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Nursing Homes


There are many factors people should consider when selecting a nursing home. Below are a couple links that might help you with more information...

The New York State Health Facilities Association (NYSHFA) is a statewide membership organization of nearly 300 nursing homes in NYS.  The website is http://www.nyshfa.org/ for NYSHFA.

 

The New York State Department of Health Nursing Home Information (NYSDOH NH Info) website is: http://www.health.state.ny.us/nysdoh/consumer/nursing/homenurs.htm.  The NYS Health Department website http://www.health.state.ny.us/nysdoh/nursing/main.htm provides tips on finding a nursing home in New York State as well as the summary reports of state surveys conducted every 15 months to investigate the quality of care and life of residents.

The Medicare website also offers a way to compare local nursing homes.  Nursing Home Compare is a tool to provide detailed information about the performance of every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the U.S.  This website now includes the health deficiencies that have been cited as a result of investigations after complaints were filed