Peace Care St Ann's is one of five facilities located in Jersey City, New Jersey. It looks like this nursing home is among the higher-graded facilities we assessed. A score of this caliber requires first-rate scores across the board. Indeed, we were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it as one of the three highest graded nursing homes in Jersey City. The best part of this facility's strong report card was its inspection reports. We discuss inspections in the next section
Peace Care St Ann's
- 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 Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Oncology Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well overall, this nursing home received a nearly flawless inspection report. Therefore, it earned one of our best scores in that area with a grade of A+. Inspection scores are tied to many datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this category tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This place was hit with 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe deficiencies. This indicates that CMS didn't consider any of the deficiencies to be an imminent threat to patient safety or health. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe made us feel better about this inspection report.
Short-term Care Quality
Among its many high-end grades, this facility was awarded an excellent short-term care grade. In fact, it received a grade of A in this area. In calculating our short-term care scores, we scrutinize a facility's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. This category is often a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last metric we looked at in this area is the percentage of residents who who were able to eventually return home from the nursing home. We found that 5.8 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
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This facility received a very good nursing grade this year as well. It received one of our better scores in that category with a grade of B+. Nursing ratings are based in large part on nurse staffing levels. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place New Jersey in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as having a protocol of moving a resident more frequently.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we rated was long-term care, in which this nursing home was awarded a grade of B-. While this proved to be its poorest category grade, this is nevertheless not a bad grade. In the category of long-term care, we assess the quantity of care offered by a facility, as opposed to more sophisticated services. Once we assessed the amount of care provided by nurses, we next considered the facility's vaccination records. We were pleased to learn that this nursing home vaccinates 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia. This place keeps its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Peace Care St Ann's Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Peace Care St Ann's, 9.57% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Peace Care St Ann's, 2.57% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Falls are routinely the result of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Peace Care St Ann's, 1.73% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely linked to worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this metric can be skewed for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Peace Care St Ann's, 10.75% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to residents for many medical conditions, including dementia. Unfortunately, in some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Peace Care St Ann's, 17.5% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are generally given to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Peace Care St Ann's, 5.81% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. Increased rates of depression may imply lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Peace Care St Ann's, 92% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines critical to patient well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Peace Care St Ann's, 10.99% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Peace Care St Ann's, 14.79% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term residents who retained mobility levels.
In Peace Care St Ann's, 1.49 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is important to preserving the physical health of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Peace Care St Ann's, 14.79 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Peace Care St Ann's, 8.17 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the overall quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Peace Care St Ann's, 80.57% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term care residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with ADL's usually correlates with successful rehabilitation.
Scores for Jersey City, NJ
- Overall Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-plus
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