November 04, 2019

Schenectady Center Has Been Named by U.S. News & World Report as One of the Best in Upstate NY in 2020

[Schenectady, NY/Bronx, NY] – Schenectady Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing, the massive 240-bed Centers Health Care facility on Altamonte Avenue in Schenectady, New York, has been selected by U.S. News & World Report as one of New York State’s best nursing homes for their 2019-2020 rankings. The Center, which is only one of seven throughout the Capital region, to qualify for this year’s rankings. “The U.S. News Best Nursing Home ratings hone in on measurements like emergency room visits, quality of staff and proper distribution of medical and physical therapy to help families make an informed decision,” said Kim Castro, editor and chief content officer of U.S. News. “These ratings help individuals and their families begin their search for senior care and should be used in consultation with a medical professional and in-depth on-site visits.” Since Centers Health Care took over the facility in September of 2017, Schenectady Center has made major strides with regards to the improvement of care, both short-term and long-term (as seen in a Daily Gazette article, January 2019). The Center was one of the six Capital Living facilities that seek best of care for its residents and Centers Health Care’s proven track record of turning floundering facilities into thriving establishments created a blueprint for the Altamonte Avenue facility. “This ranking proves time and time again that the Centers Health Care formula works,” said Kenny Rozenberg, CEO of Centers Health Care. “When someone enters Schenectady Center for the first time, they know that great things are happening in that facility. These rankings are a true testament of the hard-working staff, their relationship with our residents and families who need our help.”

About Schenectady Center

Specializing in both short-term and long-term care, Schenectady Center is a 240-bed skilled nursing facility located on Altamonte Avenue in Schenectady, New York and is one of the Capital regions top centers offering everything from amputee recovery and training, to stroke rehabilitation, pain management and wound care. Offering all areas of rehabilitation for shert-term patients such as physical, speech, occupational and vital-stim, long-term care residents enjoy a community full of complimentary services for TV and WiFi, and private rooms are available.

About Centers Health Care

Centers Health Care is one of the largest and most complete post-acute health care continuums in the northeast. The Centers Health Care family includes nearly 50 skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities in New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Kansas. In addition, the Centers continuum includes Home Health Care, Managed Long-Term Care (MLTC), Adult Day Healthcare, Assisted Living, two state-of-the-art Renal Dialysis Centers, and Centers Urgent Care providing walk-in medical care. More than 24,000 dedicated staffers and caregivers provide for the needs or over 9,000 long-and short-term residents throughout the Centers Health Care family.

Contacts

Jeff Jacomowitz
Centers Health Care
(718) 931-9700 ext. 550
jjacomowitz@centershealthcare.org

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