2004-02-06 / Community

Park Nursing Home Gets An ‘A’ From State

Park Nursing Home Gets An ‘A’ From State

The Park Nursing Home on Beach 115 Street has announced the successful completion of its survey by the New York State Department of Health.A0

All nursing facilities are surveyed every 9 to 15 months by the Health department.A0These surveys cover
every aspect of the care of the home’s residents including the cleanliness and safety requirements. If any violations of the State Health Code are found the facility is cited and corrections must be made.A0According to a spokesperson for the home, to complete a survey without any deficiencies is highly unusual.A0For the second time in the past three years Park Nursing Home has had a survey with no deficiencies.A0

"It takes a rare combination of skill, dedication and perseverance from our staff to achieve this goal," the home’s spokesperson said.

The Health Department arrives un announced and at anytime of the day or night.A0

"The Facility must be prepared 24 hours a day 7 days a week - all this in a family like atmosphere," the spokes person added.

The Park Nursing Home has ser ved the Rockaway Community since 1960 and many of our employees reside and have close ties to Rock away.

The average employee has worked at Park Nursing Home for over 15 years.

"All of the employees of Park Nur sing Home have contributed to this success," he added. A0"WeA0are very proud of this accomplishment and of all the innovative programs Park Nursing Home has developed over the years.

Park Nursing Home was the first facility in Queens to do away with restraints on its patients.A0

This was accomplished over 10 years ago.A0

We were the first to initiate a true palliative care program along with our Hospice program.A0

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