VillageCare Rehabilitation & Nursing Center

A State-of-the-Art Rehabilitation Center

**Alert** VillageCare is committed to the health and safety of our patients and staff.  We continue to respond to the latest recommendations from State and Federal officials regarding the Coronavirus spread in NY, and at this time VCRN is accepting admission referrals. We have been following all guidelines by the NYSDOH to remain prepared for this spread.  Please see below for more details on our response to the Coronavirus spread.


Limited visitation is currently allowed.

All in-person visitation will be by appointment only, which will be scheduled through our website. Click the button below:

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Quick COVID-19 Related Links

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Revised Visitation Policy

Family Visitation Instruction Sheet

COVID-19 Visitation Safety Plan (printable version)

View the VCRN Pandemic Emergency Plan


VillageCare Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is a state-of-the-art rehabilitation center. Designed not as an end-point facility, but rather a place where patients receive rehabilitation and recovery care to prepare them to return home, this modern center promotes efficient and effective delivery of rehabilitation services, respecting individual privacy and dignity.

 

Location

214 West Houston Street
New York, New York, 10014

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Contact Information

Phone & Fax

212.337.9400
212.337.9411 (admissions)
718.517.2794  (admissions fax)

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Coronavirus Update

COVID-19 Vaccine

Based on recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), an independent panel of medical and public health experts, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends health care personnel (HCP) and residents of long-term care facilities (LTCFs) be included among those offered the first supply of COVID-19 vaccines. Early protection of all HCP is critical in order for HCP to continue taking care of residents at LTCFs. LTCF HCP are on the front lines and risk being exposed to COVID-19 each day on the job. Making sure LTCF residents can receive COVID-19 vaccination as soon as vaccine is available will help save the lives of those who are most at risk of dying from COVID-19.

On 05/09/21, in accordance with DOH and CDC requirements, the Facility is reporting as follows:

Number: Reporting:
0 In-house Resident(s) that are currently COVID-positive
59 Total Resident(s) that have test(ed) positive for COVID-19 to date
0 In-house Resident(s) who test(ed) positive for COVID-19 on the above date
0 In-house Resident(s) who exhibited new onset of COVID-19 symptoms, including respiratory symptoms, on the above date
0 Resident(s) suffered a COVID-related death in-house on the above date
57 Total Employees that have test(ed) positive for COVID-19 to date*
0 Employees exhibited new onset of COVID-19 symptoms, including respiratory symptoms, on the above date*
0 Employees who test(ed) positive for COVID-19 on the above date*

 

Resources:

Answering Your Questions About the New COVID-19 Vaccines

Quick Answers for Healthcare Professionals to Common Questions People May Ask About COVID-19 Vaccines

COVID-19 Vaccine Basics: What Healthcare Personnel Need to Know

Why Get Vaccinated?

 


Limited Family Visitation Allowed

Effective, April 11, 2021

At this time, we are pleased to inform you that we are allowing limited in-person Family Visitation by appointment only effective April 11, 2021 for patients at VCRN. Please know that we have developed a comprehensive visitation plan that ensures the safety of our patients, visitors and staff and is compliant with regulations.

 

All in-person visitation will be by appointment only, which will be scheduled through our website. Click the button below:

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Be reminded that we offer Compassionate Care Visitation.  For more information on Compassionate Care visits, please call 212-337-5656.

For updates and COVID-19 status within the facility, you may call our Family Information Hotline at 212-337-5905.

Hotline hours: Sun-Sat, 8am - 8pm.
If you receive the voice message system, please leave a message and we will return your call as soon as possible.


We continue to exercise necessary precautions consistent with state DOH and CDC guidance including monitoring temperature of staff and residents and looking for other signs and symptoms of the virus.  If anything is noted, staff will be sent home immediately.  Patients that develop symptoms will be dealt with on a case by case basis and their families will be informed.  
 
Please be assured that are doing everything we can to maintain a safe environment and that we continue to refine our protocols as new information becomes available.
 
Additional steps that we have already taken:

•   Professional cleaning and disinfecting of the entire facility.

•   No communal dining. Food is delivered directly to patient rooms.

•   All staff wearing masks and other protective equipment.

•   Patients are encouraged to wear masks as much as possible and practice social distancing .


 We thank you for your cooperation during this critical time.

Download official visitors notice poster from the NYSDOH:   English(PDF)   En Español(PDF)

Download official visitors notice

 

Pets Policy

Until further notice, pet privileges have been revoked, unless they are serving in the capacity of service animals.

Given the changing nature of the spread of Coronavirus in New York City, VillageCare reserves the right to make changes to this policy based on guidance from regulatory agencies.


 

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5 Star 2020 CMS Rating
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5 Star 2020 CMS Rating

Staff at The Center have been specially trained to enhance their abilities to interact with patients and to work in non-traditional ways with those in their care and with their families. The state-of-the-art medicine and care, along with surrounding and an environment designed to promote healing and well-being, enhance the patient staff-relationship.

VCRN Common Area

Common areas are central to the two distinct "neighborhoods" that are created on each floor. The "commons" are where patients can socialize with other patients, dine, relax and visit with family, friends and loved ones. Dining areas on each floor have have self-serve hospitality food bars and full-service pantries.

The overall facility design promotes efficient and effective delivery of rehabilitation services, respecting individual privacy and dignity.

A rooftop garden and a healing bamboo garden is integrated into the entire facility’s footprint so that they may be seen from all levels, offering quiet social interaction and relaxation.

The design facilitates the flow of patients and staff throughout the Center. Operationally, wireless electronic medical records, wireless staff communications and electronic dietary, patient monitoring and workflow systems support better staff functioning and patient care.

What People Are Saying

They [VCRN] take good care of you. You have to want it and have to be active. The staff of nurses, nurse aides and rehabilitation specialists are there to help you and are professional and very helpful.

Walter
Washington Heights, NY

VillageCare Rehabilitation & Nursing Center

Conveniently located in the West Village

For more information call 212.977.4600. Office hours are 8am-5pm.