South Shore Nursing Home

(888) 908-1258

275 W Merrick Rd, Freeport, NY

South Shore Nursing Home
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275 W MERRICK RD
FREEPORT
NY
00000
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Freeport, NY
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: South Shore Nursing Home is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 100 beds based in Freeport, NY. At last check, the facility had 91 residents indicating that it is 91% occupied which is about average within the state of New York. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident counseling services.
This nursing home is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for South Shore Nursing Home, was 5 stars. Only 16% of nursing homes have 5 stars in New York. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 4 stars to 5 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for South Shore Nursing Home with other senior care providers in New York. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is higher than average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is about average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is about average. The most recent health inspection was on 03/23/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

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12/06/2011 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: My husband was in this facility and although it is an old building it is kept clean and the staff and care he got there was wonderful.

5

Description of South Shore Nursing Home in Freeport, NY

Built In 1957 , Number of Beds : 100

South Shore Nursing Home, located in Freeport, New York provides the following services: Nursing Home. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. South Shore Nursing Home has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 5 stars. South Shore Nursing Home has a very good hospital, South Nassau Communities Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 85 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The South Shore Nursing Home's nearest hospital is 3 miles away. The zipcode (00000) in New York, where South Shore Nursing Home is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for South Shore Nursing Home can be found here.

South Shore Nursing Home is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

Amenities

Parking & Transportation

  • Access to Public Transportation Nearby
  • Guest Parking
  • Community Services

  • Activity Director
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Designated Family Visiting Area
  • Guest Dining
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Room(s)
  • Laundry Service
  • Maintenance Director
  • Dining Options

  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Snack
  • Restaurant Style
  • Room Service as Needed
  • Kosher Meals
  • Low Sugar
  • Low Sodium
  • Security

  • 24 Hour Up and Awake Staff
  • Door Alarms (for exit seekers)
  • Emergency In-Room Call System
  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • Personal Assistance

  • Foot Care
  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
  • Behavioral Support

  • Needs Prompting for Their Personal Care
  • Special Health Conditions

  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Breathing Support with Oxygen
  • Breathing Support with a Ventilator
  • Broken Bones
  • Cancer
  • Colostomy or Urostomy
  • Depression
  • Emphysema or Other Lung Disease (COPD)
  • Heart Disease or Heart Failure
  • Management of an I.V.
  • Management of a Feeding Tube
  • Monitored Intake of Food and Liquids
  • Stroke
  • Severe Brain Injury
  • Diabetic Diet
  • Oral Medication
  • Insulin Injection Self-Administered
  • Insulin Injection Staff-Administered
  • On-Site Therapy

  • Audiology
  • Dental Care
  • Eye Care
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Restorative Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
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    Demographic Profile for Freeport, NY,00000

    Annual Crime
    00000 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 4
    Property Crimes 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 0%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Environment
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality / 100
    Water Quality / 100
    Superfund Sites / 100
    Physicians per 100k
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 100% Below
    Cost of Food 100% Below
    Utilities 100% Below
    Miscellaneous 100% Below
    Education
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree
    People
    Male Population
    Female Population
    Median Age Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income
    Population Change
    Race
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Freeport NY
    White 74.5
    Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 15.1
    Black or African American 12.4
    Some other race 5.6
    Asian 4.4
    Two or more races 2.2
    American Indian and Alaska Native 0.8
    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1

    Please Note Zip code-level crime information is provided by U.S. Census data. OurParents ALWAYS recommends that you visit the facility and check with local law enforcement authorities, and draw your own conclusions about the safety of any given care provider and area.

    Nearby Hospitals

    South Nassau Communities Hospital

    One Healthy Way
    Oceanside NY 11572
    Distance: 3 miles
    Tel: 516-632-3000
    Average Rating: 85%

    Mercy Medical Center

    1000 North Village Avenue
    Rockville Centre NY 11570
    Distance: 3 miles
    Tel: 516-705-2525
    Average Rating: 85%

    Long Beach Medical Center

    455 East Bay Drive
    Long Beach NY 11561
    Distance: 5 miles
    Tel: 516-897-1000
    Average Rating: 86%

    Franklin Hospital

    900 Franklin Avenue
    Valley Stream NY 11580
    Distance: 5 miles
    Tel: 516-256-6000
    Average Rating: 87%
    Nearby Drug Stores

    Megha Pharmacy Inc.

    23 S Main St
    Distance: 0.2 miles
    (516) 623-2222

    Walgreen Eastern Co Inc

    89 Henry St
    Distance: 0.2 miles
    (516) 623-9673

    Cvs Albany Llc

    403 Atlantic Ave
    Distance: 0.2 miles
    (516) 378-9720
    Nearby Churches

    Church of the Transfiguration

    69 S Long Beach Ave
    Freeport, NY
    Distance: 0.2 miles

    Our Holy Redeemer Parish

    37 S Ocean Ave
    Freeport, NY
    Distance: 0.3 miles

    Word of Life Ministries

    131 Guy Lombardo Ave
    Freeport, NY
    Distance: 0.4 miles
    Nearby Parks

    Elmont Road Park

    755 Elmont Rd
    Elmont, NY
    Distance: 7.3 miles

    North Woodmere Park

    750 Hungry Harbor Rd
    Valley Stream, NY
    Distance: 7.5 miles

    Clark Botanic Garden

    193 I U Willets Rd
    Albertson, NY
    Distance: 8.6 miles
    Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance Yes
  • Subsidy Available No
  • Recreational Activities

  • Dozens of scheduled acticities per week including music
  • Bingo
  • Wii games
  • bowling
  • library visits
  • animal visits
  • school visits
  • karaoke.