Dry Harbor Nursing Home & Rehabilitation Center

61-35 Dry Harbor Rd
Middle Village, NY 11379
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About Dry Harbor Nursing Home & Rehabilitation Center

Philosophy

The Dry Harbor difference comes from our signature philosophy of “Care with a Smile.” We strive to create an upbeat environment that is always improving, continually improving our facility and enriching our staff so we can provide the best care for our patients.

 

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Description

Dry Harbor is a positive, comforting environment with innovative rehabilitation services and attentive staff. Families feel especially at home at our community because of the longevity of our caring staff. Our award-winning facility features luxurious common areas, including a dayroom with a view on each floor and an outdoor deck. Patients’ rooms are complete with beautiful furniture, smart televisions, internet access, and large bathtubs.

We offer therapy seven days a week from dedicated staff with highly-maintained advanced equipment. Physical, occupational, speech, and dysphagia therapy are all available, as well as cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and audiology. Two sophisticated hydrotherapy machines relax muscles and ease pain in a spa-like setting. Our team works tirelessly to help patients reach full recovery in a personable, well-coordinated way. An entire rehab pavilion is set aside for short-term patients to help them prepare to return home. Discharge planning takes into account each individual’s specific needs and home environment and is followed up by check-ins after patients have left.

Our skilled nursing services include pain management, sleep apnea treatment, IV therapy, and wound care by our qualified,upbeat nursing staff. There is always a physician on premises or on call. Each long-term nursing unit has its own staff, ensuring personalized care and relationships with residents. Dementia patients benefit from 24-hour monitoring and cognitive therapy.

The Dry Harbor community allows residents to be involved in fun outings, volunteer opportunities, art therapy, and other enjoyable recreational activities. We celebrate our diversity, celebrating special holidays together and facilitating cultural clubs. At mealtime, there are always menu choices, and our chefs skillfully create meals from diverse traditions, including Chinese, Mexican, and kosher dishes. We are happy to provide free transportation for family visits, and encourage you and your loved one to be a part of our community! 

 

Testimonials

With my discharge only a few days away, I wanted to take this opportunity to express my gratitude to Dry Harbor Rehabilitation for the impressive improvement I've made over the past few weeks. Their hard work, excellent direction and personally tailored sessions have prepared me to function safely when I return home. Their compassion, understanding and respect motivated me to work hard as a team member; to strive to meet their expectations.

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Clinical help

Therapy
24-hour awake staff
Massage therapy
Experts
Wound care physician
Respiratory therapist
IV-infusion therapies
Peg tubes
TPN
Dietician on site
Visiting professionals
Visiting podiatrist
Visiting dentist
Doctor on call

Amenities & Features

Resident parking available
Complimentary transportation
Activities onsite
Activities offsite
Outdoor common areas
Indoor common areas
Meals provided
Beautician onsite
Free cable satellite tv
Free WiFi

Patients accepted

Medicaid
Medicare
Veteran Affairs contract
Male
Female
Private Pay

Staffing

Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Location

Number of private rooms: 0
Number of rooms with private bath: 0
Number of rooms with shared bath: 0
Number of shared rooms: 0
Short-long term sections combined: 0

Medicare Ratings

Overall Rating: 5/5
Quality Rating: 5/5
Nurse Rating: 3/5
Staff Rating: 2/5
Survey Rating: 4/5

Medicare: By The Numbers

Issue Number
Substantiated Complaints 0
Facility Related Incidents 0
Number of Fines 0
Total Fine Amount $0
Total Number of Penalties 0

Nearby Cities

City Distance Number of Facilities
Middle Village0 miles1
Maspeth1 miles1
Forest Hills2 miles3
Woodside2 miles1
Jackson Heights2 miles1
Corona2 miles1



