Located in Cortland, New York, Cortland Regional Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is one of only three facilities in this city. This nursing home was given an A- overall, which is one of the highest grades we offer. A grade in this range requires excellent marks across the board. Based on our assessment, this facility is just about as as good as it gets. As you can see below, this facility also performed just fine in our category scores. It is hard to poke holes in this nursing home's profile.
Cortland Regional Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
- Adult Day Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
In addition to being a first rate nursing home overall, this facility also excelled in our short-term care rating, where it received an A. Few facilities fared better in this category. With our short-term care rating, we seek to craft a sound measure for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we analyze the nursing home's level of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 6.2 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Adding to its impressive category grades, this facility also excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned a grade of A. Not many nursing homes performed as well in this area. Our inspection scores are based on many pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspections. Nursing homes that score well in this area have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This facility was assessed 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 these deficiencies an imminent threat to patient health or safety. We should point out that deficiency-free inspections are rare in the industry.
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This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B+ in this area. We looked at the levels of nurses at the nursing home, as well as the number of hours those nurses were with residents, in determining our score in this category. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
The last area we scored was this nursing home's weakest category. Nevertheless, even its worst category would actually be a strength for many nursing homes. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B in our long-term care category. When facilities receive this kind of score in long-term care it is a good sign for resident care and indicates that the nursing home is well-staffed with nurses aids. In addition to assessing the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 99.45946 percent of its patients, which is far higher than most nursing homes. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Cortland Regional Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Cortland Regional Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 9.62% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents who suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Cortland Regional Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 3.04% of Patients had Serious Falls
This measures the percentage of long-term residents which have had a fall resulting in severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be an indicator of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Cortland Regional Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 2.08% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often caused by nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. Better nursing care can reduce the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Note that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Cortland Regional Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 11.61% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Cortland Regional Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 13.28% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic measures the percent of long-term stay residents who are given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are generally used to treat residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Cortland Regional Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 13.6% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents who are showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Cortland Regional Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 91.89% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines indispensable.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Cortland Regional Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 14.66% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of the decline of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Cortland Regional Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 18.82% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that remained mobile levels. Many in the industry believe that mobility is important for patients physical and mental well-being.
In Cortland Regional Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 1.2 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is important to maintaining the physical health of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Cortland Regional Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 18.82 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Cortland Regional Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 8.77 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to gauge short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Cortland Regional Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 74.71% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percent of short-term residents who saw functional improvements.
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