Epic Rehabilitation and Nursing at White Plains is a facility located in White Plains, New York, which has a population of 69,870 people. With an overall rating of B, this nursing home is a fine option. As far as we can see, this facility looks like a good fit for quite a few people. The best aspect of this nursing home's strong report card is its inspection rating. We discuss inspections in the next section
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Epic Rehabilitation and Nursing at White Plains
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
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Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. These inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear that we have information about this nursing home's deficiencies. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home was awarded strong marks in the area of long-term care as well. In fact, we awarded it one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A-. Nursing homes that excel in long-term care typically provide patients with closer supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. In addition to looking at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 97.08029 percent of its patients, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia sadly can be a dangerous condition for nursing home patients so we like it when a facility doesn't leave this to chance. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next area we assessed is short-term care, where this nursing home received a grade of C in this category. Our short-term care grades are likely more meaningful for residents in need of a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually requires higher levels of skilled nursing services. This means not just nursing, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last item we considered in this category is the percentage of patients that returned home from the facility. We found that just 4.8 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
This facility's weakest category is nursing, which is the final category we looked at. For this area, we awarded this facility a grade of just D. Our nursing rating looks at the nursing home's nurse staffing levels. We factor in both the levels of skill of the nurses and the number of hours spent with residents. This place provided a meager 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident daily. This statistic is significantly below average. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in calculating our nursing ratings. This facility fared well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Epic Rehabilitation and Nursing at White Plains Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Epic Rehabilitation and Nursing at White Plains, 9.18% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric tells you the percent of long-term stay patients that suffer from pressure ulcers . We consider this statistic when determining our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Epic Rehabilitation and Nursing at White Plains, 3.11% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a fall which resulted in serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Epic Rehabilitation and Nursing at White Plains, 2.03% of Patients had UTIs
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay residents who have sustained UTI's. UTI's may be an indication of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this metric could also be misleading for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Epic Rehabilitation and Nursing at White Plains, 12.22% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Epic Rehabilitation and Nursing at White Plains, 13.51% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are administered to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Epic Rehabilitation and Nursing at White Plains, 13.75% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care patients exhibiting symptoms of depression. Some would argue this is a measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Epic Rehabilitation and Nursing at White Plains, 90.38% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines vital to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Epic Rehabilitation and Nursing at White Plains, 15.3% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Epic Rehabilitation and Nursing at White Plains, 14.12% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients who maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Epic Rehabilitation and Nursing at White Plains, 1.46 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Epic Rehabilitation and Nursing at White Plains, 14.12 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Epic Rehabilitation and Nursing at White Plains, 9.74 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Epic Rehabilitation and Nursing at White Plains, 75.23% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with activities of daily living typically correlates with successful rehabilitation.