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Silver Lake Specialized Rehab and Care Center

 

275 Castleton Avenue, Staten Island, New York 10301

The overall rating for Silver Lake Specialized Rehab and Care Center is “much below average”. The facility has 278 certified beds that have been approved by the federal government to participate in Medicare and Medicaid. Silver Lake Specialized Rehab and Care Center is not in a Continuing Care Retirement Community and is not in a hospital. It has a resident and family council only. Silver Lake Specialized Rehab and Care Center is located in Staten Island, New York. The ownership of the facility is a for profit corporation doing business under the legal business name of Silver Lake Specialized.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) gives each nursing home a rating on a scale of 1 to 5 stars. In addition to the overall rating the CMS calculates a star rating for each of 3 categories: health inspections, staffing, and quality of resident care measures.

Health Inspections

Silver Lake Specialized Rehab and Care Center’s star rating for health inspections is 1 star which is a “much below average” rating. The New York State Department of Health inspects nursing homes approximately once every 12 months on behalf of the federal government. If the nursing home is performing poorly, if there are complaints from residents, relatives, or others, or if the nursing home self-reported incidents, there may be more frequent inspections. The last full report registered for Silver Lake Specialized Rehab and Care Center was on July 16, 2018. In that report 4 health citations were noted. The average number of health citations in New York are 4.8. The average number of health citations in the United States is 7.8. In the past 3 years, there were 4 citations that resulted from complaints. In the same time period there were no citations that resulted from facility-reported incidents.

Staffing

Silver Lake Specialized Rehab and Care Center received a “below average rating” (2 stars) for staffing. The facility has on average 222 residents per day, while the New York average is 167.8 and the national average is 85.6. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Silver Lake Specialized Rehab and Care Center 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 Silver Lake Specialized Rehab and Care Center is 48 minutes compared to 42 minutes for New York and 41 minutes for the United States. Silver Lake Specialized Rehab and Care Center provides 3 minutes of physical therapy staff hours per resident per day, compared to the New York average is 7 minutes and the national average is 8 minutes.

Quality of Resident Care

Silver Lake Specialized Rehab and Care Center’s star rating for quality of resident care is 4 stars which is an “above average rating”. Nursing homes that are certified by Medicare and Medicaid regularly report clinical information for each of their residents to the CMS. The facilities are rated based on overall quality care as well as on quality of care for short-stay residents and quality of care for long-stay residents. Short-stay residents are those who spent 100 days or less in a nursing home while long-stay residents are those who spent over 100 days in a nursing home.

Short-stay residents. Silver Lake Specialized Rehab and Care Center’s star rating for short-stay residents is 2 stars which is an “about average” rating. 17.5% of Silver Lake Specialized Rehab and Care Center’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission. This percentage is lower than both the New York State and national averages which are 20.4% and 22.6%, respectively. 8.4% of Silver Lake Specialized Rehab and Care Center’s short-stay residents had an outpatient emergency department visit, which is slightly lower than the New York State average is 8.8% and the national average of 10.7%. Antipsychotic medications can be used to treat certain mental health conditions. 2.8% of short-stay residents at Silver Lake Specialized Rehab and Care Center received antipsychotic medication for the first time, compared to the New York average of 1.5% and the national average is 1.8%. 0.9% of skilled nursing facility residents had pressure ulcers that were new or worsened while residing at this facility. The national average of 1.6%. 35.4% of Silver Lake Specialized Rehab and Care Center’s short-stay residents received the needed flu shot for current flu season. This percentage is lower than both the New York and national averages which stand at 82.6% and 82.3%, respectively.

Long-stay residents. Silver Lake Specialized Rehab and Care Center’s star rating for long-stay residents is 5 stars which is a “much above average rating”. 7.4% of long-stay residents’ need for help with daily activities increased, compared to the New York average of 13.3% and the national average of 14.8%. 3.1% of Silver Lake Specialized Rehab and Care Center’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%. 0.4% of long-stay residents of Silver Lake Specialized Rehab and Care Center with a urinary tract infection. The New York average in this category is 2.4%, with the national average being 2.8%. 13.1% of Silver Lake Specialized Rehab and Care Center’s long-stay high-risk residents developed pressure ulcers. The New York average is 8.6% and the national average of 7.4%. 7.4% of Silver Lake Specialized Rehab and Care Center’s long-stay residents needed help with daily activities at an increased level. The New York average is 13.3%, with the national average being 14.8% in this category. 85.2% of Silver Lake Specialized Rehab and Care Center’s long-stay residents received the needed vaccine to prevent pneumonia. The New York average is 93.6% with the national average being 93.7%.

Fines

When a nursing home gets a serious citation or fails to correct a citation for a long period of time, this can result in a penalty. A penalty can be a fine against the facility or a denied payment from Medicare. Silver Lake Specialized Rehab and Care Center received no fines from the federal government in the last 3 years, and no payments have been denied from Medicare in the last 3 years.

Disclaimer

The information about the performance of Silver Lake Specialized Rehab and Care Center is from medicare.gov and is based on past performance. Past performance is not an indicator of future performance.

 
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