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Riverside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

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Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
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Riverside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center's website

325 Jersey Street,
Trenton NJ 08611

(609) 394-3400

95.26% estimated occupancy 1

Riverside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is a large nursing home located in Trenton, New Jersey. We gave this nursing home an A- overall grade, ranking it in the top third of all facilities in the country. Even in a city offering 11 other nursing homes, this nursing home stood out. As you can see below, this place also performed well in our category grades. It would be hard to find any major flaws in this nursing home's profile.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Limited Liability company
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Medication Management
  • Speech Therapy
  • Dentistry
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Mental Health
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Laboratory
  • Optometry
  • Audiology

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A

On top of earning a quality overall grade, this nursing home also earned excellent government inspections in recent years. We awarded it one of our best scores in that area, with an A. Inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Fortunately, although this nursing home had some minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you that the government inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. The fact that the deficiencies were relatively minor leaves us less concerned with this inspection report.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-minus

Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- for that category. Nursing ratings are largely based on a facility's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B

This facility also received a strong short-term care score. In fact, we awarded it an above average score of B in this area. Short-term care scores are based on a nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This includes a wide scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. We were not able to track down information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. 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 facility's patients returned home.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B

The final area we analyzed is long-term care. In that area, we gave this nursing home an above average grade of B. Long-term care ratings of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. In addition to considering the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 95.17242 percent of its patients, which is higher than most nursing homes. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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

Riverside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-plus

In Riverside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 9.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term stay residents that have new or worsened pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a solid measure of nursing care quality.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A

In Riverside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 2.53% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percentage of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are routinely caused by lower levels of patient supervision. Additional nurse staffing minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A+

In Riverside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 1.65% of Patients had UTIs

This statistic indicates the percent of long-term patients that experienced urinary tract infections. Although a higher rate of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it can be problematic to compare between nursing homes due to nursing homes having inconsistent reporting standards.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-minus

In Riverside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 10.6% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term patients taking antipsychotic drugs. 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 cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-minus

In Riverside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 17.42% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are generally used to treat patients experiencing depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: D

In Riverside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 5.95% of Patients

This tells you the percent of residents who are exhibiting signs of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-minus

In Riverside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 91.97% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these vaccines critical to patient health.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A-plus

In Riverside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 10.68% Percentage of Patients

This indicates the percent of patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: F

In Riverside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 12.9% Percentage of Residents

This tells you the percent of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: D

In Riverside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 1.68 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the overall quality of care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A-plus

In Riverside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 12.9 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

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

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: F

In Riverside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 8.37 Percentage of Patients

This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to assess short-term care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: A

In Riverside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 80.92% Percentage of Resident

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts believe this is a reasonable measure of rehabilitation services.

Scores for Trenton, NJ

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of A

Looking for more options? Trenton, New Jersey has 10 other nursing homes

Nearby Hospitals

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  • Nazareth HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 18.41 miles away2601 Holme Ave Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19152Voluntary non-profit - Private(215) 335-6000
  • Holy Redeemer Hospital and Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 18.55 miles away1648 Huntingdon Pike Jenkintown Pennsylvania 19046Voluntary non-profit - Church(215) 947-3000
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Nearby Dialysis

  • H. Fuld Capital Health1.24 miles awayDialysis Unit 750 Brunswick Ave Trenton New Jersey 08638CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 31 (609) 394-6000
  • Davita Renal Center Hamilton1.82 miles away1013 Whitehorse Avenue Trenton New Jersey 08610Dialysis Stations: 19 (609) 438-3002
  • Davita Renal Ctr Trenton2.16 miles awayC/O St. Francis Hospital 601 Hamilton Ave 1st Floor Trenton New Jersey 08629Dialysis Stations: 18 (609) 393-2388
  • Fmc Trenton2.42 miles away40 Fuld Street 1st Floor Trenton New Jersey 08638CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 28 (609) 394-5104
  • Physicians Dialysis Lawrenceville3.21 miles away1840 Princeton Avenue Lawrence Township New Jersey 08648CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 18 (609) 278-0999
  • Fmc Ewing4.07 miles away1962 North Olden Avenue Trenton New Jersey 08618CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (609) 671-1600
  • Fmc Hamilton Square4.1 miles awayTwo Hamilton Health Place Trenton New Jersey 08690CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (609) 689-9260
  • Fmc Hamilton Home LLC6.16 miles away3836 Quakerbridge Road Suite 208 Trenton New Jersey 08619Dialysis Stations: 4 (609) 586-5001