s long-stay residents received the needed vaccine to prevent pneumonia, while the New York average is 93.6% and the national average is 93.7%.

Fire Safety Inspections

Fire safety specialists inspect nursing homes to measure if a nursing home meets Life Safety Code standards set by CMS, based on codes established by the National Fire Protection Association. The fire safety inspection covers building design and construction and operational features designed to provide safety from fire, smoke, electrical failures, and gas leaks.

The date of the most recent standard fire safety inspection of King David Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation was July 19, 2017. The result of the inspection was 6 fire safety citations. The average number of fire safety citations in New York is 3.5, and the average number of fire safety citations in the United States is 2.9. While there were only 6 fire safety citations, there were also 6 deficiencies, including 2 egress deficiencies and 4 smoke deficiencies.

Automatic sprinkler systems were found in all required areas.

Fines

When a nursing home gets a serious citation or fails to correct a citation for a long period of time, that facility may be assessed a penalty. A penalty can be a fine against the facility or a denied payment from Medicare. King David Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation has not received a penalty from the federal government in the last 3 years.

*Disclaimer

The information about the performance of King David Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation is from Medicare.gov and is based on past performance. Past performance is not an indicator of future performance. Further, we recommend that you check the statistics yourself at Medicare.gov for both accuracy and updates. Choosing a nursing home is a very difficult decision, and we make no representation as to the quality of any of the facilities or their ratings on the site.

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