Mcauley Residence is a large non-profit facility located in Buffalo, New York. This nursing home turns out to be a grade A facility, which is a phenomenal rating. Even in a city of 20 other nursing homes, this nursing home is appealing. This nursing home also received impressive ratings in all four of our categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well overall, this facility received a nearly flawless inspection report. Consequently, it received one of our best scores in that category with an A+. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in calculating these inspection scores. One key factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these can be relatively minor. Although this place had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were serious based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
We also wanted to alert you to the fact that this nursing home performed well in our short-term care rating. We awarded them a dominant grade of A+ in this category. In the category of short-term care, we seek to assess indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. We look at a nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses and physical therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final metric we looked at in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 6.3 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
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Long-term Care Quality
The next area we looked at was long-term care. Contributing to its strong resume, this nursing home also performed well in this category. In fact, we gave it a of A- for the area. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. On top of looking at the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 96.19883 percent of its patients, which is more than the vast majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
In the last area, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our nursing score. This finished off an elite profile. Nursing scores are mostly based on a facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Mcauley Residence Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Mcauley Residence, 9.62% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Mcauley Residence, 3.04% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents who suffered from a fall leading to serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Mcauley Residence, 2.08% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents who experienced a UTI. UTI's may be an indication of poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this statistic could be misleading for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Mcauley Residence, 11.61% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are given to residents for many conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Unfortunately, in limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Mcauley Residence, 13.28% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are given to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Mcauley Residence, 13.6% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who are exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Mcauley Residence, 91.89% of Patients
This is the percent of residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Mcauley Residence, 14.66% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Mcauley Residence, 18.82% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term care residents who were able to retain mobility.
In Mcauley Residence, 1.2 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is important to maintaining the physical well-being of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Mcauley Residence, 18.82 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Mcauley Residence, 8.77 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Mcauley Residence, 74.71% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements.
Scores for Buffalo, NY
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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