Chenango Memorial Hospital S N F is a nursing home located in Norwich, New York, which has a total of 13,999 people. This facility is ranked among the highest-graded facilities we assessed. A score of this caliber requires excellent scores across the board. Indeed, this is actually the top nursing home in Norwich. This facility also received phenomenal scores in each of our categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Chenango Memorial Hospital S N F
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Oncology Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Best Nursing Home in Norwich, New York Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Norwich, New York Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in New York Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Norwich, New York Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a great overall score, this nursing home received an A+ inspection rating. 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. Perhaps the most important factor we look at in computing our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher grades in this area most likely avoided the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. While this facility had a few minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means CMS didn't 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
In addition, this nursing home received quality marks in the area of long-term care. As a result, it received one of our best scores in that area with a grade of A+. Nursing homes that receive this kind of grade in this category typically provide consistent around the clock care to make sure patients are well cared for. One of the factors we considered on top of nursing hours is vaccinations. This nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccination to 98.373985 percent of its patients. This is a great way to minimize unnecessary deaths and hospitalizations for the senior population. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Does this page answer your questions about Chenango Memorial Hospital S N F?
This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. The nursing rating weighs a variety of subcategories. The most heavily weighted one is the number of hours nurses spend with patients. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility 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 generally be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as having a system of turning a resident more frequently.
Short-term Care Quality
The next area we assessed is short-term care, where this nursing home was awarded a grade of B. Believe it or not, this was this nursing home's least impressive area. A facility could be doing a lot worse when their poorest grade still is superior to most nursing homes. Our short-term care scores are vital for patients in need of rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally mandates additional skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means a vast range of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we considered the number of patients that returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Chenango Memorial Hospital S N F Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Chenango Memorial Hospital S N F, 9.58% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from staying in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Chenango Memorial Hospital S N F, 3.04% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients who have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are considered to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls which result in injury are often the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Chenango Memorial Hospital S N F, 2.1% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely caused by poor nursing care. More frequent bathing reduces the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. We want to point out that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Chenango Memorial Hospital S N F, 11.59% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many patients, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Chenango Memorial Hospital S N F, 13.3% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic measures the percentage of long-term stay residents receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Chenango Memorial Hospital S N F, 13.2% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Chenango Memorial Hospital S N F, 91.26% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Chenango Memorial Hospital S N F, 14.75% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Chenango Memorial Hospital S N F, 17.32% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients that remained mobile levels. Some experts believe that mobility is vital to residents' mental and physical health.
In Chenango Memorial Hospital S N F, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Chenango Memorial Hospital S N F, 17.32 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
- Chenango Memorial HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 0 miles away179 North Broad Street Norwich New York 13815Voluntary non-profit - Private(607) 337-4111
- Community Memorial Hospital, IncCritical Access Hospitals 18.99 miles away150 Broad Street Hamilton New York 13346Voluntary non-profit - Private(315) 824-1100