John J Kane Regional Center-Regional Office is a very-large government-owned nursing home in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This facility is ranked among the highest-graded nursing homes we assessed. A score in this range requires superb scores across the board. Pittsburgh features a slew of nursing homes, but we doubt you will need to check out too many others. This one is a very fine option. Headlining this place's exemplary report card is its inspection rating, which you can find in the next paragraph.
John J Kane Regional Center-Regional Office
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - County
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a strong nursing home overall, it also received A+ inspections in recent years. Its inspections are virtually perfect. Inspection scores are tied to several pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this area tend to have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Although this nursing home had some deficiencies on its report, none were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
We also wanted to alert you to the fact that this facility was given a high-end grade of A- in our long-term care category. In a long-term care environment, the facility's primary objective is to keep patients healthy and safe. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate residents. After considering the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 92.975975 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is a bit lower than we were hoping for but still a decent figure. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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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. There are numerous datapoints included in this grade. Many of the criteria relate to nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last category we analyzed, this nursing home was given a very favorable grade of A- in our short-term care category. With this grade, the nursing home wrapped up a straight A report card. In computing our short-term care scores, we analyze a nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. This score is frequently a reliable measure of a facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last statistic we considered in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
John J Kane Regional Center-Regional Office Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In John J Kane Regional Center-Regional Office, 7.59% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In John J Kane Regional Center-Regional Office, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a fall which resulted in major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In John J Kane Regional Center-Regional Office, 1.9% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely the result of poor nursing care. More frequent bathing minimizes the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Keep in mind that this metric is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In John J Kane Regional Center-Regional Office, 15.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many patients, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In John J Kane Regional Center-Regional Office, 19.74% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In John J Kane Regional Center-Regional Office, 3.12% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who are showing symptoms of depression. Some experts argue that this is a reliable measure of resident quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In John J Kane Regional Center-Regional Office, 88.22% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In John J Kane Regional Center-Regional Office, 14.84% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In John J Kane Regional Center-Regional Office, 21.64% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients that retained mobility levels. Some believe that the ability to move around is vital to patients physical and mental health.
In John J Kane Regional Center-Regional Office, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In John J Kane Regional Center-Regional Office, 21.64 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In John J Kane Regional Center-Regional Office, 8.92 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In John J Kane Regional Center-Regional Office, 72.59% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Scores for Pittsburgh, PA
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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