Crouse Community Center is a nursing home located in Morrisville, New York, a city with 4,280 people. We awarded this facility an A- overall grade, ranking it in the top third of all nursing homes in the nation. Based on all of the relevant data, you can't go wrong here. Scroll down to see this facility's category grades, which are also quite good. It is hard to poke holes in this nursing home's profile.
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Crouse Community Center
- Nursing Home
- Adult Day Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well overall, this nursing home also received a nearly flawless inspection report. Consequently, it earned one of our best grades in that area with an A+. Perhaps the most significant factor we look at in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher grades in this category typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a 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
Contributing to its top-shelf resume, this facility also excelled in our long-term care category. In fact, it received a score of A for that area. Long-term care scores in this range generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. On top of assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 97.69453 percent of its patients. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients out of the hospital. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next area we looked at was short-term care. This facility was given a very positive short-term care score, with a grade of B in the area. Short-term care grades are meaningful for people requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually mandates higher levels of skilled nursing. This includes a wide scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last item we looked at in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 4.7 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
The last category we looked at is nursing, where this nursing home received a B. Even though this proved to be its worst category rating, this is still a good grade. Our nursing rating analyzes several factors, however, the most important one is the number of nurse hours spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently 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.
Crouse Community Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Crouse Community Center, 5.7% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of long-term stay patients which suffer from pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a solid barometer of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Crouse Community Center, 5.48% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic measures the percent of long-term care patients that sustained a fall resulting in major injury. We use this statistic in determining nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Crouse Community Center, 2.57% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely associated with nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. Closer supervision can minimize the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Keep in mind that this metric is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Crouse Community Center, 6.41% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to patients for many medical conditions, including cognitive disorders. Unfortunately, in limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Crouse Community Center, 24.63% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This gauges the percent of long-term care residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Crouse Community Center, 1.19% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who are demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Crouse Community Center, 98.85% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Crouse Community Center, 28.8% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and continence. Some experts argue that this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Crouse Community Center, 20.95% of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that maintained mobility.
In Crouse Community Center, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is key to maintaining the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Crouse Community Center, 20.95% of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Crouse Community Center, 12.15% of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Crouse Community Center, 85.52% of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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