Reviews

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May 2018
All of the staff are very good. The elevator takes too long though.
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May 2018
They started slowly with him and he is doing better with the therapy. I think they started too late and this was a waste of time. Some staff are excellent and he has a hard time getting help to the bathroom. They keep him clean. He has a hard time getting help to the bathroom in the dining room. He also has a hard time getting back to his room right after he eats. He did not like some of the food but this is expected. My brother keeps me informed. The business office called me about the payments and I want to know what is going on. The business guy is very helpful.
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May 2018
Everyone was very helpful. The nurses who called me were very compassionate. I do not know about any aides. I have not been to the facility. The communication was good. I liked the nurse manager.
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May 2018
They take care of her well. She is always clean and she likes to paint some pictures. They take care of the patients very well. She likes everybody. Her room and bathroom are very clean and nice. They change her clothes every day and they take her clothing to the laundry. Sometimes I see a little dust on the floor. She is not complaining about the meals. She said if she does not like it she does not eat it. She was in the daycare there before. She likes her nurse. For Mother's Day she made some jewelry for her from her home and she was pleased to give them to her nurse! She complains about the PT. She is very elderly and they put her on a bicycle and told her to stay on for 15 minutes and she tells them I am tired. She does not speak English so it is hard to communicate. She needs different exercises for her age.
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May 2018
All the service was good but not the food. I brought food for her.
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May 2018
He said it is beautiful and they are all good to him. They are excellent and they push him to do the rehab and this is good. It is very clean. The meals are good. He does not eat too much because he is trying to lose weight.
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May 2018
I have been there twice and she is being treated well. We bring food to her. It is food she does not like to eat.
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May 2018
They are the best. They are understanding. She likes most of the staff. They really try to understand her. They check the room from time to time to clean. The food is not from our culture. The food is good for the people there though. They need to improve on communicating. We would like to know more of what is happening with her health and what is the next step.
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May 2018
I would recommend Dry Harbor. There was a nurse who wanted him to stand and he needs help. She had an attitude. The therapists were great though. He likes one of the nurses and one of the ladies was very kind. I was upset and she helped me. She was very sweet. We have not heard back about a meeting my mom missed.
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June 2018
The staff are all very friendly and provide great care! The nursing supervisor that is on his floor is very good. The social workers have also been very helpful through this process! We have had meetings and they answer all my questions. I am able to visit a couple times a week and I call every day and I am satisfied with this.
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June 2018
We do not have any problems over there. The rehab therapy is very excellent. The cleanliness is excellent. They are excellent at communicating with me. The food is delicious, too.
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June 2018
I like the nursing home and I like the therapist. My husband does not want the therapy but he has to do it and everything is okay. The nurses are okay. In general the staff are all nice. If I have a question, they call me back. One of the social workers is especially good. Some lady approached us trying to insist on praying with us, but we do not want anyone telling us about their religion.
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June 2018
I do like the physical therapist, she is good. It is a nice and clean place. Most of the staff are nice. One of the housekeeping staff is especially nice, she always asks me how I am and if I need help with anything. The dietary woman was wonderful and very helpful. There seems to be a big problem with communication though, especially between the hospital and the facility. When I attempt to get information about his care, it is very difficult and I find myself just running in circles. You need a family member to be there for you to fight for their care. When we first arrived, my father sat in the hallway for hours. On Father's Day I came up to see him and when I stood over him I realized he needed to be changed and notified the staff. They did clean the floor but it took them a while to tend to him. I also feel as though the facility underestimates my father's intelligence and cognitive abilities.
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June 2018
I would definitely rate this facility a 5 out of 5. The therapists are doing a great job! They have also done a great job at communicating with me about my father's progress and overall state. They communicate with phone calls as well as emails and letters that give me updates on my father's care. The staff also communicates with me about his progress as well as any concerns we have. They are very good at keeping me informed. At times my father has some complaints, however he can be a little more difficult. It seems as though they take care of his concerns. He did have an issue with one nurse in particular whom he felt would come into his room for care and not interact with him personally. Other than that the nurses are very good. They are overworked but very nice. At times he doesn't like the meals, however there are other times he does. He happened to have Baked BBQ Chicken yesterday and it looked amazing!
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June 2018
The nurses tend to my loved one and care for her. They do the therapy every day and make her walk and do the bicycle. Everybody is nice. Sometimes it is not very clean and they do not sweep. The meals are okay.
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June 2018
They are very helpful there. The staff are all amazing. It is very clean. My loved one does not complain about the food and he enjoys the food. The lady who helps him in the morning is very understanding. She is an aide.
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June 2018
It has been a good experience so far. The staff is friendly and I am there almost every day. There seems to be a little confusion as far labeling her clothes. But other than that it is going well for my mother. I do not believe she is receiving as much rehab as she could.
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June 2018
I like the way they treat my loved one. The service is good. The nurses are very nice and help me with my questions. The CNAs are very good. When I ask questions, the staff gives me the answers, and they answer my loved one, too.
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June 2018
They are very clean and the staff is nice. They give a good bath. They clean my loved one's room and the food is good. Communication is excellent, but sometimes I have to keep on asking.
