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Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home

460 Brielle Avenue, Staten Island, New York 10314

Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home is located on Staten Island. It has 304 certified beds that have been approved by the federal government to participate in Medicare and Medicaid, with an average of 297.8 residents per day. Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home is not in a Continuing Care Retirement Community, and it is not in a hospital. It has a Resident and Family Council to facilitate communications with the staff. The facility is owned by the city/county doing business under the legal business name of New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) gives each nursing home an overall rating* on a scale of 1 to 5 stars, as well as star ratings in the categories of health inspections, staffing, and quality of resident care. The overall rating for Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home is “much above average” or 5 stars.

Health Inspections

Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home’s star rating for health inspections is poor. The rating is 1 star which is a “much below average” rating. Roughly once every 12-18 months, New York State inspectors conduct full inspections of nursing homes for compliance with the federal Medicare and Medicaid regulations. In addition, at any time during the year a nursing home may also be inspected based on a complaint submitted by a resident, relative or other individual, or based on a facility’s self-reported incident. For example, complaints may be based on concerns related to abuse, neglect, poor care, not enough staff, unsafe or unsanitary conditions, dietary problems, or mistreatment. When inspectors find noncompliance, the facility receives a citation.

The date of the most recent health inspection was November 2, 2018. In that report 4 health citations were noted. The statement of deficiencies from the inspection included a problem related to meeting he dietary requirements of residents. With respect to some residents, the facility failed to ensure that the menus met the nutritional needs of residents, were prepared in advance, were followed, were updated, were reviewed by the dietician, and met the needs of the residents.

In addition, during the last 3 years, there were 2 complaints that resulted in citations, and there were 4 occasions in which there were facility-reported incidents that resulted in citations.

Staffing

For staffing, Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home received 4 stars which is an “above average” rating. The staffing rating is based on 2 measures: registered nurse hours per resident per day; and total staffing hours per resident per day. Total staffing includes: registered nurses, licensed practical nurses/licensed vocational nurses, and nurses aides.

The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home is 1 hour and 34 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 Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home is 48 minutes compared to 42 minutes for New York and 41 minutes for the United States. The licensed practical/vocational nurses (LPN/LVN) hours per resident per day at Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home is 46 minutes compared to 49 minutes for New York and 53 minutes for the United States.

Physical therapist hours are also measured. This measure shows the average time physical therapists spend providing care tor residents throughout the facility. However, not all nursing home residents require physical therapy. Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home provides 5 minutes of physical therapist staff hours per resident per day, compared to the New York average is 7 minutes and the national average is 5 minutes.

Quality of Resident Care

Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home’s star rating for overall quality of resident care is 5 stars which is a “much above average” rating. Facilities are also rated on their quality of care for short-stay residents and long-stay residents.

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 (SNF) benefit. Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home’s star rating for short-stay residents is 5 stars which is a “much above average” rating.

16.8% of Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home’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.

1.0% of short-stay residents of Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home received antipsychotic medication for the first time, while the New York average is 1.5%. and the national average is 1.8%.

Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores or pressure injuries, are injuries to skin and underlying tissue resulting from prolonged pressure on the skin, such as staying in one position for a long time. 0.7% of the skilled nursing facility residents at Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home 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. 88.3% of Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home’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 Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home is 79.4%, 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. Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home’s rating for long-stay residents is 5 stars which is a “much above average” rating.

A part of a nursing home’s quality of resident care rating is the number of resident hospitalizations. For Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home, the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 long-stay resident days is 2.01, while the New York average is 1.55, and the national average is 1.75. As for the number of outpatient emergency department visits per 1,000 long-stay resident, for Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home the number is days is 0.82, while the New York average is 0.74, and the national average is 1.03.

The rating also takes into consideration specific medical issues experienced by residents. The percentage of long-stay residents at Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home experiencing one or more falls with major injury is 2.2, while the New York average is 2.9, and the national average is 3.4.

The percentage of long-stay high-risk residents at Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home with pressure ulcers is 6.5%, compared to the New York average of 8.6% and the national average of 7.4%.

The percentage of long-stay residents at Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home with a urinary tract infection is 0.8%, compared to the New York average of 2.4% and the national average of 2.8%.

The percentage of long-stay residents at Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home who have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder is 0.0%, compared to the New York average of 1.6% and the national average of 2.2%.

As for factors related to mobility and pain, the rating examines the percentage of residents whose ability to move independently worsened. For Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home, 17.9% of long-stay residents’ ability to move independently worsened. The average for New York is 16% and the national average is 17.9%.

The percentage of long-stay residents at Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home whose need for help with daily activities has increased is 6.0%, compared to the New York average of 13.3% and the national average of 14.8%.

The percentage of long-stay residents Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home who report moderate to severe pain is 0.9%, compared to the New York average of 4.0% and the national average of 6.9%.

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. Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home has not received a penalty from the federal government in the last 3 years.

*Disclaimer

The information about the performance of Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home 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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