Holy Cross Health Center is a small non-profit nursing home located in Manchester, New Hampshire. Sporting an overall grade of A+, this nursing home is among the highest graded nursing homes in Manchester. This is impressive given that the city has some quality facilities. Based on our ratings, this nursing home is just about as as good as it gets. As you can find below, this place performed just as well in our category grades. In fact, we gave it straight A's!
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Holy Cross Health Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Church related
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
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Top Nursing Home in New Hampshire Awards 2019
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well overall, this nursing home also received nearly flawless government inspections. Consequently, it earned one of our best grades in that area with an A+. Our inspection ratings account for several factors included in a nursing home's inspection report. One key criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better grades in this area tend to have few of these severe deficiencies. We were not able to locate deficiency data for this facility. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also was awarded an A+ long-term care grade, rendering it one of the few nursing homes to receive multiple A+ category grades. Long-term care ratings of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. One of the criteria we considered after nursing hours is vaccinations. This nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccine to 97.89474 percent of its patients. Vaccination is a great way to avoid negative health outcomes for the elderly population. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients 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.
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This nursing home also received an A+ for its nursing grade. Our nursing grade is mostly associated with a nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics 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 place the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as having a policy of turning residents more frequently.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning to the final area, this nursing home was given a high-end short-term care rating. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in this category, resulting in this facility receiving straight A's. In computing these short-term care scores, we quantify the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our purpose is to create a measure for comparing the rehabilitation services of various facilities. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final item we considered in this category is the percentage of residents who ultimately returned home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Holy Cross Health Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Holy Cross Health Center, 0% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely caused by patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can limit the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Holy Cross Health Center, 7.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients who have had a fall which caused major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Holy Cross Health Center, 4.35% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic measures the percentage of long-term residents that suffered from urinary tract infections. While more infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's hygiene protocols, it is problematic to compare between facilities due to reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Holy Cross Health Center, 20% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are used to treat a variety of medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Holy Cross Health Center, 24.47% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who are prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are typically prescribed to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Holy Cross Health Center, 7.69% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Holy Cross Health Center, 98.95% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term residents that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Holy Cross Health Center, 21.35% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Holy Cross Health Center, 17.59% of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients who maintained mobility. Some experts would argue that mobility is important for patients health.
In Holy Cross Health Center, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Holy Cross Health Center, 17.59% of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Scores for Manchester, NH
- Overall Rating has a grade of A
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of A
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-plus
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