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Rockaway Care Center in Far Rockaway, NY

Rockaway Care Center is a larger-sized nursing home facility in Far Rockaway, New York (Queens county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Rockaway Care Center includes: Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.


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They have 228 beds and a daily average of 155.2 residents (which would leave,on average, 72 beds available). Rockaway Care Center participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a For profit - Corporation ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Rockaway Care Center received an overall rating from CMS of 4 stars compared to the NY average of 3.33 and a National average of 3.32. Ratings from residents, family members, and visitors to our site are available below. We encourage you to leave one of your own if you are familiar with their services. We also recommend giving them a call to address any additional senior and nursing care questions you may have after reviewing their Nursing Home Site profile.


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Nursing Home:
Rockaway Care Center
Business Name:
Rockaway Care Center Llc
CMS ID:
335571
Street Address:
353 BEACH 48TH STREET
City:
Far Rockaway
State:
New York
Zip Code:
11691
CMS Rating:
4 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
For profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
Continuing Care:
No

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They are located at the following address: 353 Beach 48th Street in Far Rockaway New York 11691.
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They can be reached by phone at (718) 471-5000.
Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

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The average length of stay at Rockaway Care Center is approximately 33.1 days. (this may include both short and long-term care (LTC) visits).

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The average age at Rockaway Care Center is approximately 69 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 24 men and 11 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Rockaway Care Center with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
14.286%
Asthma
42.857%
Cancer
11.429%
CHF
45.714%
COPD
65.714%
Depression
57.143%
Diabetes
65.714%
Hyperlipidemia
51.429%
IHD
68.571%
Osteoporosis
2.857%
RA or OA
45.714%
Schizophrenia
68.571%
Stroke
5.714%

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Question Mark Icon Rockaway Care Center COVID-19 Info
Covid-19 Cases for: Week 50 - May 2
New Weekly Resident Cases:
0
Overall Total Resident Cases:
39
New Weekly Staff Cases:
0
Overall Total Staff Cases:
39

Covid-19 Cases for: Week 49 - Apr 25
New Weekly Resident Cases:
0
Overall Total Resident Cases:
39
New Weekly Staff Cases:
0
Overall Total Staff Cases:
39

Covid-19 Cases for: Week 48 - Apr 18
New Weekly Resident Cases:
1
Overall Total Resident Cases:
39
New Weekly Staff Cases:
0
Overall Total Staff Cases:
39

Covid-19 Cases for: Week 47 - Apr 11
New Weekly Resident Cases:
0
Overall Total Resident Cases:
38
New Weekly Staff Cases:
0
Overall Total Staff Cases:
39

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Medicare and Medicaid participation for Rockaway Care Center began on Nov 01, 1976.


Services Provided by Rockaway Care Center include:
Clinical Labs, Dental Care, Dietary, Housekeeping, Mental Health, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician, Physician Extender, Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Therapeutic Activities, Therapeutic Social Services, Therapeutic Qualified Activities, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 1
Medicaid ID: 00309522
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): TRAVELERS (NEW YORK)
CMS Regional Office: New York
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 228

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Rockaway Care Center provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
27 minutes
LPN / LVN
45.6 minutes
CNA
136.2 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.21 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 3.48 minutes per day per resident (the national average is 6 minutes).


Additional Staffing can be viewed below. Each number represents a Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Employee of the type listed above it at Rockaway Care Center. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
3.09
Administration
6.62
CNAs
67.67
Dentists
0.21
Dietitians
1.14
Food Service
18.83
Housekeeping
17.19
LPN / LVN
26.52
Medical Director
0.57
Nurse Admin
2.87
Nursing Director
1
Occ. Therapist
1.83
OT Assistant
0.27
Other Staff
7.05
Physical Therapist
1.97
Qualified Activities
2.1
RNs
8.15
Social Worker
2.74
Speech Pathology
0.21
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Star ratings are often best used for basic comparisons and when deciding which facilities to visit. However, nothing beats actually visiting the nursing home yourself when possible.

Overall Rating: 4 stars 4 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 4 stars 4 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 2 stars 2 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 4 stars 4 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 2 stars 2 star rn staff rating

Long Term Stay Rating: 5 stars 5 star rn staff rating

Short Term Stay Rating: 2 stars 2 star rn staff rating


Compare these ratings with one of the highest rated nursing homes in Far Rockaway:
Queens Nassau Rehabilitation And Nursing Center


Ratings are out of 5 with 5 being the best and 1 being the worst.

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Rockaway Care Center in FAR ROCKAWAY, New York has 228 beds compared to the New York average of 186.22 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had a daily average of 155.2 residents compared to the NY average of 146.42 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 68.07% daily average occupancy rate compared to the New York average of 78.63% and a national average of 81.38%.


Rockaway Care Center's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    4 stars compared to the NY average of 3.33 and a National average of 3.32.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    4 stars compared to the NY average of 2.81 and a National average of 2.77.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    2 stars compared to the NY average of 2.53 and a National average of 3.14.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    4 stars compared to the NY average of 4.19 and a National average of 3.62.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    2 stars compared to the NY average of 2.59 and a National average of 3.15.
  6. Long Term Stay Rating:
    5 stars compared to the NY average of 4.14 and a National average of 3.33.
  7. Short Term Stay Rating:
    5 stars compared to the NY average of 3.78 and a National average of 3.12.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 3.29 for Rockaway Care Center versus the NY average of 3.34 and a national average of 3.20.

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Inspection Magnifying Glass Icon Visual / Graphical Comparisons for Rockaway Care Center
Number of Residents:
ROCKAWAY CARE CENTER 155.2 vs. NY 146.42 vs. National 86.40
Number of Beds:
ROCKAWAY CARE CENTER 228 vs. NY 186.22 vs. National 106.16
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
ROCKAWAY CARE CENTER 3.29 vs. NY 3.3385714285714 vs. National 3.20
CMS Overall Rating:
ROCKAWAY CARE CENTER 4 vs. NY 3.33 vs. National 3.32
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Rockaway Care Center
OrganizationRole
Melnicke, Michael5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Jaffa, RosalieOfficer
Wechter, MitchellOfficer
Sterling National Bank5% Or Greater Mortgage Interest
Hospital Icon Hospitals near Rockaway Care Center
Peninsula Hospital Center
51-15 Beach Channel Drive
Far Rockaway, NY 11691
(718) 734-2000
Acute Care Hospitals
St John's Episcopal Hospital At South Shore
327 Beach 19th Street
Far Rockaway, NY 11691
(718) 869-7000
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