Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Gasport is the lone facility we were able to find in Gasport, New York. This nursing home received an overall grade of B+, which is very favorable grade. Based on our assessment, this place looks like a good fit for most people. This place's impressive profile was highlighted by its inspection score, which you can find in the next section.
Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Gasport
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
4540 Lincoln Drive,
Gasport NY 14067
81.08% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this ended up being a quality nursing home is that it earned an A+ in our inspections category. This is just about as good as it gets in this area. Inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
An additional strong feature for this facility is that it received a favorable long-term care score. Indeed, this ended up being its second best category score. In this area, we gave this facility a B+. Nursing homes that do well in this category typically provide residents with better supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. In addition to assessing the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 99.54338 percent of its residents. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning to an additional strength for this nursing home, we gave them one of our stronger grades in our short-term care category as well, with a grade of B. Our short-term care grade is commonly employed to grade a nursing home's rehabilitation services To have highly rated rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to provide higher levels of highly skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final statistic we looked at in this area is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
The final area we looked at is nursing, which ended up being a weak link for this nursing home. We gave this facility a D for nursing, rendering this the nursing home's least impressive category. We would nevertheless suggest that you consider all of a facility's category grades. Nursing ratings are largely associated with the nursing home's nurse staffing. This facility averaged a meager 0.4 hours of nursing care per patient daily. This is well below average. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in calculating our nursing ratings. This facility fared well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these statistics to be reliable measures of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Gasport Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Gasport, 9.58% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from staying in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Gasport, 3.04% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term patients who sustained a fall which resulted in serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Gasport, 2.1% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely the result of worse hygiene protocols. Better hygiene protocols can limit the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Keep in mind that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Gasport, 11.59% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many patients, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Gasport, 13.3% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Gasport, 13.2% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Gasport, 91.26% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Gasport, 14.75% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Gasport, 17.32% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percent of long-term stay residents who retained mobility levels.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Gasport, 17.32 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Gasport, 8.8 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Absolut Center for Nursing & Rehab Gasport, 75.07% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term care patients who saw functional improvements.
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