Northern Metropolitan Res Health Care Facility is a facility located in Monsey, New York, which has 38,917 people. This nursing home received an overall grade of B+, which is very good grade. This place truly has plenty going for it. This place was better in some categories than others, but it did not have any bad scores in any of our major categories discussed below. More information about these categories can be found below.
Northern Metropolitan Res Health Care Facility
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
225 Maple Avenue,
Monsey NY 10952
97.16% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. These inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a 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
An additional quality feature for this facility is that it received a very positive long-term care grade. Indeed, this ended up being its second best category grade. In that category, we gave this facility a B+. Facilities that receive this type of grade in this category typically provide consistent around the clock care to ensure residents are kept in good health. One of the statistics we considered on top of nurse's aid hours is vaccines. This nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccination to 89.058525 percent of its patients. Fortunately, this place was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 1.14 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a significantly lower hospitalization rate than the average nursing home.
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Next, we looked at the nursing category where we awarded this nursing home a grade of B-. This facility didn't perform quite as well in this category as it did in some other categories. Nevertheless, this is still a respectable score. The nursing grade is based on several datapoints. The most heavily weighted factor is the number of hours nurses spend with patients. This nursing home provides 3.8 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also considered some quality-based measures. This nursing home performed well in some of the quality-based metrics we looked at. For example, in terms of the percentage of its residents suffering from pressure ulcers, this place outpaced the national average. This is generally a reliable indicator that a nursing home has quality controls in place. Pressure ulcers can often be prevented with better nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
The next category we rated is short-term care. We awarded this nursing home an acceptable grade in this category, with a grade of C. Although this was not as strong as a few of this nursing home's other grades, it is nevertheless not a major area of concern. In the category of short-term care, we seek to qualify measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. We analyze the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. This place is above the national average in terms of its level of both physical therapy and registered nurse hours provided to its residents. The final statistic we considered in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that just 39.2 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home, which is actually below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Northern Metropolitan Res Health Care Facility Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Northern Metropolitan Res Health Care Facility, 9.64% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents that suffered from pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are an measure of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Northern Metropolitan Res Health Care Facility, 3.1% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Falls are routinely caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Northern Metropolitan Res Health Care Facility, 2.09% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic gauges the percent of long-term residents who suffered from a UTI. While more infections may reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it is problematic to compare between nursing homes due to differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Northern Metropolitan Res Health Care Facility, 11.62% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term care patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Northern Metropolitan Res Health Care Facility, 13.11% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents who were administered antianxiety medication. These medications are given to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Northern Metropolitan Res Health Care Facility, 13.02% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Northern Metropolitan Res Health Care Facility, 92.45% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Northern Metropolitan Res Health Care Facility, 14.69% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Northern Metropolitan Res Health Care Facility, 18.9% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who remained mobile levels. Some believe that mobility is vital to residents' physical and mental well-being.
In Northern Metropolitan Res Health Care Facility, 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.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Northern Metropolitan Res Health Care Facility, 18.9 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Northern Metropolitan Res Health Care Facility, 8.78 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. There is a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Northern Metropolitan Res Health Care Facility, 74.53% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements.
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