Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Ceneter is a nursing home in Dunkirk, New York, a city with a total of 15,072 people. It looks like this is a very good nursing home. We gave this it an overall grade of B+, which is a well above average grade. This place definitely has plenty going for it. This facility's strong report card was highlighted by its inspection grade, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Ceneter
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
- Adult Day Care
- 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 - Limited Liability company
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Bariatric Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Lymphedema Care
Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving a strong overall grade, this facility received an A+ inspection score. This score is based on its recent government inspections. An A+ in this category is one of the best complements we can pay to a facility. Arguably the most significant factor we look at in calculating our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities with better grades in this area typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. This nursing home was assessed 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none were considered severe. This indicates that the inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies to cause an immediate risk to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Contributing to its profile, this facility also earned a score of B+ for its long-term care rating. This is a well above average score in this category. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care typically are well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. After considering the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 99.18699 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is much higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home is also strong in the area of short-term care, where it was awarded a score of B. It performed more favorably than most nursing homes in this area. In crafting our short-term care ratings, we look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our purpose is to create a barometer for comparing the rehabilitation services of different nursing homes. Unfortunately, we were not able to track down registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this facility. The last item we assessed in this area is the number of residents who returned home from the nursing home. We found that 4.7 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
The last area we assessed is nursing, in which this facility received a grade of B. This facility turned out to be strong across the board. Our nursing score is primarily associated with the facility's level of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility 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 many times be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Ceneter Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Ceneter, 9.62% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure gauges the percentage of long-term residents who have pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are an barometer of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Ceneter, 3.04% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric indicates the percentage of long-term care residents that experienced a fall resulting in major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be an indication of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Ceneter, 2.08% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Ceneter, 11.61% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many residents, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Ceneter, 13.28% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic gauges the percent of long-term care residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Ceneter, 13.6% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who are demonstrating signs of depression. High rates of depression could be a sign a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Ceneter, 91.89% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Ceneter, 14.66% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and bathing. Some experts argue this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Ceneter, 18.82% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Ceneter, 1.2 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is important to maintaining the physical health of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Ceneter, 18.82 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Ceneter, 8.77 Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Ceneter, 74.71% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with ADL's generally correlates with better rehabilitation services.
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