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South Shore Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

275 W Merrick Rd
Freeport, NY 11520-3346
(516) 623-4000
Fax: (516) 868-7251
Services Offered:
Skilled Nursing,
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Licenses
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Eligibility
    Highlights
    South Shore Healthcare is a long term care and subacute care 100-bed facility that has been caring for the community for over 50 years. We pride ourselves on providing excellent quality care and outcomes. Short term rehabilitation (including physical, occupation, speech and respiratory) to return patients back into the community is our main goal. Overal customer satisfaction ratings exceed 95%!
    All genders welcome
    Age 17 and over
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 24 hours a day
    Physician care by routine visit
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Catheter management
    Foot care
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Toileting
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Audiology
    Dental care
    Eye care
    Mental health counseling
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Restorative therapy
    Speech therapy
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Diet
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Arthritis
    Asthma
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Breathing support requiring ventilator
    Broken bones
    Cancer
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Depression
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Management of an I.V.
    Management of a feeding tube
    Monitored intake of foods and liquids
    Multiple sclerosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Stroke
    Traumatic brain injury
    Wound treatment
    Staff certifications and training:
    Staff are trained by an on-site, full-time Inservice Coordinator on an on-going basis for all areas of care provided by this facility as well as mandatory inservices dictated by state and federal agencies.
    Accommodations
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Rehabilitation care
    No smoking is allowed on the premises
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    24 hour up and awake night staff
    Door alarms
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Access to public transportation
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Full-service kitchen
    Climate control or thermostat
    Microwave
    Private courtyard or patio
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Washer/dryer hook-up
    Community
    Opened in:
    1957
    This facility is a residential home
    Number of residents: 100
    Dietary Options
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Meals Provided
    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner
    Snacks
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Computer and internet access
    Designated family visiting area
    Guest dining
    Housekeeping
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    Other recreational activities:
    Dozens of scheduled acticities per week including music, Bingo, Wii games, bowling, library visits, animal visits, school visits, karaoke.
    This facility caters to:
    n/a
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Medicaid
    Medicare
    Private funds
    Residents
    Number of residents in certified beds : 92
    General
    Provider type
    Medicare and Medicaid SOUTH SHORE NURSING HOME, INC.
    Date first approved to provide Medicare and Medicaid services : 9/18/1979
    With a Resident and Family Council
    Resident
    Automatic fire sprinkler systems in all required areas
    Yes
    Star Ratings
    South Shore Rehabilitation and Nursing Center exceeds average state scores in 5 of 5 areas.
    South Shore Rehabilitation and Nursing Center exceeds average region scores in 5 of 5 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0 stars
    1 stars
    2 stars
    3 stars
    4 stars
    5 stars
    Overall Rating
     
     
     
     
    5 stars
    3.23 stars
    3.85 stars
    Health Inspection Rating
     
     
     
     
    4 stars
    2.8 stars
    3.45 stars
    Quality Measures Rating
     
     
     
     
    5 stars
    4.11 stars
    4.67 stars
    Staffing Rating
     
     
     
     
    4 stars
    2.8 stars
    2.85 stars
    Registered Nurse Staffing Rating
     
     
     
     
    5 stars
    2.83 stars
    3.11 stars
    0 stars
    1 stars
    2 stars
    3 stars
    4 stars
    5 stars
    Staff
    South Shore Rehabilitation and Nursing Center exceeds average state scores in 9 of 14 areas.
    South Shore Rehabilitation and Nursing Center exceeds average region scores in 8 of 14 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0 hours
    2.4 hours
    4.8 hours
    7.2 hours
    9.6 hours
    12 hours
    Reported Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.98 hours
    2.37 hours
    2.47 hours
    Reported Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.68 hours
    0.85 hours
    0.71 hours
    Reported Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.63 hours
    0.69 hours
    0.85 hours
    Reported licensed staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.31 hours
    1.54 hours
    1.56 hours
    Reported total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    4.3 hours
    3.9 hours
    4.02 hours
    Reported Physical Therapist staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.12 hours
    0.1 hours
    0.13 hours
    Expected Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.69 hours
    2.49 hours
    2.49 hours
    Expected Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.83 hours
    0.68 hours
    0.71 hours
    Expected Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.39 hours
    1.11 hours
    1.21 hours
    Expected total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    4.9 hours
    4.28 hours
    4.41 hours
    Adjusted Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.81 hours
    2.34 hours
    2.43 hours
    Adjusted Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.68 hours
    1.04 hours
    0.83 hours
    Adjusted Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.88 hours
    0.47 hours
    0.52 hours
    Adjusted total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    3.53 hours
    3.69 hours
    3.67 hours
    0 hours
    2.4 hours
    4.8 hours
    7.2 hours
    9.6 hours
    12 hours
    Quality Measures for Long-Stay Patients
    South Shore Rehabilitation and Nursing Center exceeds average state scores in 4 of 13 areas.
    South Shore Rehabilitation and Nursing Center exceeds average region scores in 5 of 13 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Percent of long stay residents whose need for help with ADLS has increased
     
     
     
     
    11.4%
    14.95%
    9.95%
    Percent of long stay residents who self report moderate to severe pain
     
     
     
     
    0.6%
    6.03%
    3.32%
    Percent of high risk long stay residents with pressure ulcers
     
     
     
     
    4.1%
    7.96%
    9.67%
    Percent of long stay residents who lose too much weight
     
     
     
     
    10.9%
    6.85%
    7.91%
    Percent of low risk long stay residents who lose control of their bowel or bladder
     
     
     
     
    70.2%
    43.12%
    44.4%
    Percent of long stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
     
     
     
     
    1.3%
    2.85%
    2.45%
    Percent of long stay residents with a urinary tract infection
     
     
     
     
    3.6%
    6.13%
    6.12%
    Percent of long stay residents who have depressive symptoms
     
     
     
     
    0.8%
    12.34%
    19.96%
    Percent of long stay residents who were physically restrained
     
     
     
     
    0%
    1.96%
    1.11%
    Percent of long stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
     
     
     
     
    0%
    2.68%
    1.84%
    Percent of long stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
     
     
     
     
    99.3%
    95.38%
    96.21%
    Percent of long stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
     
     
     
     
    100%
    97.15%
    97.08%
    Percent of long stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
     
     
     
     
    10.9%
    19.49%
    21.44%
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Quality Measures for Short-Stay Patients
    South Shore Rehabilitation and Nursing Center exceeds average state scores in 3 of 5 areas.
    South Shore Rehabilitation and Nursing Center exceeds average region scores in 3 of 5 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Percent of short stay residents who self report moderate to severe pain
     
     
     
     
    5.9%
    14.97%
    10.33%
    Percent of short stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
     
     
     
     
    0.9%
    1.35%
    1.04%
    Percent of short stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
     
     
     
     
    98%
    84.91%
    87.66%
    Percent of short stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
     
     
     
     
    98.5%
    84.68%
    87.37%
    Percent of short stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
     
     
     
     
    2.7%
    2.68%
    2.61%
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
  • Star Ratings
    Overall Rating : 4
    Health Inspection Rating : 3
    Quality Measures Rating : 5
    Staffing Rating : 2
    Registered Nurse Staffing Rating : 4
    https://www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare/profile.html#profTab=0&ID=335156
    Licenses
    US DHHS Skilled Nursing Facility
    License No. 335156
    Issued by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
    Medicare
    Issued by Medicare
    NY Nursing Home
    License No. 2904302N
    Issued by New York Department of Health
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