Worst Rated Nursing Homes in New York

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Being the worst rated nursing home in New York is a dubious title. So how are New York’s worst rated nursing homes identified?

The Federal Government, through CMS, has an objective 5 star rating system which awards nursing homes 1 through 5 stars based on quality. A 5 star rating is the highest. A 1 star rating is the worst.

5 star nursing homes are relatively common nationwide. 1 star facilities are rare. Shockingly, the state of New York has 107 1-star nursing homes. By comparison, Delaware only has 5 1-star nursing homes.

Worst rated nursing homes in the State of New York

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How Does CMS Determine NY Nursing Home Quality Through Star Ratings?

CMS announced in March that they recently updated their 5 star rating system. CMS comes to their rating based on various factors, including health inspections, resident injuries, hospital admissions, staffing levels and quality measures. The recent update to Medicare star rating system includes a deeper dive into the understaffing analysis inside nursing homes.

Why Are New York Nursing Homes So Bad?

The short answer is understaffing. When there are not enough staff to care for high needs patients, the result is preventable injuries.

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Why are New York Nursing Homes Understaffed and Short Staffed?

The short answer is money. Most nursing homes are private, for-profit companies. In order to make the most amount of money, they need to spend as little of it as possible. When we obtain a nursing home’s financial books, universally, the largest expense on the budget is staffing. If you have less workers caring for patients, the corporate owners make more money.

Where are New York’s Worst Nursing Homes Located?

Finger Lakes Region

18 New York nursing homes in the Finger Lakes region have the notorious honor of being 1 star rated facilities.

Hudson Valley Region

8 nursing homes in New York’s Hudson Valley Region have been rated 1 star facilities by CMS.

Greater New York City Region

9 nursing homes in the greater New York City area received the worst star rating by the federal government.

Which Specific NY Nursing Homes are 1 Star Facilities?

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The following facilities received a 1 star rating from CMS. This is the worst rating possible from the federal government. Please note, prior lawsuits and wrongful death cases against these nursing homes are not factored into the CMS rating, and this list is only current as of the date of this post. Ratings do change in facilities and Medicare’s care compare tool provides a current star evaluation of New York facilities.

Poorly Rated New York Finger Lakes Region Nursing Homes

Brighton Manor in Rochester
Creekview Nursing and Rehab Center in Rochester
Elm Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Canandaigua
Finger Lakes Health in Geneva
Kirkhaven in Rochester
Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehab in Mount Morris
Livingston Hills nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Livingston
Monroe Community Hospital in Rochester
New Roc Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Rochester
Ontario Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Canandaigua
Penfield Place in Penfield
Sodus Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Sodus
St. Johns Health Care Corporation in Rochester
The Brightonian, Inc. in Rochester
The Highlands at Brighton in Rochester
The Hurlbut in Rochester
The Shore Winds in Rochester
Wesley Gardens Corporation in Rochester

Substandard Hudson Valley Region Nursing Homes

Fieldston Lodge Care Center in Riverdale
Fishkill Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Beacon
Glen Island Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in New Rochelle
Park Gardens Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Riverdale
Putnam Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Holmes
Sapphire Nursing and Rehab at Goshen in Goshen
Sapphire Nursing at Wappingers in Wappingers Falls
Westchester Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing in Mount Vernon

Worst Rated New York City Nursing Homes

Absolute Center for Nursing & Rehab Endicott
Absolute Center for Nursing & Rehab Three Rivers in Painted Post
Bridgewater Center for Rehab & Nursing in Binghamton
Cayuga Ridge Extended Care in Ithaca
Corning Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Corning
Groton Community Health Care Center in Groton
Oak Hill Manor Nursing Home in Ithaca
Vestal Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Vestal
Willow Point Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Vestal

Two Star Facilities in New York

Two star nursing homes are not the worst in the state, however, the rating does indicate a below average rating from the federal government. Again, negligence lawsuits and wrongful death cases against these nursing homes are not factored into the CMS rating.

Two Star Nursing Homes in the Finger Lakes

Conesus Lake Nursing Home in Livonia
Edna Tina Wilson Living Center in Rochester
Hamilton Manor Nursing Home in Rochester
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital ECU in Penn Yan

NYC Area Two Star Nursing Homes

Beechtree Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Ithaca
Bethany Nursing Home & Health Related Facility in Horseheads
Elderwood at Waverly in Waverly
Ideal Senior Living Center in Endicott
St. Joseph’s Hospital, Skilled Nursing Facility in Elmira
Susquehanna Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Johnson City

2 Star Nursing Homes in the Hudson Valley

Bethel Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Croton on Hudson
Briarcliff Manor Center for Rehab and Nursing Care in Briarcliff Manor
Northern Manor Geriatric Center in Nanuet
Northern Riverview Health Care in Haverstraw
Nyack Ridge Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Valley Cottage
Sans Souci Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Yonkers
The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at River Valley in Poughkeepsie
The Knolls in Valhalla
The Pines at Poughkeepsie Center for Nursing and Rehab in Poughkeepsie
Tolstoy Foundation Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Valley Cottage
United Hebrew Geriatric Center in New Rochelle
Wingate at Beacon in Beacon

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