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. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top ten percentile of all facilities in the United States. This facility was also given impressive scores in all of our categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
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Chenango Memorial Hospital S N F
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- 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
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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
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Our inspection grades are based on many items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this area tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This facility received 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This tells you that the inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies to be an imminent 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
We also wanted to draw your attention to the fact that this facility excelled in our long-term care rating. We awarded them a dominant grade of A+ in this category. When nursing homes receive a score in this range in this category it typically means it's well-staffed and is an overall good place to reside on a permanent basis. Once we looked at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is significantly higher than the majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A. Our nursing score is based on quite a few subcategories, but the primary one is the number of nurse hours spent with patients. This nursing home provides 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 place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
The last area we looked at was short-term care, in which this facility was given a B. Believe it or not, this was this facility's worst area. A nursing home could be doing a lot worse when their poorest score still outperforms most facilities. Our short-term care grades are considered to be most important for individuals needing a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually mandates more skilled nursing services. This includes not only nursing services, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. It doesn't appear that this facility submitted data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients that were able to return home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents 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, 9.18% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by staying in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Chenango Memorial Hospital S N F, 3.11% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients that sustained a fall which caused serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Chenango Memorial Hospital S N F, 2.03% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Chenango Memorial Hospital S N F, 12.22% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Chenango Memorial Hospital S N F, 13.51% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure indicates the percentage of long-term patients receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Chenango Memorial Hospital S N F, 13.75% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Chenango Memorial Hospital S N F, 90.38% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Chenango Memorial Hospital S N F, 15.3% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could indicate deterioration of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Chenango Memorial Hospital S N F, 14.12% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percent of long-term patients that were able to retain mobility. Some experts argue that the ability to move around is vital to patients mental and physical health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Chenango Memorial Hospital S N F, 14.12 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
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