Good Shepherd-Fairview Home is one of just three facilities located in Binghamton, New York. This nursing home is a grade A facility, which is a superb grade. In fact, this nursing home has the distinction of being one of the top 100 facilities in New York. This is an impressive achievement in a state with a long list of elite facilities. Keep reading to find this nursing home's category ratings, which are also impressive. It would be hard to poke holes in this facility's profile.
Good Shepherd-Fairview Home
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
80 Fairview Avenue,
Binghamton NY 13904
86.11% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
Top Nursing Home in New York Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in New York Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this place ended up being a great nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is just about as good as it gets in this category. Our inspection scores account for several factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we look at is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with better scores in this area usually have few of these severe deficiencies. This nursing home was hit with 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered severe. This indicates that CMS did not consider any of these deficiencies an imminent threat to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
One of the other reasons we graded this nursing home so highly is that it received a very impressive nursing rating. In fact, nursing turned out to be its second best category grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A. Our nursing rating includes numerous subcategories. The most heavily weighted factor is the amount of time nurses spent with residents. This facility provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home New York in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as employing a policy of turning a resident more often.
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Short-term Care Quality
Contributing to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent short-term care score, with a score of A. In the category of short-term care, we attempt to qualify measures of a facility's rehabilitation services. We look at the facility's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and various therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 5.6 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
In the final category, this nursing home also received a first-rate long-term care rating, with a B+. This rounded out a very favorable profile. Facilities that receive this kind of grade in this category typically provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure residents are well cared for. After we finished assessing the volume of nursing care, we next considered the facility's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 78.62595 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Good Shepherd-Fairview Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Good Shepherd-Fairview Home, 9.58% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure gauges the percentage of long-term stay residents which developed pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are an barometer of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Good Shepherd-Fairview Home, 3.04% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a fall resulting in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Good Shepherd-Fairview Home, 2.1% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Good Shepherd-Fairview Home, 11.59% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many patients, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Good Shepherd-Fairview Home, 13.3% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are commonly used to treat patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Good Shepherd-Fairview Home, 13.2% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients demonstrating signs of depression. High levels of depression may indicate worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Shepherd-Fairview Home, 91.26% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these vaccines important for resident well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Good Shepherd-Fairview Home, 14.75% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate decline of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Good Shepherd-Fairview Home, 17.32% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Good Shepherd-Fairview Home, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is key to preserving the physical health of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Good Shepherd-Fairview Home, 17.32 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Good Shepherd-Fairview Home, 8.8 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to measure the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Good Shepherd-Fairview Home, 75.07% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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