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Peace Care St Joseph's

  • Nursing Home

Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: ASep 20: A-Oct 20: AJan 21: AFeb 21: AMar 21: AApr 21: A-May 21: A-Jun 21: A-Jul 21: A-Aug 21: A-Sep 21: A-Oct 21: A-Nov 21: A-Jan 22: A-Feb 22: A-Mar 22: A-Apr 22: AMay 22: AJun 22: A
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Peace Care St Joseph's's website

537 Pavonia Avenue,
Jersey City NJ 07306

(201) 653-8300

76.69% estimated occupancy 1

Peace Care St Joseph's is in Jersey City, New Jersey. This city has a total of 247,530 people. We awarded this facility an overall score of A, which is a very strong score. As a matter of fact, it proved to be the number one rated facility in Jersey City. Based on our ratings, this place is simply as good as it gets. Headlining this nursing home's remarkable report card is its inspection score, which you can find in the next paragraph.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Speech Therapy
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Pain Management

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Our inspection scores are tied to many items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this category have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Amazingly, this was one of the few nursing homes in the country that had no deficiencies whatsoever on its inspection report. This is very impressive. You really can't go wrong with a deficiency-free inspection report.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A

Adding to its superb profile, this nursing home also excelled in our short-term care area. In fact, we gave it a grade of A for the category. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we assess a nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other types of therapists. This rating is typically a fair measure of a facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the number of residents who ultimately were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 5.8 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-minus

Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A-. When computing a facility's nursing grade, we consider the quantity of hours nurses are with patients as well as the level of licensure of those nurses. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

Switching gears to our final category, this facility also performed admirably in our long-term care category. We gave it a B+ for this category. This completed a very impressive report card. Nursing homes that do well in this category typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. On top of considering the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 99.63768 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents out of the hospital. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jul 22

Peace Care St Joseph's Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: C

In Peace Care St Joseph's, 9.57% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percent of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to remaining in the same position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A

In Peace Care St Joseph's, 2.57% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percentage of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are routinely linked to lower quality nursing care. Closer supervision can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A+

In Peace Care St Joseph's, 1.73% of Patients had UTIs

This indicates the percent of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to inadequate hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Peace Care St Joseph's, 10.75% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A

In Peace Care St Joseph's, 17.5% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percent of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are given to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A-minus

In Peace Care St Joseph's, 5.81% of Patients

This indicates the percent of patients demonstrating symptoms of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-plus

In Peace Care St Joseph's, 92% of Patients

This indicates the percentage of patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B

In Peace Care St Joseph's, 10.99% Percentage of Patients

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and taking a bath. Some argue this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Peace Care St Joseph's, 14.79% Percentage of Residents

This tells you the percentage of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Peace Care St Joseph's, 1.49 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Peace Care St Joseph's, 14.79 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

Measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A

In Peace Care St Joseph's, 8.17 Percentage of Patients

This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the overall quality of nursing home care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-minus

In Peace Care St Joseph's, 80.57% Percentage of Resident

This tells you the percentage of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.

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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