Fulton Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare is a large nursing home located in Gloversville, New York. Featuring an overall score of D, this is a relatively poor nursing home. If you are not happy with this facility's poor overall grade, you may find your options to be limited in Gloversville. The city has just one other nursing home. Despite all this, one of the few highlights of this nursing home's report card is its strong inspection grade. You can continue reading to find out about inspections and other category scores

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A
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Historical

While we were not high on this nursing home overall, we awarded it a grade of A for our inspections rating. This score is significantly more impressive than the nursing home's overall score. Inspection scores are tied to several datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Deficiencies are a key thing to look for on these reports. You should especially avoid nursing homes with severe deficiencies linked to endangerment of patients. While this facility had some minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you the inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. A couple minor deficiencies aren't the end of the world.

Long-term Care Quality

B-
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: B-Feb 19: B-May 19: B-Jun 19: B-Jul 19: BAug 19: BSep 19: BJan 20: B-Mar 20: B-Apr 20: B-May 20: B-Jun 20: B-Jul 20: B-Aug 20: B-
Historical

This facility's long-term care score is one of its better scores. The facility received a B- in this category. In calculating our long-term care scores, we analyze the assistance with daily living received by the nursing home's patients. One of the factors we considered in addition to nurse's aid hours was vaccinations. Fortunately, this facility provided the pneumonia vaccine to 96.8421 percent of its residents. This nursing home keeps its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Short-term Care Quality

D
Oct 18: DNov 18: DDec 18: DJan 19: DFeb 19: FMay 19: DJun 19: DJul 19: DAug 19: DSep 19: DJan 20: DMar 20: DApr 20: DMay 20: DJun 20: DJul 20: DAug 20: D
Historical

Unfortunately, this facility's next best category is short-term care. As it turns out, with a grade of D in this category, it still fared somewhat badly. In computing our short-term care scores, we look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The purpose is to devise a barometer for comparing the rehabilitation services of different nursing homes. Given its poor grade, we were not shocked to find that this nursing home provided substantially fewer registered nurse hours per resident than most other facilities. The last measure we assessed in this area is the number of residents that returned home from the facility. This facility struggled quite a bit in this area, with just 35.9 percent of its residents returning home. Unfortunately, this was well below the national average.

Nurse Quality

F
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Historical

The final area we looked at was nursing. This facility received an abysmal grade of F in this category. In determining a facility's nursing score, we consider the quantity of hours nurses are caring for residents and the levels of training of those nurses. This nursing home provides 3.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is slightly below average. To pair with its subpar totals in the area of nursing hours per patient, this place also did not fare as well in the quality-based measures we looked at in computing our nursing grades. We looked at the percentage of patients experiencing pressure ulcers and major falls. This facility had more pressure ulcers and falls than the average facility.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
D
State:
B
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Fulton Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from remaining in one position for an excessive period of time.

Provider
F
15.77%
State
B-
8.47%
National
B
7.34%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is the percentage of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . Major falls are often caused by lower quality nursing care.

Provider
B-
3.68%
State
B+
2.91%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This figure indicates the percentage of long-term stay patients who suffered from a UTI. While more of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it can be difficult to compare different nursing homes due to reporting standards.

Provider
A-
1.05%
State
B+
2.21%
National
B
2.66%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Provider
A
7.36%
State
B+
11.1%
National
B
14.15%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.

Provider
B+
15.99%
State
A-
13.33%
National
B
19.69%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients showing depressive symptoms.

Provider
F
55.18%
State
B
7.09%
National
B+
5.11%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines critical to patient care.

Provider
B
97.75%
State
B
93.26%
National
B
92.01%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom.

Provider
D
21.38%
State
B+
13.31%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric tracks the percentage of long-term stay residents that retained mobility levels. Some believe that the ability to move around is vital to patients physical and mental well-being.

Provider
A+
28.33%
State
B-
15.38%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.

Provider
A+
0.69
State
B+
1.46
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.

Provider
F
28.33
State
B+
15.38
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
B-
10.72
State
B+
8.22
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is the percent of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.

Provider
B
68.73%
State
B
69.8%
National
B
68.02%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Nathan Littauer Hospital 2.17 mi
99 East State Street Gloversville New York 12078
(518) 725-8621
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
St Mary's Healthcare 11.37 mi
427 Guy Park Avenue Amsterdam New York 12010
(518) 841-7101
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Gloversville Dialysis Center 2.16 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
46 Easterly Street Gloversville New York 12078
(518) 725-4821
Mohawk Valley Dialysis Center, Inc. 12.15 mi
Dialysis Stations: 15
115 Towne Square Drive Amsterdam New York 12010
(518) 627-0280
Fms-Amsterdam Dialysis Center 13.12 mi
Dialysis Stations: 16
1810 Riverfront Center Amsterdam New York 12010
(518) 842-4360