Absolut Care of Three Rivers is in Painted Post, New York. This nursing home was awarded an overall grade of B, which is a quality rating. Based on our ratings, this facility ought to meet the needs of most people. This place's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection score, which is addressed in the next section.
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Absolut Care of Three Rivers
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing these inspection scores. One key factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some deficiencies can be quite minor. This nursing home received 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered to be severe deficiencies. This indicates that CMS did not consider any of these deficiencies to be an immediate risk to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Contributing to its profile, this facility also received a grade of B+ for its long-term care rating. This is a well above average grade in this category. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. After looking at the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 94.117645 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients healthy. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next best category we gave this facility in any area came in the area of short-term care, where we gave it a C. Our short-term care grade is typically employed to measure a facility's performance with rehabilitation To provide highly rated rehabilitation services, facilities generally must have higher levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other licensed professionals. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last measure we assessed in this category is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that just 5 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home, which is below average.
The last area we assessed is nursing. In that category, we awarded this nursing home a C. Our nursing rating assesses quite a few factors, most of which are associated with quantities of nurse staffing. This facility provided just 0.4 hours of nursing care per patient per day. This figure is far below the national average. Lastly, our nursing grades also consider quality-based metrics, such as avoiding major falls. Despite not having the highest total nursing hours, this facility actually performed admirably in the metric of preventing major falls. This is often an indicator that a nursing home has sufficient quality controls in place. Some falls can be avoided if a facility provides enough nurses to assist its patients.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Absolut Care of Three Rivers Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Absolut Care of Three Rivers, 5.3% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Absolut Care of Three Rivers, 3.36% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term residents that have sustained a fall resulting in major injury. We use this statistic in computing our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Absolut Care of Three Rivers, 0% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely the result of facilities with lower levels of hygiene. Better hygiene protocols can minimize the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. We want to point out that this statistic is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Absolut Care of Three Rivers, 12.5% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of long-term patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Absolut Care of Three Rivers, 11.14% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Absolut Care of Three Rivers, 0.3% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who are demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Absolut Care of Three Rivers, 96.56% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Absolut Care of Three Rivers, 13.86% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Absolut Care of Three Rivers, 7.16% of Residents
This is the percentage of residents who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.
In Absolut Care of Three Rivers, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Absolut Care of Three Rivers, 7.16% of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the health of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Absolut Care of Three Rivers, 14.11% of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Absolut Care of Three Rivers, 82.29% of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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