The Hebrew Home at Riverdale announced that it has joined the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System as an affiliate member which reinforces and builds on the long term relationship between The Hebrew Home and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Located on 19 acres along the Hudson River in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, The Hebrew Home encompasses a comprehensive array of continuing care services including a skilled nursing facility with 870 beds and 134 indepdent senior living apartments on the main campus. Besides its onsite services, Hebrew Home’s ElderServe Homecare, providing traditional and long-term home healthcare programs for residents of Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and lower Westchester counties.
"The Hebrew Home is very excited about establishing a partnership with NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System," says Daniel Reingold, President and CEO of The Hebrew Home at Riverdale. "This relationship will help further create a seamless, efficient and superb continuum of care for New York’s senior population."
Additionally, a 40-unit assisted living program now being created within the existing infrastructure of The Hebrew Home at Riverdale, adding another level of care to its continuum at an affordable cost to those in need, including benefit Medicaid eligible seniors and victims of elder abuse residing in the community. The assisted living program has been made possible by an $8.27 million grant from the New York State Department of Health, the largest grant in Hebrew Home history. The grant comes under the HEAL (Healthcare Efficiency and Affordability Law) 12 Program, which seeks "right-sizing" by long-term care facilities.
"For more than a decade, NewYork-Presbyterian has had a close clinical and programmatic relationship with The Hebrew Home at Riverdale," says Herbert Pardes, MD, President and CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Healthcare System. "