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Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Aurora Park

  • Nursing Home
  • Memory Care

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: C
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Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Aurora Park's website

292 Main Street,
East Aurora NY 14052

(716) 652-1560

69.59% estimated occupancy 1

Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Aurora Park is a very-large facility in East Aurora, New York. Sporting an overall grade of C, this is likely a middle of the road nursing home. This nursing home seems to have some things going for it. The best part of this place's profile is its remarkable inspection reports. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Limited Liability company
  • Secure Memory Care 
  • Offers Respite Care
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Hemodialysis
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pharmacy
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Lymphedema Care

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

While this nursing home's overall grade was not bad, it really fared well in the category of inspections. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A+ for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Our inspection grades weigh several factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we look at is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better scores in this area tend to have very few of these severe deficiencies. While this facility had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is always a good sign.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

Another one of this facility's more favorable category grades was in the category of long-term care. In that area, we gave this facility a B+. It actually outpaced most nursing homes in this category. For patients seeking a permanent residence rather than rehabilitation, long-term care grades are very important. After considering the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 79.69697 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which happens to be a bit below what we expected but still a reasonably acceptable percentage. Although its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we had hoped, at least this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Nurse Quality

Grade: D

Moving on to another strength for this facility, it also received an elite nursing grade. We gave this nursing home an impressive grade of D. When calculating a facility's nursing score, we look at the amount of time nurses are seeing residents and the level of skill of the nurses. With just 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient daily, this nursing home's nurse staffing levels were quite a bit below average. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility fared well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these datapoints to be reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: F

Turning to our last area, this nursing home didn't perform well. Due to an abysmal grade of F in short-term care, this was this facility's worst area. In the category of short-term care, we strive to qualify measures of a facility's rehabilitation. We analyze the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. With a score of this caliber for this area, we were not surprised to find that this facility was well below average in several staffing figures we focus on. The nursing home offered substantially fewer physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than most nursing homes. The last measure we looked at in this area is the number of patients that were able to return home from the facility. This facility struggled quite a bit in this area as well, with just 3.9 percent of its residents returning home. Unfortunately, this was quite a bit below the national average.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Aurora Park Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-minus

In Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Aurora Park, 9.58% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from staying in one position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A-minus

In Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Aurora Park, 3.04% of Patients had Serious Falls

This statistic measures the percent of long-term care residents who have experienced falls which resulted in severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining nursing ratings.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-minus

In Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Aurora Park, 2.1% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often associated with a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this datapoint could also be misleading for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-minus

In Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Aurora Park, 11.59% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are used for a variety of medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: C

In Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Aurora Park, 13.3% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term stay patients that are given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are prescribed to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B

In Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Aurora Park, 13.2% of Patients

This is the percentage of patients exhibiting signs of depression. Increased rates of depression could reveal a less hospitable environment.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: D

In Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Aurora Park, 91.26% of Patients

This is the percent of patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B

In Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Aurora Park, 14.75% Percentage of Patients

This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and taking a bath.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A-minus

In Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Aurora Park, 17.32% Percentage of Residents

This tells you the percentage of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Aurora Park, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This metric tracks the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: C

In Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Aurora Park, 17.32 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the health of patients.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A-minus

In Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Aurora Park, 8.8 Percentage of Patients

This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the overall quality of nursing home care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B

In Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Aurora Park, 75.07% Percentage of Resident

This indicates the percentage of short-term patients who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Western Ny Childrens Psychiatric CenterPsychiatric 7.68 miles away1010 East & West Road Buffalo New York 14224Government - State(716) 677-7000
  • Mercy Hospital of BuffaloAcute Care Hospitals 10.92 miles away565 Abbott Road Buffalo New York 14220Voluntary non-profit - Private(716) 826-7000
  • Erie County Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 15.07 miles away462 Grider Street Buffalo New York 14215Voluntary non-profit - Private(716) 898-3936
  • Kaleida HealthAcute Care Hospitals 15.16 miles away100 High Street Buffalo New York 14210Voluntary non-profit - Private(716) 859-8620
  • Sisters of Charity HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 15.89 miles away2157 Main Street Buffalo New York 14214Voluntary non-profit - Private(716) 862-1000
  • Bertrand Chaffee HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 18.18 miles away224 East Main Street Springville New York 14141Voluntary non-profit - Church(716) 592-2871
  • Kenmore Mercy HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 19.34 miles away2950 Elmwood Avenue Buffalo New York 14217Voluntary non-profit - Church(716) 447-6100

Nearby Dialysis

  • Davita Orchard Park Dialysis7.68 miles away3801 Taylor Road Orchard Park New York 14127CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (716) 209-7200
  • Davita Renal Care of Buffalo8.99 miles away550 Orchard Park Road Buffalo New York 14224CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (716) 677-0089
  • Us Renal Care Cheektowaga Dialysis10.64 miles away2875 Union Road, Suite 13 C/D Buffalo New York 14227CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 13 (716) 684-0276
  • Davita Southtowns Dialysis11.85 miles away4910 Camp Road, Suite 100 Hamburg New York 14075CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 25 (716) 649-4072
  • Oishei Children's Hospital of Buffalo14.33 miles awayHemodialysis Unit 818 Ellicott Street Buffalo New York 14203Dialysis Stations: 4 (716) 323-1765
  • Pure Life Renal of Buffalo Inc.14.75 miles away6010 Main Street Buffalo New York 14221Dialysis Stations: 25 (716) 631-4700
  • Davita Cleve Hill Dialysis Center15.04 miles away1461 Kensington Avenue Buffalo New York 14215CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (716) 831-8892
  • Erie County Medical Center15.04 miles away462 Grider Street Dialysis Unit Buffalo New York 14215Dialysis Stations: 36 (716) 898-1400