The Bronx Center for Rehabilitation and Health, a New York nursing home facility, was cited for failing to provide services that meet professional standards of quality in a June 5, 2008 inspection. The same inspection resulted in a citation for failing to provide services in accordance with the facility’s written care plans.
As a result of these citations and others, Bronx Center for Rehabilitation and Health received the lowest rating from the Centers for Medicare Services (1 out of 5 stars). CMS considers health inspections, staffing, and quality measures in determining its overall rating. The Bronx facility scored below average in overall staffing hours, which calculates the average amount of time spent with each resident by Registered Nurses (RNs), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs), and Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs).