Sapphire Nursing & Rehabilitation at Goshen is a small non-profit nursing home in Goshen, New York. It looks like this nursing home is ranked among the highest-rated facilities we found. A grade of this caliber requires excellent scores across the board. We were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it in the top fifth of all facilities nationally. Keep reading to find this facility's category ratings, which are also impressive. It is hard to find any major flaws in this place's profile.
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Sapphire Nursing & Rehabilitation at Goshen
- Nursing Home
- Adult Day Care
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Other
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Top Nursing Home in New York Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Goshen, New York Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Goshen, New York Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Goshen, New York Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Our inspection grades are based on datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this area have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its report, none were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility also received a very impressive short-term care score. This actually is this facility's second best category score. In that area, this facility received a grade of A. In determining our short-term care scores, we look at a facility's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other types of therapists. This category is often a reliable assessment of a nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it looks like 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. The final statistic we considered in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility also received a very impressive long-term care grade. Indeed, this ended up being this facility's third strongest category score. In that area, this facility received a grade of A-. Nursing homes that receive this type of score in this category typically provide consistent around the clock care to ensure patients are kept in good health. After considering the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 82.35294 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is a few points less than we were hoping for but still a respectable percentage. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
In the last category we scored, this nursing home was awarded a very strong grade of B+ in our nursing category. With this score, the nursing home completed a very favorable profile. Our nursing score assesses the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We look at both the levels of licensure of the nurses and the quantity of hours spent with residents. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Sapphire Nursing & Rehabilitation at Goshen Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Sapphire Nursing & Rehabilitation at Goshen, 9.18% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term residents who have pressure ulcers or bed sores. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Sapphire Nursing & Rehabilitation at Goshen, 3.11% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a fall leading to serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Sapphire Nursing & Rehabilitation at Goshen, 2.03% of Patients had UTIs
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term stay patients that had UTI's. UTI's could be an indication of a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this metric may be skewed for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Sapphire Nursing & Rehabilitation at Goshen, 12.22% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that are prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in situations where such medications aren't medically indicated. However, some facilities may need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of residents suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Sapphire Nursing & Rehabilitation at Goshen, 13.51% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are used to treat patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Sapphire Nursing & Rehabilitation at Goshen, 13.75% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents showing symptoms of depression. Some would argue that this is a reasonable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Sapphire Nursing & Rehabilitation at Goshen, 90.38% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Sapphire Nursing & Rehabilitation at Goshen, 15.3% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may indicate deterioration of a patient's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Sapphire Nursing & Rehabilitation at Goshen, 14.12% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents that were able to retain mobility.
In Sapphire Nursing & Rehabilitation at Goshen, 1.46 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is key to maintaining the physical health of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Sapphire Nursing & Rehabilitation at Goshen, 14.12 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Sapphire Nursing & Rehabilitation at Goshen, 9.74 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Sapphire Nursing & Rehabilitation at Goshen, 75.23% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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