Skip to content

Bergen Regional Medical Center

  • Nursing Home
  • Contracted Memory Care

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: B-Mar 20: B-Apr 20: B-May 20: B-Jun 20: B-Jul 20: B-Aug 20: B-Sep 20: B+Oct 20: B-Jan 21: B-Feb 21: B-Mar 21: B-Apr 21: BMay 21: BJun 21: BJul 21: B+Aug 21: B+Sep 21: B+Oct 21: B+Nov 21: B+Jan 22: B+Feb 22: B+Mar 22: B+Apr 22: BMay 22: BJun 22: B+Aug 22: A-Sep 22: A-
See Rating Overview
Bergen Regional Medical Center's website

230 E Ridgewood Ave,
Paramus NJ 07652

(201) 967-4000

68.2% estimated occupancy 1

Bergen Regional Medical Center is a facility located in Paramus, New Jersey. This city has a total of 26,342 people. Featuring an overall score of A-, this facility is among the better facilities we assessed. In addition, this facility is also based in a hospital, which often means the nursing home offers a wider array of healthcare services. This place's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection reports, which is addressed in the next paragraph.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation
  • Offers Respite Care
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab
  • Offers Outpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Speech Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Tracheotomy Care
  • Podiatry
  • Mental Health
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pharmacy
  • Laboratory
  • X-Ray
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Bariatric Care
  • Optometry
  • Oncology Care
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
July 1, 2021July 2, 2021July 3, 2021July 4, 2021July 5, 2021July 6, 2021July 7, 2021July 8, 2021July 9, 2021July 10, 2021July 11, 2021July 12, 2021July 13, 2021July 14, 2021July 15, 2021July 16, 2021July 17, 2021July 18, 2021July 19, 2021July 20, 2021July 21, 2021July 22, 2021July 23, 2021July 24, 2021July 25, 2021July 26, 2021July 27, 2021July 28, 2021July 29, 2021July 30, 2021July 31, 2021
August 1, 2021August 2, 2021August 3, 2021August 4, 2021August 5, 2021August 6, 2021August 7, 2021August 8, 2021August 9, 2021August 10, 2021August 11, 2021August 12, 2021August 13, 2021August 14, 2021August 15, 2021August 16, 2021August 17, 2021August 18, 2021August 19, 2021August 20, 2021August 21, 2021August 22, 2021August 23, 2021August 24, 2021August 25, 2021August 26, 2021August 27, 2021August 28, 2021August 29, 2021August 30, 2021August 31, 2021
September 1, 2021September 2, 2021September 3, 2021September 4, 2021September 5, 2021September 6, 2021September 7, 2021September 8, 2021September 9, 2021September 10, 2021September 11, 2021September 12, 2021September 13, 2021September 14, 2021September 15, 2021September 16, 2021September 17, 2021September 18, 2021September 19, 2021September 20, 2021September 21, 2021September 22, 2021September 23, 2021September 24, 2021September 25, 2021September 26, 2021September 27, 2021September 28, 2021September 29, 2021September 30, 2021
October 1, 2021October 2, 2021October 3, 2021October 4, 2021October 5, 2021October 6, 2021October 7, 2021October 8, 2021October 9, 2021October 10, 2021October 11, 2021October 12, 2021October 13, 2021October 14, 2021October 15, 2021October 16, 2021October 17, 2021October 18, 2021October 19, 2021October 20, 2021October 21, 2021October 22, 2021October 23, 2021October 24, 2021October 25, 2021October 26, 2021October 27, 2021October 28, 2021October 29, 2021October 30, 2021October 31, 2021
November 1, 2021November 2, 2021November 3, 2021November 4, 2021November 5, 2021November 6, 2021November 7, 2021November 8, 2021November 9, 2021November 10, 2021November 11, 2021November 12, 2021November 13, 2021November 14, 2021November 15, 2021November 16, 2021November 17, 2021November 18, 2021November 19, 2021November 20, 2021November 21, 2021November 22, 2021November 23, 2021November 24, 2021November 25, 2021November 26, 2021November 27, 2021November 28, 2021November 29, 2021November 30, 2021
December 1, 2021December 2, 2021December 3, 2021December 4, 2021December 5, 2021December 6, 2021December 7, 2021December 8, 2021December 9, 2021December 10, 2021December 11, 2021December 12, 2021December 13, 2021December 14, 2021December 15, 2021December 16, 2021December 17, 2021December 18, 2021December 19, 2021December 20, 2021December 21, 2021December 22, 2021December 23, 2021December 24, 2021December 25, 2021December 26, 2021December 27, 2021December 28, 2021December 29, 2021December 30, 2021December 31, 2021
January 1, 2022January 2, 2022January 3, 2022January 4, 2022January 5, 2022January 6, 2022January 7, 2022January 8, 2022January 9, 2022January 10, 2022January 11, 2022January 12, 2022January 13, 2022January 14, 2022January 15, 2022January 16, 2022January 17, 2022January 18, 2022January 19, 2022January 20, 2022January 21, 2022January 22, 2022January 23, 2022January 24, 2022January 25, 2022January 26, 2022January 27, 2022January 28, 2022January 29, 2022January 30, 2022January 31, 2022
February 1, 2022February 2, 2022February 3, 2022February 4, 2022February 5, 2022February 6, 2022February 7, 2022February 8, 2022February 9, 2022February 10, 2022February 11, 2022February 12, 2022February 13, 2022February 14, 2022February 15, 2022February 16, 2022February 17, 2022February 18, 2022February 19, 2022February 20, 2022February 21, 2022February 22, 2022February 23, 2022February 24, 2022February 25, 2022February 26, 2022February 27, 2022February 28, 2022
March 1, 2022March 2, 2022March 3, 2022March 4, 2022March 5, 2022March 6, 2022March 7, 2022March 8, 2022March 9, 2022March 10, 2022March 11, 2022March 12, 2022March 13, 2022March 14, 2022March 15, 2022March 16, 2022March 17, 2022March 18, 2022March 19, 2022March 20, 2022March 21, 2022March 22, 2022March 23, 2022March 24, 2022March 25, 2022March 26, 2022March 27, 2022March 28, 2022March 29, 2022March 30, 2022March 31, 2022

