Contact Information

THE ROSALIND AND JOSEPH GURWIN JEWISH GERIATRIC CENTER OF LONG ISLAND
68 HAUPPAUGE ROAD
COMMACK, NY 11725
(631) 715-2000
Non profit - Corporation
Medicare certification date2: October 17, 1988
The is the date the nursing home was certified to participate in the Medicare program.
See also:

1 Nursing homes can be run by private for-profit corporations, non-profit corporations, religious affiliated organizations or government entities.

2 Agencies that are Medicare Certified are able to participate in Medicare related programs.


Nursing Home Information

  436 residents

  460 certified beds

  Participates in Medicare and Medicaid

  Continuing Care Retirement Community

  In hospital

  Resident and Family Council

  Automatic sprinklers in all required areas

Quality rating
Health inspection rating
Staffing rating
Substantiated complaints 7
Facility reported incidents 1
Number of fines None
Number of penalties None
Number of payment denials None

Staffing

Staffing for 436 residents New York Average National Average
Hours by Registered Nurse (RN) per resident per day 60 minutes 46 minutes 50 minutes
Hours by Licensed Practial Nurse (LPN & LVN) per resident per day 49 minutes 51 minutes 52 minutes
Hours by Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) per resident per day 2 hours, 46 minutes 2 hours, 20 minutes 2 hours, 27 minutes
Physical therapy (PT) staff hours per resident per day 5 minutes 7 minutes 6 minutes

Staffing hours per resident is the total number of hours worked by the staff divided by the total number of residents. It doesn't necessarily show the number of nursing staff present at any given time or the amount of care given to any one resident.

Health Inspection

Most recent health inspection: Mar 29, 2017

Number of health citations / deficiencies: 2

  • Deficiencies:
    • Mistreatment: None
    • Quality of care: 2
    • Resident assessment: None
    • Resident rights: None
    • Nutrition & dietary: None
    • Pharmacy service: None
    • Environmental: None
    • Administration: None

Health care professionals inspect each nursing home for health and safety violations. - View the latest Medicare Inspection Report


Quality of Care

Measure Nursing Home New York Nationwide
Short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 17.6% 9.8% 14.1%
Short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 0.2% 0.9% 0.9%
Short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 93.3% 82.9% 80.6%
Short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 97.0% 81.8% 82.8%
Short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 0.8% 1.7% 2.0%
Short-stay residents who made improvements in function 61.5% 68.8% 66.7%
Long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 9.2% 13.8% 15.1%
Long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 4.1% 3.8% 5.9%
High risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 5.1% 6.9% 5.6%
Long-stay residents who lose too much weight 7.1% 6.4% 7.1%
Low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 64.6% 50.9% 47.6%
Long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 1.6% 1.6% 2.0%
Long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 3.2% 3.3% 3.8%
Long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms 0.4% 8.1% 5.0%
Long-stay residents who were physically restrained 0.5% 0.7% 0.5%
Long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 2.4% 2.8% 3.4%
Long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 99.4% 96.6% 94.8%
Long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 99.2% 95.6% 94.0%
Long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 9.3% 13.3% 15.9%
Long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened 18.3% 16.7% 18.3%
Long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication 15.7% 15.7% 22.9%

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