Located in Port Chester, New York, King Street Home is one of a mere two available facilities there. This proved to be an A rated facility. This facility received one of the most impressive ratings that we offer. A grade in this range requires first-rate scores across the board. As far as we can see, this facility should be a no brainer for most people. Keep reading to see this facility's category ratings, which are also quite good. It is hard to poke holes in this facility's profile.
King Street Home
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
787 King Street,
Port Chester NY 10573
58% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its favorable overall score, we gave this place a grade of A+ for inspections. Inspection grades are based on datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this category have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Fortunately, although this nursing home had a few minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are found in categories G through L. This means CMS did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home also received a fine long-term care grade. In fact, this turned out to be this nursing home's second most impressive category grade. In that area, this facility received a score of A. Long-term care ratings of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. This facility's vaccination records were not as strong as its nursing hours data. It provided the pneumonia vaccine to just 45.614037 percent of its patients. We'd like to see some improvement herein this statistic next year. This facility also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had just 1.38 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days.
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Short-term Care Quality
Moving on our next area, we awarded this facility a score of A- for its short-term care grade. This is a dominant grade. In our short-term care category, we seek to forge a valuable measure for rehabilitation services. In this process, we assess the nursing home's level of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. This nursing home boosted its score in this category by offering more than 50% more physical therapy hours to its residents than the average facility. The final metric we looked at in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We found that it performed as well as just about any nursing home in New York in this area with 61.8 percent of its residents returning home. Unfortunately, at most nursing homes, fewer than half of their short-term residents are able to return home.
In our last category, this facility also received a first-rate nursing grade, with a B+. This completed a very strong report card. Our nursing score focuses on the facility's level of nurse staffing. We weigh both the levels of training of those nurses and the number of hours spent with patients. With 4.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day, this nursing home surpassed the overwhelming majority of facilities. Finally, this place was also above average in each of the major quality-based metrics we assessed in this category. For example, it performed well in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. These areas are generally reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
King Street Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In King Street Home, 9.64% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who developed pressure ulcers or bed sores. We consider this statistic when determining both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In King Street Home, 3.1% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents which have had a fall which resulted in severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls may be an indicator of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In King Street Home, 2.09% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely linked to a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this datapoint may also be misleading for some facilities due to different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In King Street Home, 11.62% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term stay residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In King Street Home, 13.11% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In King Street Home, 13.02% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms. Some believe this is a reliable measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In King Street Home, 92.45% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In King Street Home, 14.69% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and taking a bath. Some would argue this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In King Street Home, 18.9% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
In King Street Home, 1.2 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In King Street Home, 18.9 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In King Street Home, 8.78 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In King Street Home, 74.53% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of independence with activities of daily living usually correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.
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