Quickly finding a short-term rehabilitation center after major surgery or life-changing health event can be stressful. So, it is welcome news for the Westchester community and beyond that U.S. News & World Report has again named United Hebrew as among the top 15% in the nation for short-stay rehabilitation facilities. The rating is based on ten quality measures that focus on staffing, outcomes, and processes of care, among other criteria.
“This is great news for so many families,” said Rita Mabli, president and CEO of United Hebrew of New Rochelle, who noted that it was second year in a row that this highly respected organization made the nationally-known list.
Of the 15,000 facilities evaluated, 2,250 were recognized as U.S. News Best Nursing Homes in Short-Term Rehabilitation, with United Hebrew earning the coveted “High Performing” rating for its facility which is staffed by Burke Rehabilitation therapists.
The report designates nursing homes as high-performing, average or below average in the care they provide to patients spending 100 days or less at the skilled nursing facility. The rating aims to provide patients with a clearer view of the quality of care provided by nursing homes to short-stay patients in need of intensive rehabilitation or nursing services before they return home after a surgery, stroke, accident or illness.
Ms. Mabli attributes the facility’s recognition to its commitment to expert and compassionate care, and its partnership with Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, which brings therapists from the renowned facility to United Hebrew.
“Highly trained staff using the latest in rehabilitation equipment is what helps our short-term patients quickly regain their mobility, balance, and independence so that they may return home as quickly as possible,” she added. “What’s more, the therapists really care. The compassion they show toward our patients complements the expert care they receive.”
The short-term rehabilitation center provides medical care and restorative therapy coupled with the compassionate support patients need to ease the transition home. United Hebrew’s therapists help those who have suffered from injuries or illnesses such as stroke, cardio-pulmonary disease, spinal cord injury, brain injury or neurological disorders. In addition, therapy is provided for surgical after care for individuals who have had joint replacements.
For more information on United Hebrew’s short-term rehabilitation services, please call 914-632-2804 or schedule a tour.