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Bishop Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

  • Nursing Home
  • Memory Care

Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: D
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Bishop Rehabilitation and Nursing Center's website

918 James Street,
Syracuse NY 13203

(315) 474-1561

68.86% estimated occupancy 1

Bishop Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is a very-large nursing home located in Syracuse, New York. It looks like this facility is a lower end nursing home. A score in this range indicates we found a few red flags. If you are not happy with this facility's relatively poor overall grade, you will be pleased to know there are six other nursing homes in Syracuse. The only positive thing we can really say about this nursing home is that it didn't receive any F's in any of the categories we assessed. More information about its category grades can be found below.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • Has Family Council
  • For profit - Limited Liability company
  • Secure Memory Care 
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Speech Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pharmacy

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Nurse Quality

Grade: B-plus

Although we didn't give this facility a good overall grade, we actually gave it a strong grade in the area of nursing, where it earned a B+. Nursing grades are tied to levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: C

This nursing home's second most favorable category is short-term care. We awarded it a grade of C in this category. This is basically a middle of the pack score in this category. Our short-term care scores are thought to be most meaningful for those needing rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation generally utilizes additional highly-skilled nursing services. This means not only nursing, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. Unfortunately, this place was below average in terms of its quantity of physical therapy and registered nurse hours provided to its residents based on the measures we assessed. Finally, we looked at the number of residents that returned home from this nursing home. We found that 4.4 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home. This figure was actually well below the national average.

Facility Inspections

Grade: C

This nursing home received mediocre government inspections in recent years. We awarded them a grade of C in this area. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in computing these inspection scores. One of those factors is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some end up being quite minor. This facility had 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were in categories G through L. This indicates the government inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies to pose an imminent risk to patient health or safety. Unfortunately, we also need to draw your attention to the fact that this facility received significant government fines in recent years.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: D

Moving on to the final category, we awarded this nursing home a grade of D for long-term care. This is the facility's worst category rating. Nursing homes that receive this type of score in long-term care may not provide the type of consistent around the clock care that some other nursing homes provide. In addition to assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 76.70505 percent of its residents. This is several points less than average. To our surprise, this place was actually able to limit hospitalizations. With just 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this nursing home has less hospitalizations than the average nursing home. This was its best feature in this category.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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

Bishop Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-minus

In Bishop Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 9.62% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can reduce the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A-minus

In Bishop Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 3.04% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a fall leading to severe injury.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-minus

In Bishop Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 2.08% of Patients had UTIs

This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term stay patients which have had a UTI. Although more of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it can be difficult to compare between facilities due to facilities having differing reporting standards.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-plus

In Bishop Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 11.61% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percentage of long-term patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Bishop Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 13.28% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

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

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-minus

In Bishop Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 13.6% of Patients

This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. Many argue that this is a reliable measure of quality of life.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: D

In Bishop Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 91.89% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home patients, making these vaccines critical to patient health.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-minus

In Bishop Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 14.66% Percentage of Patients

Measures the percentage of long-term residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and taking a bath.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A-minus

In Bishop Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 18.82% Percentage of Residents

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents that retained mobility levels. Many in the industry would argue that mobility is important for residents' mental and physical well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B

In Bishop Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 1.2 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: C

In Bishop Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 18.82 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of patients.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A

In Bishop Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 8.77 Percentage of Patients

Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to gauge short-term care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: A

In Bishop Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 74.71% Percentage of Resident

This tells you the percentage of short-term patients who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with ADL's generally correlates with successful rehabilitation.

Scores for Syracuse, NY

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • 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 B-plus

Looking for more options? Syracuse, New York has 6 other nursing homes

Nearby Hospitals

  • St Joseph's Hospital Health CenterAcute Care Hospitals 0.59 miles away301 Prospect Avenue Syracuse New York 13203Voluntary non-profit - Private(315) 448-5111
  • University Hospital S U N Y Health Science CenterAcute Care Hospitals 1.04 miles away750 East Adams Street Syracuse New York 13210Government - State(315) 473-4240
  • Crouse HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 1.11 miles away736 Irving Avenue Syracuse New York 13210Voluntary non-profit - Private(315) 470-7449

Nearby Dialysis

  • St. Joseph's - Regional0.13 miles away973 James Street Syracuse New York 13203CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 30 (315) 703-6700
  • Davita Central New York Dialysis Center0.48 miles away910 Erie Boulevard East Syracuse New York 13210CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 30 (315) 410-8040
  • University Dialysis Center0.76 miles away1127 East Genesee Street Syracuse New York 13210CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 27 (315) 473-5100
  • Liverpool Dialysis Center, LLC2.94 miles away1304 Buckley Road Syracuse New York 13212CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (315) 466-2402
  • St. Joseph's - Northeast6.08 miles away4105 Medical Center Drive Fayetteville New York 13066Dialysis Stations: 12 (315) 329-2580
  • St. Joseph's - Camillus6.28 miles away5101 West Genesee Street Camillus New York 13031Dialysis Stations: 11 (315) 488-2979
  • St. Joseph's Dialysis - Seneca9.28 miles away8302 Provo Drive Liverpool New York 13090Dialysis Stations: 12 (315) 652-8474