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Mercy Of Northern New York

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218 Stone St, Watertown, NY


  • Nursing Home
  • Skilled Nursing Facility

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Mercy Of Northern New York
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User Reviews

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Mercy of Northern New York is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 224 beds based in Watertown, NY. At last check, the facility had 132 residents indicating that it is 59% occupied which is less than 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 Mercy Of Northern New York, was 1 star, which is a lower rating than 84% of nursing homes in New York.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Mercy Of Northern New York 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 about 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 higher than average. The most recent health inspection was on 09/22/2011.
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Description of Mercy Of Northern New York in Watertown, NY

Number of Beds : 224

Mercy Of Northern New York, located in Watertown, New York provides the following services: Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Mercy Of Northern New York has received 3 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 1 star. Mercy Of Northern New York has a very good hospital, Samaritan Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 82 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Mercy Of Northern New York's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (13601) in New York, where Mercy Of Northern New York is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Mercy Of Northern New York can be found here.

Mercy of Northern New York 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.

Also, Mercy of Northern New York is a skilled nursing facility (SNF). It is primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing care and related services for residents who require medical or nursing care; or rehabilitation services for the rehabilitation of injured, disabled, or sick persons.

Skilled nursing facilities cater to patients who either need short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; or require long-term nursing and medical supervision. Skilled Nursing facilities are very often associated with area hospitals.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.


Community Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • Fire Sprinkler System
Personal Assistance
  • Foot Care
  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
Special Health Conditions
  • Colostomy or Urostomy

Demographic Profile for Watertown, NY,13601


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
34.7 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

2% Below
Cost of Food
11% Above
32% Above
10% Above

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
38.5 / 100
Water Quality
63 / 100
Superfund Sites
91 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
Property Crimes