The Subacute Nursing Facility (SNF) and the Transitional Care Unit (TCU) at Helen Hayes Hospital were recognized as Best Nursing Homes for 2024 by consumer rankings leader U.S. News & World Report on November 14th, with a special designation as a top performer in the field of short-term rehabilitation. Both services earned an overall rating of “5 out of 5” and a short-term rehabilitation rating of “3 out of 3 – High Performing,” acknowledging the services as premier providers of post-acute care for patients recovering from stroke, heart attack, orthopedic surgery, and other debilitating conditions.
U.S. News & World Report releases their Best Nursing Home rankings each year to help prospective patients and their families make informed decisions about short-term or long-term nursing home care. This year, the organization evaluated more than 15,000 care providers, focusing on care, safety, infection rates, staffing, and health infections. Helen Hayes Hospital’s SNF and TCU received top scores across all categories, earning the hospital the only Best Nursing Homes ranking for short-term care for facilities currently operating in Rockland County. For more information, please visit https://health.usnews.com/best-nursing-homes.
Founded in 1900, Helen Hayes Hospital is a national leader in the provision of physical rehabilitation care, including inpatient, outpatient, and specialty services for individuals recovering from brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputation, stroke, and cardiopulmonary, orthopedic, and neurological disorders. The hospital’s SNF and TCU provide short-term rehabilitation for individuals who can benefit from comprehensive rehab, with the goal of returning home at an improved level of function and mobility. The programs are well suited for those recovering from hip or knee replacement surgery, fractures, orthopedic or neurological conditions, exacerbation of chronic illness, medical deconditioning, and more.
Helen Hayes Hospital is owned and operated by the New York State Department of Health and is affiliated with the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System. Additional information can be found at www.helenhayeshospital.org or by calling 1-888-70-REHAB (7342).