Jewish Home of Rochester is a very-large non-profit nursing home located in Rochester, New York. This facility is among the most impressive nursing homes we found. A grade of this caliber requires superb marks across the board. Even in a city featuring 22 nursing homes, this facility stands out as a very fine selection. One of the major highlights of this nursing home's remarkable report card is its inspection reports. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph.
Jewish Home of Rochester
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Adult Day Care
- Contracted Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Palliative Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Bariatric Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Aquatic Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. Perhaps the most critical factor we look at in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Facilities with better grades in this category typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. While this place had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means that the government inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
Contributing to its fine assessment, this facility also was awarded a strong short-term care score, with a grade of A. In the area of short-term care, we strive to assess measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. We look at a facility's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and physical therapists. Fortunately, it appear that 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. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 6.7 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home also received a top-shelf long-term care grade. Indeed, this is its third most impressive category score. In that category, this facility received a score of A. When facilities receive a grade in this range in long-term care it generally means it's well-staffed and is an overall good place to reside on a permanent basis. One of the factors we considered in addition to nursing hours was vaccines. This nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccination to 99.58376 percent of its patients. Vaccination is a reliable method to avoid unnecessary deaths and hospitalizations for the senior population. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
The fourth area we graded was nursing, where this facility was given an A-. This finished off a very strong report card. Very few facilities earned an A- or higher in each of our categories. We weighed the skill-level of nurses working for the facility, as well as the number of hours those nurses were with patients, in determining our grade in this category. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a policy of moving patients more often.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Jewish Home of Rochester Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Jewish Home of Rochester, 9.62% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic is is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who are suffering from pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a solid measure of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Jewish Home of Rochester, 3.04% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are routinely associated with poor nursing care. Better nursing care can limit the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Jewish Home of Rochester, 2.08% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often linked to worse hygiene protocols. Closer supervision reduces the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Keep in mind that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Jewish Home of Rochester, 11.61% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are given to residents for a variety of medical conditions, including cognitive disorders. Sadly, in some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Jewish Home of Rochester, 13.28% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Jewish Home of Rochester, 13.6% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay residents showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Jewish Home of Rochester, 91.89% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Jewish Home of Rochester, 14.66% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and using the bathroom. Many in the industry argue that this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Jewish Home of Rochester, 18.82% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that remained mobile levels. Some experts would argue that mobility is vital to patients mental and physical well-being.
In Jewish Home of Rochester, 1.2 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Jewish Home of Rochester, 18.82 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Jewish Home of Rochester, 8.77 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Jewish Home of Rochester, 74.71% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percentage of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements.
Scores for Rochester, NY
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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