Jefferson House is located in the large metropolitan area of Brooklyn, New York which has a total of 2,504,700 people. Sporting an overall score of A+, this facility is clearly a phenomenal facility. In addition, this facility is also located in a hospital, which can often mean the nursing home offers a wider array of medical services. This also proved to be a very consistent nursing home with consistent ratings in all four of our categories. Additional information about these categories is available below.
Updated Jan 10, 2019 by Sara Levinsohn
One John Stewart Dr,
Brooklyn NY 11201
96.53% estimated occupancy 1
Note: Data for Jefferson House has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.
On top of faring well overall, this nursing home received a nearly flawless inspection report. Therefore, it earned one of our best grades in that area with an A+. Arguably the most critical factor we consider in computing our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Places with better scores in this area most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. We weren't able to track down information on deficiency's for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
To complement its impressive performance in other areas, we gave this nursing home a grade of A for our long-term care rating. In a long-term care setting, the facility's primary goal is to keep patients healthy and safe. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate residents. This place is off the charts in this area.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning the page to our next category, we gave this nursing home a grade of A for our short-term care rating. This is a very impressive rating. In determining our short-term care grades, we analyze a nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other types of therapists. This grade is considered to be a fair measure of the nursing home's rehabilitation services. This facility excelled at the highest level in the two key staffing areas we looked at. It offered about 50% more care from physical therapists and registered nurses than the average nursing home. This is an excellent sign. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Turning to our next area, this nursing home was awarded a high-end nursing rating. In fact, we gave it an A in that area, giving this facility straight A's. When calculating a nursing home's nursing score, we consider the amount of time nurses are caring for residents and the skill levels of those nurses. This nursing home provided 5 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. This was one of the higher totals we found. In addition, we found that a significant portion of this care was provided by registered nurses, which are highly skilled nurses. In addition to providing high levels of nursing care, this nursing home also excelled in the quality measures we looked at. For example, it performed as well as any facility in the nation in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We view these areas as good measures of the caliber of nursing care offered.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.