At the heart of Shaker Place is you.
We understand that every home has a story, and ours is one that involves community, resilience, and excellence.
For 48 years, we’ve devoted our time to ensuring that our residents receive excellent care through innovative services and quality programs. Through renewed commitment and an incredible state of the art renovation project, we are proud to provide residents of Albany County and the surrounding areas with top-rated care.
Overcoming Through Excellence
There’s a reason why we’re a top-rated nursing home in Albany, NY. Our dedication to our residents and their families remains at the forefront of what we do, even during the most challenging of times.
At a time when most county nursing homes are being bought by private organizations, our nursing home in Albany, NY has found a way to buck the trend and is receiving tremendous support.
The staff at Shaker Place has played a large part in its recent achievements. Everyone from upper management to CNA’s and maintenance staff have seen the vision and with a renewed sense of purpose, the management and staff at Shaker Place have demonstrated their commitment to setting new standards of care.
With the help of our staff, partners, community, and leadership, Shaker Place has been recognized as a top-rated nursing home in Albany, NY. With that, we’ve achieved a level of status and recognition through a variety of prestigious awards.
Our Ground-Breaking Achievements
Our proudest achievements reflect our commitment to our enduring legacy. Here, are some of our most recent accolades.
5-Star CMS Quality Rating
Undergoing rigorous health and staffing inspections as well as quality measures, Shaker Place has been able to achieve the prestigious 5-star CMS Quality rating through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. This rating considers 15 different physical and clinical measures for nursing home residents. CMS created the Five-Star Quality Rating System to help consumers, their families, and caregivers compare nursing homes more easily and we are extremely proud of this designation.
4-Star CMS RN Staffing Rating
Through a separate rating system, Shaker Place received a four-star CMS rating for RN Staffing. The staffing rating considers the number of hours of care provided on average to each resident each day by nursing staff.
4-Star CMS Rating Overall
Shaker Place received a four-star CMS rating overall. This, again, reflects Shaker Place’s commitment to excellence and high-quality care.
2022 Winner of Newsweek’s Best Nursing Homes in America
Shaker Place was proudly announced as one of Newsweek’s Best Nursing Homes in 2022. Receiving this award greatly reflected the hard work of our staff and leaders, who’ve worked tirelessly to offer excellent and reliable quality care. To receive this award, Shaker Place ranked highly in performance, reputation, and COVID-19 response.
Silver American Health Care Association Award for Quality of Care
In August 2020, Shaker Place achieved the 2020 Silver National Award from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living. This award is given to recipients who have been extensively assessed on their approaches, performance measures, and sustainable organizational and process results.
Kind Words From Our Residents
Our residents are the heart of Shaker Place. They are the reason we strive for excellence always. We are honored when we hear their words of gratitude and happiness about the care they receive. Here are some of their words.
“Visited my grandma and was in awe of the facility. It’s so nice and clean. She has stayed at a few other places and this is by far the best. I’m so happy she is here and thank you to the staff for doing an amazing job. She is very happy,” Sarah E., granddaughter of a long-term care recipient.
“I want to express the excellent care I received at Shaker Place. The care and concern they showed me was above and beyond. There were days when my body was in so much pain I didn’t think I could do it but they would encourage me to work through it and gave me the tools and techniques to do so. They also cared about my health and personal well-being. Shaker Place is an excellent place to recover. The nursing staff, Social Work, social interactions, activities, and dining staff all treated me with dignity and respect. Thank you all for the care and concern you showed me,” Annette J., recipient of rehabilitation care services.
Learn More About Shaker Place Today
Conveniently located in the town of Colonie, New York, is a rehabilitation and nursing center focused on the providing the best in rehabilitation services and skilled nursing care. That’s Shaker Place.
Through our achievements and accolades, we recognize the hard work of all our staff. Every day we strive to provide the very best in care. These recognitions reflect a commitment to our mission to continue to be a top-rated nursing home in Albany, NY. Learn more about us today.