9th
363
8.2%
3.66stars
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New Jersey Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This metric tells you the percentage of long-term residents which suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a great indicator of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.

B
8.2%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision.

B+
2.56%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This tells you the percent of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often the result of lower quality nursing care. More frequent bathing can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Note that this metric is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for these infections.

B+
1.76%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of residents given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.

A-
9.5%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are administered to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.

B+
18.13%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients exhibiting symptoms of depression.

B+
1.66%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is the percentage of residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

B+
92.31%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This indicates the percent of patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.

A-
11.14%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Measures the percent of long-term stay residents who retained mobility levels.

C
12.58%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care.

B
1.81

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of residents.

A-
12.58

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

B+
8.15

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This indicates the percent of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.

B+
72.79%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

New Jersey's
Nursing Home Quality
A-
B+
Long-Term Care
A+
Inspection Reports
B+
Nurse Quality
B+
Short-Term Care
More information about New Jersey
Number of Hospitals: 80
Number of Dialysis facilities: 188
Number of Medicaid beds: 52,567

Best Nurse Quality

  1. Holy Name Friary
  2. Governor Bacon Health Center
  3. Exceptional Care for Children
  4. Newark Manor Nursing Home
  5. Forwood Manor
New Jersey is ranked as the 24th best state in the nation for nurse quality.

Best Short Term Care

  1. Carepoint Health - Bayonne Hospital Center Tcu
  2. Jamaica Hospital Medical Center T C U
  3. Clara Maass Medical Center
  4. Sacred Heart Hospital Tcf
  5. Community Medical Center Tcu
New Jersey is ranked as the 14th best state in the nation for short term care.

Best Long Term Care

  1. Governor Bacon Health Center
  2. Valley View Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center
  3. Delaware Valley Veteran's Home
  4. Bayberry Nursing Home
  5. Bergen County Health Care Center
New Jersey is ranked as the 17th best state in the nation for long term care.

Best Health Inspection Rating

  1. Meridian Nursing & Rehab at Shrewsbury
  2. New York-Presbyterian / Queens T C U
  3. Beacon Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
  4. Lehigh Valley Hospital Tsu
  5. Meridian Nursing and Rehabilitation at Brick
New Jersey is ranked as the 2nd best state in the nation for inspection ratings.

New Jersey cities

City # of Nursing Homes # of Dialysis within 10 miles # of Hospitals within 10 miles Average Nursing Home Rating
Absecon4 7 1
B
Andover2 3 2
C
Atlantic City1 7 2
A-
Bayonne1 84 29
A+
Bayville2 4 2
B
Belleville1 62 20
A+
Belmar4 8 2
B+
Berkeley Heights2 24 7
B+
Blackwood1 17 6
B+
Bloomfield1 54 15
A
Brick4 8 4
A-
Bridgeton2 3 1
C
Bridgewater4 8 3
A-
Burlington3 15 7
B+
Caldwell3 37 11
A
Camden2 68 22
B-
Cape May2 1 0
A-
Cape May Court House3 2 0
B+
Cedar Grove5 39 13
B+
Cherry Hill6 33 12
B-
Clifton1 43 15
A
Cranford2 41 13
B-
Dover2 7 2
A-
East Brunswick1 18 4
A
East Orange4 51 16
B+
Eatontown2 8 1
B+
Edison6 25 6
A-
Egg Harbor Township1 7 2
A
Elizabeth3 53 16
B
Emerson2 32 15
A+
Englewood2 88 29
A
Englishtown1 6 1
C
Fair Lawn1 25 11
A
Flemington1 1 2
A
Florham Park2 24 9
A+
Freehold5 4 1
B+
Hackensack3 77 27
A
Hackettstown2 2 1
A+
Haskell2 3 2
C
Hazlet2 8 2
A-
Hillsborough2 11 5
B-
Hoboken1 108 39
A+
Holmdel2 8 1
A-
Irvington1 48 15
B
Jackson1 3 3
B-
Jersey City5 107 41
A-
Kearny2 84 33
A
Lakewood6 9 4
B+
Lawrence Township3 14 4
A-
Lincoln Park2 15 6
A
Linden1 41 14
C
Livingston3 36 11
A
Long Branch1 8 1
B+
Manahawkin3 1 1
B+
Manchester Township5 2 1
A-
Maple Shade2 48 19
C
Marlton2 18 6
B+
Matawan2 9 2
B
Medford2 12 3
A-
Millville1 5 1
B+
Monroe Township3 10 1
A+
Montclair3 46 11
A
Moorestown4 33 11
A
Morristown2 11 6
A-
Mount Laurel1 20 7
C
Mountainside2 39 11
A
Neptune6 9 2
B
New Brunswick1 19 6
B
New Providence2 28 8
A
Newark5 60 20
A-
Newton4 1 1
A
North Bergen3 101 36
A-
Northvale2 31 15
A+
Old Bridge4 12 3
A-
Orange2 48 15
B+
Paramus4 31 14
B+
Parsippany2 13 7
B+
Passaic2 58 22
A-
Paterson3 29 12
B+
Penns Grove2 13 3
B
Perth Amboy2 21 6
B-
Phillipsburg3 4 4
A-
Piscataway1 21 6
B+
Plainfield3 21 10
A
Princeton2 12 2
B
Rahway2 34 10
A
Red Bank2 8 1
A-
Ridgewood2 22 12
A-
Riverton2 54 20
C
Rochelle Park2 56 21
A
Sewell3 12 3
A-
Somerset4 18 5
A-
Teaneck2 91 32
B-
Toms River9 7 4
A-
Trenton11 14 4
B+
Tuckerton2 1 1
B+
Union1 46 12
B+
Union City2 112 42
B
Vineland3 4 1
A-
Voorhees7 19 5
B+
Wayne8 17 7
B+
West Deptford2 36 12
C
West New York1 117 44
A+
West Orange5 40 12
B+
Westfield1 33 10
B-
Williamstown1 4 1
D