Atrium Post Acute Care of Livingston
348 East Cedar Street, Livingston NJ 07039 · (917) 734-2487 · 63.95% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Nick Lata
With an address in Livingston, New Jersey, Atrium Post Acute Care of Livingston is one of a mere three available nursing homes in the city. This facility is one of the top nursing homes we assessed. This nursing home received one of the best grades we offer. In fact, we ranked this nursing home in the top fifth of all facilities in the nation. Keep reading to find this facility's category grades, which are also strong. It would be hard to find any major flaws in this place's profile.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 : 124 Beds
For profit - Limited Liability company
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
On top of being a great nursing home overall, it also received A+ health inspections recently. Its inspections were virtually flawless. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in computing our inspection ratings. One of those factors is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more important than the number of deficiencies, as some can be relatively insignificant. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its report, none of them were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was given an A+ for its short-term care score. In determining these short-term care scores, we look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our purpose is to formulate a scale for comparing the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. This place is the gold standard when it comes to skilled nursing staffing. In fact, it offered roughly 50% more registered nurse and physical therapist hours per patient than the average facility. The final statistic we looked at in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We found that it performed as well as just about any nursing home in New Jersey in this area with 69.6 percent of its patients returning home. For most facilities, fewer than half of their short-stay residents are able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
Moving on our third category, this facility received an excellent long-term care score. In fact, we awarded it a score of A- in this category. For patients in need of a permanent place to live rather than skilled nursing, long-term care grades are an important measure. After assessing the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination record. We were not able to locate information about this nursing home's vaccination rates. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
In our final category, this nursing home also was given a first-rate nursing grade, with a grade of B+. This completed an elite report card. When calculating a nursing home's nursing grade, we weigh the quantity of hours nurses are caring for patients and the level of skill of the nurses. This nursing home boasts a really impressive 4.3 hours of nursing care per patient each day, of which a significant percentage of those hours were provided by registered nurses. This is one of the more highly trained levels of nurses. In addition to offering impressive levels of nursing care, this nursing home also excelled in the quality measures we looked at. It performed as well as any facility in New Jersey when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Atrium Post Acute Care of Livingston Quality Metrics
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
Measures the percent of long-term stay patients who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Percent of Patients
Higher is Better
Short-term Care: ER Visits
This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
This indicates the percentage of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with ADL's usually correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better