Broadway House for Continuing is an average-sized non-profit facility located in Newark, New Jersey. This turns out to be an A+ rated facility, which is the most impressive grade. This is just about as good of a facility as you're going to find. One of the best aspects of this nursing home's remarkable report card is its nursing grade. We discuss nursing in the next paragraph.
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Broadway House for Continuing
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
We also want to note that this nursing home excelled in our nursing category. We gave them an A+ in this area. When computing our nursing scores, we analyze both nursing hours and the training levels of the nurses. This facility provided 0.4 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 facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
This nursing home also earned an A+ inspection grade, making it one of the rare places to receive multiple A+'s in our category grades. This score is based on the place's government inspections. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in calculating these inspection scores. One critical factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some are relatively minor. It doesn't appear that we have information about this nursing home's deficiencies. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Long-term Care Quality
An additional strength for this nursing home is long-term care, where it was given an A+ rating. This is simply as elite as it gets in this area. Nursing homes that excel in long-term care typically provide patients with closer supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. On top of considering the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 99.2 percent of its residents, which is much higher than most nursing homes. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
Moving on to our final category, this facility also excelled in our short-term care category. We gave it an A- for this category. This completed truly elite report card. Our short-term care grade is commonly used to grade a facility's performance with rehabilitation. To offer highly graded rehabilitation services, facilities generally must provide better levels of highly skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last metric we considered in this category is the number of residents that eventually returned home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Broadway House for Continuing Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Broadway House for Continuing, 3.67% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by remaining in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Broadway House for Continuing, 1.6% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are routinely the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Broadway House for Continuing, 0% of Patients had UTIs
This figure gauges the percent of long-term residents who had urinary tract infections. UTI's may be a sign of poor nursing care. However, this metric can be skewed for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Broadway House for Continuing, 45% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic gauges the percent of long-term patients receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Broadway House for Continuing, 13.2% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure indicates the percent of long-term patients which are administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are typically prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Broadway House for Continuing, 0.47% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Broadway House for Continuing, 98.81% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Broadway House for Continuing, 3.36% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may indicate deterioration of a patient's well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Broadway House for Continuing, 0% of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the health of patients.
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