South Shore Nursing Home

(866) 871-8551

275 W Merrick Rd, FREEPORT, NY


Services

  • Nursing Home

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance Yes
  • Subsidy Available No
South Shore Nursing Home
Work
275 W MERRICK RD
FREEPORT
NY
11520
USA
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User Reviews

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



12/06/2011  -  An OurParents User 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.




Description of South Shore Nursing Home in FREEPORT, NY

Built In 1957 , Number of Beds : 100

Residents appreciate the comfortable atmosphere of South Shore Healthcare, with its friendly staff and welcoming common areas. You'll find the following senior care solutions: independent living. Independent living is designed for seniors who are self-reliant but who want to enjoy a worry-free life. Developed for both individuals and couples, these senior communities are also known as retirement villages, 55+ communities, and senior apartments. Residents stay in private apartments or individual homes with a range of community amenities, services, and programs tailored just for seniors. You’ll enjoy your own space, so you can bring your favorite belongings, such as furniture and personal items. With independent living, residents won't have to worry about maintenance, mowing, or other chores associated with home ownership. Because independent living communities are intended for older adults who need little or no assistance, most do not offer medical care or supervision. You'll find many social programs and community amenities, such as gardening, bridge, bingo, fitness programs, book clubs, and planned outings. Reside at South Shore Healthcare and enjoy an exciting new chapter of life, where residents can enjoy conversation and meet new friends. With a full range of independent living services, and with a warm, friendly staff, seniors feel right at home. Independent living is designed for seniors who are self-reliant but who want to enjoy a worry-free life. When you are ready for independent living, call for

Source: OurParents.com

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

Demographic Profile for FREEPORT, NY, 11520

People

Male Population
48.56%
Female Population
51.44%
Median Age
38.1 Years
Average Household Income
$70,534

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

Overall
28% Above
Cost of Food
12% Above
Utilities
30% Above
Miscellaneous
16% Above

Environment
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
36.5 / 100
Water Quality
59 / 100
Superfund Sites
10 / 100
Physicians per 100k
529.6

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
6
Property Crimes
4