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Canterbury Woods

  • Nursing Home
  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care

Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: A-Aug 20: A-Sep 20: AOct 20: AJan 21: A+Feb 21: A+Mar 21: A+Apr 21: B+May 21: B+Jun 21: B+Jul 21: AAug 21: ASep 21: AOct 21: A+Nov 21: A+Jan 22: AFeb 22: AMar 22: AApr 22: A-May 22: A-Jun 22: A-
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Canterbury Woods's website

725 Renaissance Drive,
Buffalo NY 14221

(716) 929-5800

80.83% estimated occupancy 1

Canterbury Woods is a small non-profit facility in Buffalo, New York. This facility was given an overall rating of A-. In fact, this proved to be one of the top ten facilities in the city. Even in a city of 20 nursing homes, this facility is appealing. As you will find below, this place also performed just fine in our category scores. It is hard to poke holes in this place's profile.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • Is CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation
  • Secure Memory Care 
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Palliative Care
  • Dentistry
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Diabetes Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy

Registered Staff Hours

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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

On top of faring well overall, this nursing home also received nearly flawless government inspections. Therefore, it earned one of our highest grades in that area with a grade of A+. Inspection ratings are based on pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this area tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This place received 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered to be major deficiencies. This means that CMS didn't consider any of the deficiencies 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

Grade: B-plus

This nursing home is also strong in the category of long-term care, where it was given a score of B+. It outperformed most facilities in this category. Nursing homes that receive this type of score in this category typically provide consistent around the clock care to ensure patients are kept in good health. On top of considering the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 94 percent of its patients, which is higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B-plus

This facility received a very good nursing grade this year as well. It received one of our better scores in that category with a grade of B+. The nursing score weighs a number of factors. The most heavily weighted factor is the quantity of hours nurses spend with patients. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a system of turning a patient more frequently.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B

The next area we assessed is this nursing home's weakest category. However, even its weakest link would likely be a strength for most facilities. In fact, we gave it a strong grade of B in our short-term care category. In the area of short-term care, we endeavor to qualify indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. We analyze the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients who who were able to eventually return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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

Canterbury Woods Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B

In Canterbury Woods, 9.62% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients that are suffering from pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating both nursing and long-term care grades.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A+

In Canterbury Woods, 3.04% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percent of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are routinely linked to lower levels of patient supervision. Better nursing care minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: C

In Canterbury Woods, 2.08% of Patients had UTIs

This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term care residents which had UTI's. While more infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it can be problematic to compare between nursing homes due to nursing homes having reporting standards.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-minus

In Canterbury Woods, 11.61% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A

In Canterbury Woods, 13.28% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients receiving antianxiety drugs.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Canterbury Woods, 13.6% of Patients

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms. Some experts argue this is a measure of quality of care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: C

In Canterbury Woods, 91.89% of Patients

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A-minus

In Canterbury Woods, 14.66% Percentage of Patients

This is the percentage of residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of the erosion of a resident's health.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Canterbury Woods, 18.82% Percentage of Residents

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who were able to retain mobility. Many argue that the ability to move around is important for residents' physical and mental well-being.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Canterbury Woods, 18.82 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A

In Canterbury Woods, 8.77 Percentage of Patients

This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-plus

In Canterbury Woods, 74.71% Percentage of Resident

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts argue that this is a measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.

Scores for Buffalo, NY

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B
  • 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 A

Looking for more options? Buffalo, New York has 19 other nursing homes

Nearby Hospitals

  • Erie County Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 7.22 miles away462 Grider Street Buffalo New York 14215Voluntary non-profit - Private(716) 898-3936
  • Kenmore Mercy HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 7.93 miles away2950 Elmwood Avenue Buffalo New York 14217Voluntary non-profit - Church(716) 447-6100
  • Sisters of Charity HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 7.94 miles away2157 Main Street Buffalo New York 14214Voluntary non-profit - Private(716) 862-1000
  • Kaleida HealthAcute Care Hospitals 9.82 miles away100 High Street Buffalo New York 14210Voluntary non-profit - Private(716) 859-8620
  • Mercy Hospital of BuffaloAcute Care Hospitals 11.31 miles away565 Abbott Road Buffalo New York 14220Voluntary non-profit - Private(716) 826-7000
  • Western Ny Childrens Psychiatric CenterPsychiatric 11.89 miles away1010 East & West Road Buffalo New York 14224Government - State(716) 677-7000
  • Eastern Niagara HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 12.82 miles away521 East Avenue Lockport New York 14094Voluntary non-profit - Private(716) 514-5700
  • Niagara Falls Memorial Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 17.7 miles away621 Tenth Street Niagara Falls New York 14302Voluntary non-profit - Other(716) 278-4000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Us Renal Care Williamsville Dialysis0.13 miles away7964 Transit Road, Suite 8-A Buffalo New York 14221Dialysis Stations: 13 (716) 634-1841
  • Davita Suburban Dialysis1.97 miles away705 Maple Road Suite 600 Buffalo New York 14221CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 22 (716) 630-6640
  • Pure Life Renal of Buffalo Inc.2.12 miles away6010 Main Street Buffalo New York 14221Dialysis Stations: 25 (716) 631-4700
  • Us Renal Care Amherst Dialysis5.34 miles away2880, Sheridan Dr Tonawanda New York 14150Dialysis Stations: 13 (716) 541-9165
  • Davita Cleve Hill Dialysis Center5.5 miles away1461 Kensington Avenue Buffalo New York 14215CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (716) 831-8892
  • Us Renal Care Tonawanda Dialysis6.4 miles away3161 Eggert Road Tonawanda New York 14150CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 13 (716) 832-0159
  • Erie County Medical Center7.38 miles away462 Grider Street Dialysis Unit Buffalo New York 14215Dialysis Stations: 36 (716) 898-1400
  • Us Renal Care Cheektowaga Dialysis7.53 miles away2875 Union Road, Suite 13 C/D Buffalo New York 14227CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 13 (716) 684-0276