Bethany Gardens Skilled Living Center is a senior living facility located in Rome, New York, which has a total of 43,037 people. This nursing home turns out to be a very solid facility, with an overall grade of B. This will likely be on your short list in Rome as we ranked it as one of the top three nursing homes in the city. The best part of this nursing home's impressive profile is its inspection rating. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section
Bethany Gardens Skilled Living Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Fortunately, although this facility had a few minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means that the inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent 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
This nursing home really excelled in the area of long-term care, where we gave it a grade of A-. Not many facilities performed more favorably in this area. Nursing homes that do well in this category tend to be well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to patients. One of the datapoints we considered in addition to nursing hours is vaccinations. This nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccination to 99.69512 percent of its residents. Vaccination is a reliable method to minimize negative health outcomes for the nursing home population. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
We also gave this facility a middle of the pack score in the category of short-term care, where we awarded it a C. In computing our short-term care ratings, we analyze a facility's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other types of therapists. This grade is generally a meaningful assessment of a facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. It does not appear that this facility submitted data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The last item we assessed in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We discovered that just 5.5 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home, which is below average.
The next area we analyzed is nursing. We awarded this nursing home a D in nursing, making this the facility's worst category grade. In calculating our nursing ratings, we analyze both the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the training levels of the nurses. This place provided a meager 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low total compared to most nursing homes. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing ratings. This place performed well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these statistics to be indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bethany Gardens Skilled Living Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bethany Gardens Skilled Living Center, 9.62% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often the result of residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bethany Gardens Skilled Living Center, 3.04% of Patients had Serious Falls
This measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who have experienced falls which resulted in major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be an indication of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bethany Gardens Skilled Living Center, 2.08% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely associated with a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this statistic may also be skewed for some facilities due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bethany Gardens Skilled Living Center, 11.61% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are sometimes used for several medical conditions, including cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bethany Gardens Skilled Living Center, 13.28% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bethany Gardens Skilled Living Center, 13.6% of Patients
This is the percent of patients demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bethany Gardens Skilled Living Center, 91.89% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bethany Gardens Skilled Living Center, 14.66% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and eating. Some experts believe this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bethany Gardens Skilled Living Center, 18.82% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percent of long-term care residents that were able to retain mobility.
In Bethany Gardens Skilled Living Center, 1.2 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bethany Gardens Skilled Living Center, 18.82 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Bethany Gardens Skilled Living Center, 8.77 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to measure patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Bethany Gardens Skilled Living Center, 74.71% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percentage of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some argue this is a measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.
Scores for Rome, NY
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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- Oneida Health HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 14.99 miles away321 Genesee Street Oneida New York 13421Voluntary non-profit - Other(315) 363-6000
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- Faxton-St. Lukes Healthcare13.99 miles away1676 Sunset Ave Utica New York 13502CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 36 (315) 624-5660
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