With an address in Binghamton, New York, Bridgewater Center for Rehab & Nursing is one of just a few available facilities in the city. This turns out to be a decent facility, with an overall grade of C. You could definitely do worse than this facility. One of the best aspects of this facility's report card is its exemplary inspection rating, which you can find in the next section.
Bridgewater Center for Rehab & Nursing
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Meal Delivery
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Oncology Care
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a respectable facility overall, this facility also excelled in the category of inspections, where it received an A. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Perhaps the most critical factor we consider in determining our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Places with better grades in this category typically avoided the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. While this nursing home had some minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G through L. This means the inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. A couple of minor deficiencies shouldn't lead you to cross a nursing home off your list.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was given a positive grade in our long-term care category. We gave this facility an above average grade of B in this category. Long-term care scores of this caliber generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. After considering the amount of care provided by nurses, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 92.73154 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning to the area of short-term care, this facility was awarded just a D in this category. In computing our short-term care grades, we assess the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our purpose is to formulate a barometer for comparing the rehabilitation services of various nursing homes. Given its grade in this category, we were not stunned to learn that this place is well below average in terms of its number of physical therapy and registered nurse hours offered to its residents based on the measures we assessed. Frankly, this was what we expected to find. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients who ultimately were able to return home from this facility. This facility didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 4.3 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
The next category we assessed was nursing, was this nursing home's weakest area. We awarded this nursing home a grade of D in that category. We assessed the licensure of nurses employed by the facility, as well as the quantity of hours the nurses spent with residents, in computing our rating in this area. This place provided just 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in computing our nursing ratings. This nursing home performed well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these metrics to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bridgewater Center for Rehab & Nursing Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bridgewater Center for Rehab & Nursing, 9.62% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term stay patients which have new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a great barometer of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bridgewater Center for Rehab & Nursing, 3.04% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision. More supervision limits the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bridgewater Center for Rehab & Nursing, 2.08% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often associated with lower quality nursing care. However, this metric can be skewed for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bridgewater Center for Rehab & Nursing, 11.61% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure measures the percent of long-term care residents which are administered antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior in scenarios where such drugs aren't medically required. Nevertheless, some facilities need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of patients suffering from Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bridgewater Center for Rehab & Nursing, 13.28% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure measures the percentage of long-term residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bridgewater Center for Rehab & Nursing, 13.6% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who are exhibiting signs of depression. Increased levels of depression could imply lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bridgewater Center for Rehab & Nursing, 91.89% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bridgewater Center for Rehab & Nursing, 14.66% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living may indicate the deterioration of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bridgewater Center for Rehab & Nursing, 18.82% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who were able to retain mobility.
In Bridgewater Center for Rehab & Nursing, 1.2 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is key to preserving the physical health of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bridgewater Center for Rehab & Nursing, 18.82 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Bridgewater Center for Rehab & Nursing, 8.77 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Bridgewater Center for Rehab & Nursing, 74.71% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percentage of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements.
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