Located in Quincy, Massachusetts, Hancock Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is one of five available facilities in the city. This nursing home received an A- overall, which is one of our best grades. We were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it in the top fifth of all facilities in the United States. Keep reading to see this nursing home's category grades, which are also impressive. It would be hard to find any major flaws in this place's profile.
Hancock Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Oncology Care
- Colostomy Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
On top of receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home also earned an excellent short-term care score, with an A. In our short-term care rating, we attempt to forge a valuable measure for rehabilitation. In this process, we look at a facility's levels of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the percentage of residents that were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 6.2 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. There are quite a few criteria included in this area. Many of these datapoints reflect levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in the area of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Long-term Care Quality
We also want to alert you to the fact that this facility received an elite grade of A- in our long-term care area. Facilities that receive this type of score in this category tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure patients are kept in good health. On top of looking at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia sadly can be a life threatening illness for nursing home residents so we strongly prefer when a nursing home doesn't take any chances. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Finally, we also gave this nursing home a B for our inspections category. This facility didn't have any glaring weaknesses. Inspection scores are tied to many pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this category 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. 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.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Hancock Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Hancock Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 6.44% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Hancock Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 3.62% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of long-term residents who suffered falls resulting in severe injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be an indication of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Hancock Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 2.45% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Hancock Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 18.96% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of long-term stay residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Hancock Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 18.8% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Hancock Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 1.95% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents exhibiting signs of depression. Many argue this is a reasonable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Hancock Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 91.63% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these vaccines indispensable.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Hancock Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 15.18% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Hancock Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 19.01% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Hancock Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Hancock Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 19.01 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Hancock Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 10.9 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Hancock Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 71.03% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with activities of daily living generally correlates with successful rehabilitation services.
Scores for Quincy, MA
- Overall Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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