ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation (Jersey Shore) is an average-sized facility located in Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania. We awarded this nursing home an overall grade of C. A grade of this caliber requires some respectable scores. In our view, this nursing home ought to be a solid choice for quite a few people. Finally, this facility had an ownership change in the last year, so we'll have to see if that has any effect on its grades in the coming year.
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ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation (Jersey Shore)
- Nursing Home
Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
Please note our records indicate that ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation (Jersey Shore) has changed ownership recently and while our data on this page is up-to-date there is a chance that the quality of this facility may change under new management.
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
We want to point out that this facility really outperformed its overall score in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless government inspection report this year. As a result, we gave it one of our highest scores in that category with a grade of A. Inspection ratings are tied to several items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this area have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This nursing home was assessed 6 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered severe. This indicates that the inspectors didn't deem any of these deficiencies to cause an imminent threat to patient safety or health. A couple of minor deficiencies shouldn't lead you to cross a nursing home off your list.
This nursing home's nursing grade appears to be one of its better features. The facility received a grade of C in this category. Nursing grades are mostly tied to the facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this place surprisingly excelled in some of the quality-based metrics we assessed. In fact, it performed well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
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Short-term Care Quality
Unfortunately, this facility's next best category is short-term care. However, with a grade of D in this area, it still fared somewhat badly. Our short-term care grade is commonly employed to grade a facility's performance with rehabilitation To provide highly scored rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must offer better levels of highly skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other licensed professionals. With its grade in this area, we weren't stunned to discover that this place is well below average in terms of the number of physical therapy and registered nurse hours offered to its residents based on the metrics we looked at. Honestly, this was what we expected here. Lastly, we assessed the number of residents who ultimately returned home from this facility. This facility didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 4.2 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
Moving on to our next category, we gave this facility a D in our long-term care category. This is the facility's worst category rating. When nursing homes receive a grade in this range in this category it generally means the nursing home didn't perform well in our quality measures relating to resident care. After we finished assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination record. Frankly, we were a bit bothered by the fact that this nursing home vaccinated only 90.53628 percent of its residents for pneumonia. To our surprise, this place was actually able to limit hospitalizations. With just 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this nursing home had fewer hospitalizations than the average nursing home. This is its best feature in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation (Jersey Shore) Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation (Jersey Shore), 6.05% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation (Jersey Shore), 8.2% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision. Closer supervision can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation (Jersey Shore), 6.73% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of long-term care patients that suffered from a UTI. While more infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's hygiene protocols, it can be problematic to compare between facilities due to varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation (Jersey Shore), 25.66% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are administered to patients for a variety of conditions, such as dementia. Tragically, in limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation (Jersey Shore), 23.36% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are given to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation (Jersey Shore), 3.09% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation (Jersey Shore), 94.67% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines critical to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation (Jersey Shore), 13.29% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and bathing. Some experts argue this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation (Jersey Shore), 17.28% of Residents
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that maintained mobility. Some would argue that mobility is vital to residents' mental and physical health.
In ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation (Jersey Shore), 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation (Jersey Shore), 17.28% of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation (Jersey Shore), 8.17% of Patients
This metric measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to assess patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation (Jersey Shore), 90.16% of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with activities of daily living usually correlates with better rehabilitation services.
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