Nursing Homes in Queens, NY- Monthly Analysis & Key Metrics

Data as of March 10, 2024

Reviewed by Richard Saunders

The City Level Skilled Nursing Home Analysis Report

Recently, the Biden administration announced a goal of improving nursing home care, as highlighted in several important announcements (see the initial announcement and a subsequent announcement). While this is a commendable goal, it is not entirely clear what the best approach is for achieving it. Proposing minimum staffing levels for all nursing homes simplifies a complicated issue. Nursing Homes address a wide range of resident needs, from short-term rehabilitation to long-term care to dementia and memory issues, that require different levels of care. It also fails to address a national staffing shortage that will likely only worsen.

At NursingHomeDatabase.com, we believe that one critical element of any improvement effort is to have access to good, clear data and analysis that can help everyone understand the current state of affairs, identify trends, and track progress over time. To this end, we have built this series of reports that will try to illuminate the key metrics of nursing home performance for each state. Our reports are designed to provide valuable insights and inform policymakers, healthcare providers, and families who are interested in nursing home care.

The analysis for the state level report cards of nursing home care is primarily derived from data that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid ("CMS") provides. CMS publishes weekly data about nursing home occupancy and COVID-19 infections and publishes monthly reports with ratings, staffing levels, and deficiencies.

Summary Analysis of Nursing Homes in Queens
The 10,000 foot view

Updated on March 10, 2024

This analysis is based on homes within a 25 mile radius of the city.

According to the latest data compiled by NursingHomeDatabase.com, Queens has a total of 241 active skilled nursing facilities and 54,361 beds. Based on a recent US Census estimate of the population of Queens of 2,230,722, the current total bed count represents one bed for every 41.04 persons in Queens. There were 49,891 residents in nursing homes as March 10, 2024 for a city wide occupancy level of 91.78 percent. (Note that the home count is based on monthly data provided by CMS and the number of beds and the occupancy numbers are based on weekly data. There is a minor number of homes that do not report their data weekly.)

According to the monthly data, Queens has added 0 new beds and lost 0 existing beds over the past year.

The Biden Administration has announced that it wants to regulate minimum nursing home staffing levels. They have proposed minimums of .55 hours of care per resident per day from registered nurses (RNs) and 2.45 hours of care per resident per day certified nursing aids (CNAs). These are the current level amount of hours per resident per day of care for Queens and a comparison to the state and national averages:

Staffing Levels City State / National
Registered Nurse (RN) 0.75 0.69 / 0.65
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) 2.20 2.15 / 2.26
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) 0.59 0.79 / 0.88
All Staff 3.54 3.63 / 3.79

State Analysis: Look here for the latest nursing home analysis for New York.

COVID-19 Infections in Queens Nursing Homes

While COVID-19 infections and deaths are down significantly from late 2020 and 2021, the number of infections and deaths continues to be monitored. For nursing homes in Queens there were a total of 68 new cases and 68 new deaths among residents for the week ending March 10, 2024. The chart below shows COVID-19 activity for the past year.

New and Lost Nursing Homes in Queens

No new homes were reported by CMS over the past twelve months.

No homes were removed by CMS over the past twelve months.

Occupancy Percentages for Queens Nursing Homes

The chart below shows the overall occupancy for nursing home beds in Queens, NY. Occupancies levels for individual facilities will differ and can be found on the detail page for the specific nursing home.

Best and Worst Nursing Homes in Queens

The list below shows the best skilled nursing facilities in Queens based on their most recent weighted average inspection score. Some nursing homes may have higher overall 5-star ratings than the homes on this list. We feel that the health inspection score is the best indicator of current operations. It changes quicker than the overall rating.

Facility Rating
Glen Cove Center For Nursing and Rehabilitation
6 MEDICAL PLAZA
GLEN COVE, NY
12.67
Split Rock Rehabilition and Health Care Center
3525 BAYCHESTER AVE
BRONX, NY
17.33
The Enclave at Rye Rehab and Nursing Ctr
1000 HIGH ST
PORT CHESTER, NY
13.33
Queen of Peace Residence
110-30 221ST STREET
QUEENS VILLAGE, NY
9.33
Lynbrook Restorative Therapy and Nursing
243 ATLANTIC AVENUE
LYNBROOK, NY
4.67
The Amsterdam at Harborside
300 EAST OVERLOOK
PORT WASHINGTON, NY
15.33
Berkshire Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
10 BERKSHIRE ROAD
WEST BABYLON, NY
7.33
Margaret Tietz Center For Nursing Care Inc
164 11 CHAPIN PARKWAY
JAMAICA, NY
7.33
Massapequa Center Rehabilitation and Nursing
101 LOUDEN AVE
AMITYVILLE, NY
17.33
Methodist Home For Nursing and Rehabilitation
4499 MANHATTAN COLLEGE PARKWAY
BRONX, NY
11.33

The list below shows the worst skilled nursing facilities in Queens based on their most recent weighted average inspection score.

Facility Rating
Richmond Ctr For Rehab and Specialty Healthcare
91 TOMPKINS AVENUE
STATEN ISLAND, NY
66.17
Triboro Center For Rehabilitation and Nursing
1160 TELLER AVE
BRONX, NY
54.83
New Riverdale Rehab and Nursing
641 WEST 230TH ST
BRONX, NY
52.67
Brooklyn Ctr For Rehab and Residential Health Care
170 BUFFALO AVENUE
BROOKLYN, NY
66.67
Central Queens Rehab and Nursing Center
69 95 QUEENS MIDTOWN EXPRESSWAY
MASPETH, NY
46.00
Schervier Nursing Care Center
2975 INDEPENDENCE AVE
BRONX, NY
52.00
Westchester Center For Rehabilitation and Nursing
10 CLAREMONT AVE
MOUNT VERNON, NY
50.67
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West Lawrence Care Center, L L C
1410 SEAGIRT BLVD
FAR ROCKAWAY, NY
37.33
Verrazano Nursing and Post-Acute Center
100 CASTLETON AVENUE
STATEN ISLAND, NY
40.00
The Citadel Rehab and Nursing Ctr at Kingsbridge
3400 -26 CANNON PLACE
BRONX, NY
43.83

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