With an address in Clifton, New Jersey, Daughters of Miriam Center is the lone option located in the city. With an overall grade of A-, this nursing home is one of the better facilities we assessed. At the end of the day, this place would be a no brainer for most people. As you can find below, this facility also performed well in our category grades. It is hard to poke holes in this place's profile.
Daughters of Miriam Center
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Best Nursing Home in Clifton, New Jersey Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Clifton, New Jersey Awards 2020
Registered Staff Hours
To pair with a favorable overall score, we awarded this facility an A+ for inspections. Inspection scores are tied to many pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this area typically have 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. Unfortunately, we were not able to find deficiency data for this nursing home. Without deficiency data for this nursing home, it was difficult to really evaluate it in terms of this category.
Short-term Care Quality
Adding to its first-rate profile, this facility also excelled in our short-term care category. In fact, it received a score of A- in that category. In the area of short-term care, we strive to assess indicators of a facility's rehabilitation. We look at the facility's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and various therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 5.5 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
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Adding to its profile, this facility also earned a grade of B for its nursing rating. This is a well above average score in this category. In determining our nursing grades, we look at both the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the levels of licensure of the nurses. This nursing home provides 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 the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we rated is long-term care, where this facility was given a B. Although this ended up being its poorest category rating, this is still an impressive grade. When facilities receive a grade in this range in this category it generally means it has plenty of staff and is an overall good place to reside on a permanent basis. After considering the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 95.33214 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients out of the hospital. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. 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.
Daughters of Miriam Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Daughters of Miriam Center, 9.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by staying in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Daughters of Miriam Center, 2.53% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that have suffered a fall which resulted in major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be an indication of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Daughters of Miriam Center, 1.65% of Patients had UTIs
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care residents which experienced a UTI. UTI's could be an indication of a facility with worst hygiene practices. However, this metric can also be skewed for some nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Daughters of Miriam Center, 10.6% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These medications are used to treat several medical conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Daughters of Miriam Center, 17.42% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients which were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are generally given to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Daughters of Miriam Center, 5.95% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Daughters of Miriam Center, 91.97% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Daughters of Miriam Center, 10.68% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may indicate deterioration of a patient's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Daughters of Miriam Center, 12.9% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients that remained mobile levels.
In Daughters of Miriam Center, 1.68 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Daughters of Miriam Center, 12.9 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the health of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Daughters of Miriam Center, 8.37 Percentage of Patients
This metric 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 Daughters of Miriam Center, 80.92% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term residents that saw functional improvements.
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