One John Stewart Dr, Brooklyn NY 11201 · (860) 667-4453 · 96.53% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Jan 10, 2019 · By Sara Levinsohn
Jefferson House is an average-sized hospital-based facility located in Brooklyn, New York. With an overall grade of A+, this nursing home is among the most impressive nursing homes we assessed. Brooklyn offers a variety of nursing homes, however, we doubt you will need to look at too many others. This one looks like a first-rate option. Keep reading to find this nursing home's category grades, which also impressed us. You just can't do much better than a straight A profile.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 : 104 Beds
For profit - Corporation
On top of performing well overall, this facility also received nearly flawless government inspections. As a result, it earned one of our highest grades in that category with an A+. Our inspection ratings are tied to many items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this area have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. We weren't able to find deficiency counts 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 dominant accomplishments in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for its long-term care score. Facilities that receive this kind of score in this category tend to provide consistent around the clock care to make sure residents are well cared for. This facility is head and heels above most nursing homes in this area.
Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for that category. Nursing grades are primarily associated with the facility's level of nurse staffing. This place boasts a really impressive 5 hours of nursing care per patient daily, of which a significant percentage was provided by registered nurses. This is one of the most highly trained levels of nurses. On top of offering impressive levels of nursing care, this nursing home also excelled in the quality-based metrics we looked at. By way of illustration, it performed as well as any nursing home in the state when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We look at these metrics as reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care offered.
Short-term Care Quality
Switching gears to our fourth area, this nursing home was given an extremely favorable short-term care rating. We gave it an A in that category, resulting in this facility receiving straight A's. Our short-term care grades are arguably more critical for individuals requiring a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically mandates additional skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes not only nursing, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. This facility is the gold standard when it comes to skilled nursing staffing. In fact, it provided approximately 50% more registered nurse and physical therapist hours per patient than the typical facility. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients who returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
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