Leisure Park Health Center is a small facility located in Lakewood, New Jersey. With an overall score of A, this is clearly an elite facility. In fact, this nursing home has the distinction of being one of the 100 best nursing homes in New Jersey. This is an impressive feat in a state with a long list of high-end facilities. One of the best aspects of this facility's stellar profile is its inspection rating. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section.
Leisure Park Health Center
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Aug 1, 2021 by Nick Reese
1400 Route 70,
Lakewood NJ 08701
61.83% estimated occupancy 1
Note: Data for Leisure Park Health Center has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Best Nursing Home in Lakewood, New Jersey Awards 2021
On top of performing well overall, this nursing home also received a nearly flawless inspection report. As a result, it earned one of our best grades in that area with an A+. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this place had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
We also would like to point out the fact that this facility was awarded a strong score of A in our short-term care category. Our short-term care grade is often employed to score a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation. In order to offer highly scored rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to provide better levels of highly skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other licensed professionals. It doesn't appear that this facility submitted information on registered nurse or physical therapist staffing. Lastly, we considered the percentage of patients that who were able to eventually return home from this facility. We found that 7.5 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
We also wanted to alert you to the fact that this facility was given an impressive grade of A in our long-term care area. In a long-term care setting, the facility's primary objective is to maintain patients' quality of life and keep them safe. Once we assessed the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 93.89313 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is slightly lower than we expected but still a decent figure. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.03 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
The last category we analyzed is nursing. We awarded this facility an acceptable grade in that category, with a B-. Even though this isn't as dominant as many of this nursing home's other grades, it is still not the end of the world. There are many criteria within this area. Many of the data points relate to the quantity and quality of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages just 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low figure. Finally, our nursing ratings also consider quality-based assessments, such as preventing major falls. Despite not having the highest total nursing hours, this place actually performed admirably in the metric of preventing major falls. This is typically an indicator that a facility has sufficient quality controls in place. Many falls could be avoided if a facility provides enough nurses to assist its residents.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Leisure Park Health Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Leisure Park Health Center, 8.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure measures the percentage of long-term residents who suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are an indicator of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Leisure Park Health Center, 2.79% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a fall which resulted in major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Leisure Park Health Center, 1.44% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely linked to facilities with worst hygiene practices. Better hygiene protocols minimizes the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. We want to point out that this statistic is affected by by the fact that facilities have varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Leisure Park Health Center, 10.1% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. These medications may be used to treat a variety of medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Leisure Park Health Center, 17.29% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure indicates the percent of long-term care patients who are administered antianxiety drugs. These drugs are given to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Leisure Park Health Center, 6.37% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients exhibiting depressive symptoms. Many in the industry believe this is a reliable measure of resident quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Leisure Park Health Center, 89.73% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Leisure Park Health Center, 10.05% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Leisure Park Health Center, 10.04% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Leisure Park Health Center, 1.88 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Leisure Park Health Center, 10.04 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Leisure Park Health Center, 9.47 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Leisure Park Health Center, 81.82% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percent of short-term residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts would argue that this is a measure of rehabilitation services.
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