New England Sinai Hospital Transitional Care Unit
150 York Street, Stoughton MA 02072 · (781) 344-0600 · 198.09% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Nick Lata
New England Sinai Hospital Transitional Care Unit is a very-small hospital-based facility located in Stoughton, Massachusetts. We awarded this nursing home an overall grade of B-. A grade of this caliber requires some decent marks. Based on all of the relevant data, there are definitely much worse facilities out there. The best part of this facility's profile is its stellar inspection reports. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph.
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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
We want to point out that this nursing home outperformed its overall grade 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 best grades in this area with an A+. Our inspection scores are based on many pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this category have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. We were not able to locate deficiency data for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
We also awarded this nursing home a positive score in long-term care. This facility earned a B+ in this area, which happens to be one of our higher scores. Long-term care ratings in this range generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. Based on the long-term care metrics we found for this nursing home, you could certainly do much worse than this place.
Short-term Care Quality
The next highest category we gave this facility in any area came in the category of short-term care, where we gave it a B-. Short-term care grades are often used to measure a nursing home's rehabilitation services In order to offer highly graded rehabilitation services, facilities generally must offer better levels of highly skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other highly trained professionals. One of this nursing home's strength is that it offers more hours of care from registered nurses to its residents. Finally, we assessed the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home. At most nursing homes, about half of their residents are able to return home so this place is below average.
Turning to the fourth area, we awarded this facility a D in the area of nursing. This is the nursing home's weakest category rating. Naturally, this score hurt the facility's overall grade a bit. Nursing scores are primarily based on the facility's nurse staffing. This facility offered just 2.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is not a very impressive figure. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in calculating our nursing grades. This nursing home fared well in the area of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these metrics to be reliable measures of the quality of nursing care.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
New England Sinai Hospital Transitional Care Unit Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
This tells you the percent of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better