Country Arch Care Center is in Pittstown, New Jersey. With an overall rating of B+, this nursing home should work for most people. Based on our assessment, this nursing home ought to meet the needs of most people. The best part of this facility's strong profile is its inspection score. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section
Country Arch Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
114 Pittstown Road,
Pittstown NJ 08867
76.99% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this place ended up being a quality nursing home is it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in calculating these inspection scores. One key factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some end up being quite minor. Fortunately, although this facility had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you that the 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
One of the other reasons we graded this nursing home so highly is that it received a strong long-term care score. Indeed, long-term care ended up being its second best category score. In that area, we gave this nursing home a grade of A-. Nursing homes that do well in this category tend to be well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. In addition to looking at the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 99.32886 percent of its residents, which is very impressive. Pneumonia can be a deadly ailment for nursing home patients so we like it when a nursing home does not leave its residents vulnerable. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. 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
Turning to the third area, this facility also earned a score of B+ for its short-term care rating. This is an above average grade in this category. In crafting our short-term care ratings, we look at the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our purpose is to formulate a measure for sizing up the rehabilitation services of various facilities. Unfortunately, we weren't able to find information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. Lastly, we considered the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 6.4 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
The next area we looked at was nursing. This nursing home received an above average nursing score in our assessment, with a C. While this isn't nearly as good as many of its other grades, this is nevertheless a decent grade in that area. Our nursing category consists of a handful of components, many of which are tied to nursing hours. This facility provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a relatively low total compared to most other facilities. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures. While this facility got dinged a bit for its nursing hours per resident, it actually excelled in some of these quality metrics. With fewer than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it did remarkably well in this subcategory. This can be a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as employing a protocol of moving residents more often.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Country Arch Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Country Arch Care Center, 9.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to remaining in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Country Arch Care Center, 2.53% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls leading to injury are often caused by lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Country Arch Care Center, 1.65% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often linked to a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this statistic could be misleading for some facilities due to different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Country Arch Care Center, 10.6% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term residents taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Country Arch Care Center, 17.42% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term patients taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Country Arch Care Center, 5.95% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who are showing signs of depression. Many would argue this is a reliable measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Country Arch Care Center, 91.97% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Country Arch Care Center, 10.68% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Country Arch Care Center, 12.9% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percent of long-term patients who remained mobile levels. Some would argue that the ability to move around is critical to residents' well-being.
In Country Arch Care Center, 1.68 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Country Arch Care Center, 12.9 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Country Arch Care Center, 8.37 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Country Arch Care Center, 80.92% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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