Hamilton Place at the Pines at Whiting is one of five available nursing homes in Manchester Township, New Jersey. This facility received an overall grade of B+, which is a strong grade. Based on our analysis, this nursing home looks like a good fit for most people. If you look further down this page, you can see this place's category scores, which are also impressive.
Hamilton Place at the Pines at Whiting
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being an elite facility overall, this nursing home excelled in our inspections category, where it earned a grade of A+. Few facilities performed as well in this area. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining these inspection ratings. One key factor is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of deficiencies is arguably more important than the number of deficiencies, as some can be relatively insignificant. 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.
Adding to its profile, this facility also earned a grade of B+ for its nursing rating. This is a well above average score in this category. Nursing scores are mostly tied to a facility's nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility 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 typically be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home was awarded a strong short-term care score as well. We awarded it one of our better grades in that category with a grade of B. Our short-term care scores are based in part on a facility's quantity of skilled nursing services. This includes a broad scope of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of residents who ultimately returned home from this facility. We found that 4.3 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
The last area we analyzed is long-term care, where this nursing home was awarded a B. This facility proved to be strong across the board. Nursing homes that receive this type of grade in long-term care typically provide consistent around the clock care to make sure residents are kept in good health. After assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 87.94326 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is somewhat below what we expected but still a respectable percentage. While its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we had hoped, we were pleased to find facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Hamilton Place at the Pines at Whiting Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Hamilton Place at the Pines at Whiting, 9.57% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Hamilton Place at the Pines at Whiting, 2.57% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure measures the percent of long-term stay residents which have had a fall which caused serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls may be a sign of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Hamilton Place at the Pines at Whiting, 1.73% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections could be linked to poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Hamilton Place at the Pines at Whiting, 10.75% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure indicates the percent of long-term patients that were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in scenarios where such medications are not medically indicated. However, some nursing homes may need to rely on these drugs due to an increased number of residents with Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Hamilton Place at the Pines at Whiting, 17.5% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Hamilton Place at the Pines at Whiting, 5.81% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who are exhibiting signs of depression. Higher levels of depression could reveal worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Hamilton Place at the Pines at Whiting, 92% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines critical to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Hamilton Place at the Pines at Whiting, 10.99% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Hamilton Place at the Pines at Whiting, 14.79% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that remained mobile levels.
In Hamilton Place at the Pines at Whiting, 1.49 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Hamilton Place at the Pines at Whiting, 14.79 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Hamilton Place at the Pines at Whiting, 8.17 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Hamilton Place at the Pines at Whiting, 80.57% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some believe this is a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.
Scores for Manchester Township, NJ
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-plus
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