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 20 percent of all facilities in the nation. Based on our assessment, you can't go wrong with this facility. Scroll down to see this nursing home's category scores, which are also impressive. It's hard to poke holes in this place's profile.
Crouse Community Center
- Nursing Home
- Adult Day Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- 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
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. Our inspection scores are based on many datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this category have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. 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
Adding to its dominant profile, this nursing home also excelled in our long-term care area. In fact, we awarded it a score of A for that category. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care typically are well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to patients. In addition to considering the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 96.34551 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents 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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Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A- in that category. Our nursing rating weighs a variety of subcategories. The most important factor is the amount of time nurses spend with residents. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last category we analyzed, this facility was given a very strong grade of B+ in our short-term care category. With this grade, the facility wrapped up an elite profile. In crafting our short-term care grades, we look at the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our goal is to create a barometer for comparing the rehabilitation services of different facilities. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last datapoint we assessed in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We found that 4.7 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Crouse Community Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Crouse Community Center, 9.58% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents that are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a reliable measure of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Crouse Community Center, 3.04% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of long-term care patients who have had a fall which resulted in major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be a sign of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Crouse Community Center, 2.1% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often caused by worse hygiene protocols. More frequent bathing limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Note that this metric is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Crouse Community Center, 11.59% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure measures the percent of long-term patients which were given antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents in scenarios where such medications aren't medically indicated. Nevertheless, some facilities may need to rely on these medications due to having more patients with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Crouse Community Center, 13.3% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. These medications are typically used to treat residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Crouse Community Center, 13.2% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who are demonstrating symptoms of depression. Higher rates of depression could be a sign a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Crouse Community Center, 91.26% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these vaccines vital to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Crouse Community Center, 14.75% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Crouse Community Center, 17.32% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that maintained mobility.
In Crouse Community Center, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Crouse Community Center, 17.32 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Crouse Community Center, 8.8 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Crouse Community Center, 75.07% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with activities of daily living generally correlates with better rehabilitation services.
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