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June 2018
I have nothing but a good experience when I visit my loved one. She seems well cared for. Her room and the halls I have been in are all clean. The staff has been in touch with me several times. The communication is good. The nutritionist and social worker are very nice.
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June 2018
So far, it is pretty good. They are very good with communication.
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June 2018
My husband is here for rehabilitation, and so far, it is going pretty OK. He likes the therapy. The nurses are very attentive. They come in and check on him throughout the day. They explain things to him about his care. It is very clean. He is eating the meals, but it is a transition. I haven't received a lot of calls, but when I ask, they answer my questions.
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June 2018
It has been very accommodating. My mother is doing well with therapy. My sister has had to be pretty proactive to get information, though.
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June 2018
Everybody I came in contact with are lovely and the place is nice. My loved one liked a nurse and the front desk person. His roommate is a little annoying.
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June 2018
It seems like it is not consistent. Some people are very sincere and cordial and some people act like it is just a job here. I was there for five hours and no one came in. I have to ask about any information. They should tell us the nurses' and aides' names. I have to flag people down.
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June 2018
They are all very friendly. We have meetings about his care and they do a good job about keeping me informed. It would be nice to have a doctor that is readily available.
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July 2018
It has been a good experience at Dry Harbor.
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July 2018
Some things were good and something not good. She had an over sized wheelchair and it was too high up. When I came to pick her up one of the staff was very helpful. She loved the therapy and it was good. There was one nurse that was real good. It seemed pretty clean for the most part. She said the meals are terrible though.
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July 2018
The staff is tremendous. My loved one is being taken great care of. The ceiling needs to be repaired though. She gets therapy once or twice a day and the therapist is awesome. I really like it. They are the best. We like many of the staff. The place looks outstanding and it's very clean. They are always cleaning and mopping. There is no smell whatsoever. She enjoys the meals. Communication with me has been awesome.
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July 2018
So far so good. My loved one seems to like it. The speech therapist is very nice. The staff are all very nice. It is very clean too.
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July 2018
They are understaffed and they do the best they can. The therapists are good and strict. As far as meals, my friend complains that he does not get black pepper.
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July 2018
I think they are well staffed. They are very helpful and organized. They are good at setting up hair appointments and always have activities going on. They are kind and I am happy. The therapists are working with him getting in and out of bed. He has been out of bed and wheelchair with their help. The nurses are kind and responsive.
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July 2018
Dry Harbor is very clean. The service and helpfulness of the staff is good. Rehab is going well for my loved one. The nurses are very attentive. The staff is all very friendly. She seems very satisfied with the meals. They keep me very informed.
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July 2018
I would recommend Dry Harbor to a friend!
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July 2018
The rehab and OT is top notch and that is why he is there. The therapists are wonderful. The nurses and aides are top notch and love to help you. They are very kind. It takes a while for help at night though. The dinner is horrible but other meals are fine. They never give you the substitutes you choose.
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July 2018
It is okay and they started OT and PT. Everything seems very good.
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July 2018
The staff is so nice and they help with everything. I liked the PT and OT therapists, they are really good. The food is kosher and I loved it.
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July 2018
Everybody has been very helpful. They listen to what we need for his care. They work with him in his room if he does not go to the therapy room. I like the nurse supervisor.
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July 2018
This is our first experience at a facility and so far they have made it go so smoothly. We are very pleased with her care. Everyone I have come across so far has been very nice as well. The facility is very clean! Sometimes they give you the menu and I will write down what they should give her and they do not accommodate this. She is a picky eater to begin with so I have had to bring in food from home to get her to eat.
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July 2018
The staff is excellent and the people were on top of things and very caring. I like both of the charge nurses.
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July 2018
He is complaining about the food.
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July 2018
I thought it was a nice place and the people were friendly and the service was fine. It was clean. He said the food was good. One of the nurses talked with me and he was kind.
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July 2018
He gets good rehab help and the people are nice. He is not crazy about the food. If he asks for some help they help and they are polite. Everybody is very pleasant and helpful. I have not seen any problem. He is not crazy about the meals. They were real helpful in the beginning.
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July 2018
So far it is good with my mom being there over a week. My mom is happy and is treated well. My mom says the food is excellent. Communication is very good.
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July 2018
The people are very good to her and have taken good care of her. She is getting her physical therapy. She is pleased with the service. It is clean. She is very pleased with the meals and she is very fussy. They have a very good cook. They call me and the social worker calls me. I like the social workers and supervisors. They are a five star facility!
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July 2018
My brother said when she was first there the bathroom was disgustingly dirty and that was a problem. They had to ask them to clean it. On the weekends they have a light staff. They are doing a decent job. I have not heard of any complaints.
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July 2018
All the people are courteous, and when you ask them something, they'll respond right away. The finance department was helpful to me. All in all, I think it's very good. The nurses are friendly and very responsive.
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