Elizabeth Seton Children's Center is a nursing home in Yonkers, New York. This city has a total of 177,756 people. Featuring an overall grade of A+, this nursing home is ranked among the most impressive nursing homes we looked at. Based on our ratings, you can't go wrong with this nursing home. This also appears to be a very consistent facility with consistent scores in all of our categories. More information about its category grades can be found below.
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Elizabeth Seton Children's Center
- Nursing Home
- For Children
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- No Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Speech Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Aquatic Therapy
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Best Nursing Home in New York Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Yonkers, New York Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in New York Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Yonkers, New York Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in New York Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Yonkers, New York Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a strong overall score, this nursing home earned an A+ inspection rating. This score is based on the facility's recent government inspections. An A+ in this category is one of the best complements we can offer a nursing home. Our inspection scores weigh a host of factors included in a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better scores in this category generally have very few severe deficiencies. 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
We also awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for its long-term care grade. When nursing homes receive this type of score in long-term care it is a good sign for resident care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses and aids. On top of looking at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 99.3985 percent of its patients, which is much higher than the average nursing home. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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In addition, this facility received high marks in the area of nursing. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A+. We scrutinized the licensure of nurses at the facility, as well as the quantity of hours the nurses were with residents, in calculating our rating in this area. This nursing home averages 1 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 facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning to our final area, this nursing home also performed well in the short-term care category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for this category. This topped off truly elite profile. In determining these short-term care ratings, we look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The goal is to create a scale for sizing up the rehabilitation services of different facilities. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Elizabeth Seton Children's Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Elizabeth Seton Children's Center, 9.18% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Elizabeth Seton Children's Center, 3.11% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term residents that sustained falls resulting in serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indication of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Elizabeth Seton Children's Center, 2.03% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often the result of worse hygiene protocols. Closer supervision can limit the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Keep in mind that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Elizabeth Seton Children's Center, 12.22% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many patients, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Elizabeth Seton Children's Center, 13.51% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term patients who were prescribed antianxiety medication. These medications are generally given to patients experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Elizabeth Seton Children's Center, 13.75% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who are showing depressive symptoms. Increased rates of depression could indicate a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Elizabeth Seton Children's Center, 90.38% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Elizabeth Seton Children's Center, 15.3% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could be a sign of decline of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Elizabeth Seton Children's Center, 14.12% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Elizabeth Seton Children's Center, 14.12 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the health of patients.
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