Oneida Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing is in Utica, New York, a city with a population of 71,803 people. This is a fine nursing home. We gave it an overall grade of B, which is a respectable rating. With no A rated facilities in the city, this proved to be the best facility in Utica. This place's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection score, which you can find in the next paragraph.
Oneida Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing
- Nursing Home
- Adult Day Care
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall performance, we gave this nursing home an A- for the area of inspections. Our inspection grades are tied to datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this area tend to have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This place received 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none were considered to be major deficiencies. This indicates that CMS didn't consider any of these deficiencies to pose an immediate risk to patient health or safety. A couple minor deficiencies are not necessarily the end of the world.
Long-term Care Quality
Contributing to this facility's list of achievements, it also was awarded a high-end long-term care grade. We gave them a strong grade of A- in this category. Nursing homes that excel in long-term care typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. Once we assessed the amount of nursing care, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia is often a life threatening condition for nursing home patients so we strongly prefer when a facility doesn't leave its residents vulnerable. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home is also above average in the area of short-term care, where it was awarded a score of B. It outperformed most facilities in this area. Our short-term care grade is generally employed to assess a facility's rehabilitation services In order to provide quality rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to offer higher levels of skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other highly skilled individuals. We were not able to locate registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this facility. Lastly, we considered the percentage of residents 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.
The last area we looked at was nursing. We awarded this facility a C in this area. Our nursing rating is based on a handful of subcategories, however, the primary consideration is the number of nurse hours per patient per week. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per patient per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures. Although this place got dinged a bit for nursing hours per resident, it excelled in some of these quality-based measures. With fewer than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it fared well in this subcategory. This is generally an indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as having a policy of turning a resident at least once a day.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Oneida Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Oneida Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, 9.58% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term residents who developed new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are an indicator of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Oneida Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, 3.04% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients that experienced falls which resulted in major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be a sign of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Oneida Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, 2.1% of Patients had UTIs
This metric indicates the percentage of long-term residents which have experienced UTI's. UTI's may be a sign of poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this datapoint could also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Oneida Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, 11.59% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to residents for a variety of medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Unfortunately, in some cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Oneida Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, 13.3% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term stay residents which were administered antianxiety drugs. These drugs are generally used to treat residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Oneida Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, 13.2% of Patients
This is the percent of patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Oneida Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, 91.26% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines critical to patient well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Oneida Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, 14.75% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Oneida Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, 17.32% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients that were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Oneida Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Oneida Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, 17.32 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Oneida Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, 8.8 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Oneida Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, 75.07% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Scores for Utica, NY
- Overall Rating has a grade of C
- Nurse Rating has a grade of D
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of D
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
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