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Grandell Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Receives 2014 Deficiency Free Rating from New York State

Grandell Rehabilitation and Nursing Center received a deficiency free rating from the New York State Department of Health this past January 2014. They ranked strongly in key areas that helped propel them to an elite list of nursing homes in New York.

 
PRLog - Feb. 17, 2014 - LONG BEACH, N.Y. -- Grandell Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, a premier 278-bed skilled rehabilitation care center, is the proud recipient of a 2014 Deficiency Free Rating from the New York State Department of Health. This rare and difficult to achieve certification is awarded only to select skilled nursing facilities that demonstrated very strong workplace competencies, including clean, well maintained facilities and great patient care by properly certified staff. Such an outstanding achievement is made possible only by the daily commitment and dedication of the exceptional staff of Grandell Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.

These surveys serve to evaluate the overall quality of care and living expectations at these nursing facilities and are a great assessment tool for prospective residents, their families and others to make more informed decisions about a skilled nursing facility.

Deficiencies may result in fines, suspended reimbursements or even disenrollment from Medicare/Medicaid. Results from the 2010 Inspection show nursing homes in New York received on average seven citations per health department survey, while the national average was 11.

Other ranking factors include meetings with the residents and their families and a positive overall environment / quality of living for patient recovery and care. The New York State Department of Health reviews these and many other criteria in a rigorous examination lasting several days before awarding a Deficiency Free certification to any health facility. Due to increasingly stringent regulations obtaining this certification is neither easy nor common, therefore Grandell Rehab’s staff is extremely excited about having received this status and look forward to receiving another Deficiency Free rating next year as well.

“The entire administration here at Grandell would like to proudly congratulate our staff for this tremendous accomplishment. It’s not every day that a nursing home receives a zero deficiency score, and is a direct testament to the hard work we all put in for our residents day in and day out”, stated Baruch Giberstien, Administrator at Grandell.

Grandell Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, located at 645 W Broadway, Long Beach, NY, is a 278-bed premier skilled nursing and rehabilitation care center providing 24-hour comprehensive inpatient care to adults of all ages. Grandell provides short-term rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice care, along with a renowned Alzheimer's/Dementia program. Grandell Rehab and Nursing Center also offers a highly successful amputee rehab program which utilizes a specially-made 55 foot long harness, the first of its kind in New York State. Grandell is a Glatt Kosher facility under the supervision of the Vaad Harabonim of Queens.

For more information on Grandell Rehab and Nursing Center, visiting hours, or general inquiries, contact Baruch Giberstien at 516-889-1100. Kindly visit our newly redesigned website at www.GrandellRehab.com. Like us on Facebook at LongBeachRehab1 or follow us @GrandellRehab. Connect with us at https://plus.google.com/+Grandellrehab.

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