Facility Inspections

Grade: A

On top of receiving a great overall rating, this facility also excelled in inspections, which is based on the facility's recent inspection reports. In fact, we gave it an A in this area. Our inspection scores weigh several factors found on a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher scores in this area tend to have very few of these severe deficiencies. While this place had some minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G through L. This means that CMS didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspections are uncommon in this industry.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-minus

Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- for that category. Our nursing rating is largely tied to the facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

Turning to an additional strength for this nursing home, we gave them one of our more positive scores in our short-term care category as well, with a B+. In forming our short-term care grades, we quantify the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The goal is to create a measure for sizing up the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last statistic we looked at in this area is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B

The last area we looked at is long-term care. This facility was awarded a better than average nursing grade in our assessment, with a grade of B. Even though this isn't nearly as strong as some of its other scores, this is nevertheless one of the stronger grades in that category. Nursing homes that do well in this category tend to provide patients with closer supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. In addition to looking at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 96.677315 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients out of the hospital. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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

Bergen Regional Medical Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-minus

In Bergen Regional Medical Center, 9.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This figure gauges the percent of long-term care patients who have pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating both nursing and long-term care grades.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-minus

In Bergen Regional Medical Center, 2.53% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percent of residents who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Major falls leading to injury are routinely the result of lower levels of patient supervision.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A-minus

In Bergen Regional Medical Center, 1.65% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percentage of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often associated with facilities with lower levels of hygiene. Additional nurse staffing reduces the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. We want to point out that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that facilities have varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-minus

In Bergen Regional Medical Center, 10.6% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This measures the percentage of long-term patients that were prescribed antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in scenarios where such medications are not medically required. Nevertheless, some facilities need to rely on these drugs due to having more patients suffering from dementia.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: D

In Bergen Regional Medical Center, 17.42% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are used to treat residents experiencing depression or anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A-plus

In Bergen Regional Medical Center, 5.95% of Patients

This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients demonstrating depressive symptoms. Many argue this is a reasonable measure of quality of life.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In Bergen Regional Medical Center, 91.97% of Patients

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A-minus

In Bergen Regional Medical Center, 10.68% Percentage of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and continence. Many in the industry would argue this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-minus

In Bergen Regional Medical Center, 12.9% Percentage of Residents

This tells you the percent of patients who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.


Grade: A-minus

In Bergen Regional Medical Center, 1.68 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of nursing home care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Bergen Regional Medical Center, 12.9 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A-plus

In Bergen Regional Medical Center, 8.37 Percentage of Patients

This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge short-term care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: C

In Bergen Regional Medical Center, 80.92% Percentage of Resident

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

Scores for Paramus, NJ

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of A

Looking for more options? Paramus, New Jersey has 3 other nursing homes

Nearby Hospitals

  • Bergen New Bridge Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 0 miles away230 East Ridgewood Ave Paramus New Jersey 07652Government - Local(201) 967-4000
  • Valley HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 2.65 miles away223 N Van Dien Avenue Ridgewood New Jersey 07450Voluntary non-profit - Private(201) 447-8000
  • Hackensack Meridian Health Pascack Valley MedicalAcute Care Hospitals 3.06 miles away250 Old Hook Road Westwood New Jersey 07675Proprietary(201) 383-1035
  • Hackensack University Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 5.21 miles away30 Prospect Ave Hackensack New Jersey 07601Voluntary non-profit - Private(551) 996-2000
  • Holy Name Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 5.95 miles away718 Teaneck Rd Teaneck New Jersey 07666Voluntary non-profit - Private(201) 833-3000
  • Englewood Hospital and Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 6.17 miles away350 Engle St Englewood New Jersey 07631Voluntary non-profit - Private(201) 894-3000
  • St Joseph's University Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 6.74 miles away703 Main St Paterson New Jersey 07503Voluntary non-profit - Church(973) 754-2010
  • St Mary's General HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 8.07 miles away350 Boulevard Passaic New Jersey 07055Proprietary(973) 365-4300

Nearby Dialysis

  • Fresenius Medical Care Paramus2 miles away37 West Century Road Suite 108 Paramus New Jersey 07652CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 19 (201) 262-0429
  • Davita Renal Center of Westwood3.2 miles away363 Old Hook Road Westwood New Jersey 07675Dialysis Stations: 18 (201) 664-6649
  • Davita Radburn Dialysis3.49 miles away15-00 Pollitt Drive Fair Lawn New Jersey 07410CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 21 (201) 796-1385
  • Davita Fairlawn Dialysis3.53 miles away18-01 Pollitt Drive Fair Lawn New Jersey 07410CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (201) 796-3873
  • Fresenius Medical Care Hackensack4.13 miles away458 Passaic Street Hackensack New Jersey 07601Dialysis Stations: 19 (201) 342-0801
  • Davita Hackensack4.68 miles away113 West Essex Street Maywood New Jersey 07607CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 36 (201) 843-3875
  • Fmc Bergen Rcc4.99 miles away647 Cedar Lane Teaneck New Jersey 07666CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (201) 692-1113
  • Davita East Paterson5.17 miles away680 Broadway Ste 103 Paterson New Jersey 07514CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 18 (973) 357-8079