Carillon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is one of only two nursing homes located in Huntington, New York. Sporting an overall score of B+, this nursing home should work for most prospective residents. Based on our analysis, this facility looks like a good fit for most people. This facility's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection score, which is addressed in the next section.
Carillon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
- Adult Day Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a strong overall rating, this nursing home received an A+ inspection score. This grade is based on the facility's recent government inspections. An A+ in this category is one of the best complements we can pay to a nursing home. Our inspection grades are tied to many items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Fortunately, although this facility had a few minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are found in categories G through L. This means the government 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
Contributing to this nursing home's list of accomplishments, it also was awarded a first-rate long-term care grade. We awarded them a strong strong of A in this area. Long-term care ratings of this caliber generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. Once we assessed the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is far higher than the average nursing home. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next category we graded is short-term care. This nursing home was given a favorable short-term care score, with a grade of B in the category. With our short-term care category, we attempt to craft a meaningful barometer for rehabilitation. In doing so, we look at a nursing home's scope of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the number of residents that eventually returned home from this facility. We found that 5.6 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
The last category we rated is nursing, ended up being this facility's worst category. We awarded this facility a D in this category. This is one of just a couple of weak points of an otherwise impressive profile. We weighed the levels of nurses employed by the facility, in addition to the quantity of hours those nurses spent with residents, in computing our score in this category. This facility provided just 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 measures in determining our nursing ratings. This place fared well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Carillon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Carillon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 9.58% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Carillon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 3.04% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Major falls which result in injury are routinely caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Carillon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 2.1% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents which experienced a urinary tract infection. UTI's may be a sign of poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this metric can also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Carillon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 11.59% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are given to residents for a variety of conditions, such as dementia. Sadly, in limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Carillon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 13.3% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic measures the percent of long-term care patients taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Carillon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 13.2% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents showing symptoms of depression. Many in the industry believe that this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Carillon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 91.26% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines vital to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Carillon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 14.75% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Carillon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 17.32% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients who retained mobility levels. Many in the industry believe that the ability to move around is vital to residents' physical and mental health.
In Carillon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care. There is a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Carillon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 17.32 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Carillon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 8.8 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Carillon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 75.07% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements.
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