Hillside Manor Rehab & Extended Care Center is a senior living facility located in Jamaica, New York. This city has a population of 224,445 people. With an overall score of B, it is actually one of the three highest graded facilities in the city. You could certainly do much worse than this nursing home. Fortunately, this place did not have any poor grades in any of the four major categories. More information about these categories is available below.
Hillside Manor Rehab & Extended Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Partnership
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this nursing home had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G through L. This tells you CMS didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Another one of this facility's quality category scores came in the area of long-term care. We awarded them one of our more positive scores in that category, with a score of B. Nursing homes that receive this kind of grade in long-term care typically provide consistent around the clock care to ensure residents are well cared for. After we finished assessing the volume of care provided by nurses, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 99.3346 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia sadly can be a life or death ailment for nursing home residents so we prefer when a nursing home does not take any chances. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next category we assessed was short-term care. In that area, we gave this facility a solid grade of B-. Our short-term care grades are thought to be more meaningful for patients in need of rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation typically utilizes higher levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes not merely nursing, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of patients who ultimately returned home from this nursing home. We found that 5.2 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was actually quite a bit below average.
The next area we scored is nursing. We awarded this facility a C in this area. Nursing grades are tied to quality and quantity of nursing care. This place provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient per day. This is a low total compared with most other facilities. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this facility actually fared better in some of the quality measures we assessed. It performed well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Hillside Manor Rehab & Extended Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Hillside Manor Rehab & Extended Care Center, 9.58% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Hillside Manor Rehab & Extended Care Center, 3.04% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents who suffered a fall which caused severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Hillside Manor Rehab & Extended Care Center, 2.1% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of long-term care residents which experienced a urinary tract infection. Although more of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it is problematic to compare different nursing homes due to facilities having varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Hillside Manor Rehab & Extended Care Center, 11.59% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Hillside Manor Rehab & Extended Care Center, 13.3% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure indicates the percentage of long-term care residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Hillside Manor Rehab & Extended Care Center, 13.2% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Hillside Manor Rehab & Extended Care Center, 91.26% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Hillside Manor Rehab & Extended Care Center, 14.75% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's could be a sign of erosion of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Hillside Manor Rehab & Extended Care Center, 17.32% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percentage of long-term care residents who remained mobile levels. Many would argue that the ability to move around is critical to patients physical and mental well-being.
In Hillside Manor Rehab & Extended Care Center, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Hillside Manor Rehab & Extended Care Center, 17.32 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Hillside Manor Rehab & Extended Care Center, 8.8 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Hillside Manor Rehab & Extended Care Center, 75.07% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Scores for Jamaica, NY
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-plus
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