“Finding a nursing home that meets an individual’s specific needs can be challenging for families,” Kelly said in a release. “Our nursing home ratings are designed to help potential residents and their loved ones navigate this difficult process.”

Here are the Long Island nursing homes included in the list:

  • Beach Terrace Care Center, Long Beach
  • Belair Care Center, Bellmore
  • Brookhaven Health Care Facility, East Patchogue
  • Daleview Care Center, Farmingdale
  • Jefferson’s Ferry, South Setauket
  • John T. Mather Memorial Hospital Transitional Care Unit, Port Jefferson
  • Maria Regina Residence, Brentwood
  • Northwell Health Stern Family Center for Rehabilitation, Manhasset
  • Orzac Center for Rehabilitation, Valley Stream
  • Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center, West Islip
  • Peconic Bay Skilled Nursing Facility, Riverhead
  • Peconic Landing, Greenport
  • Sands Point Center for Health & Rehabilitation, Port Washington

The methodology for the U.S. News “Best Nursing Home” designation relies on data from Nursing Home Compare at the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Factors included overall performance ratings, as well as ratings for key services over the 12 months ending in October 2016.