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RiverView Rehabilitation and Nursing

  • Nursing Home

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: B
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RiverView Rehabilitation and Nursing's website

510 Fifth Avenue,
Owego NY 13827

(607) 687-1100

81.68% estimated occupancy 1

RiverView Rehabilitation and Nursing is the only option we found in Owego, New York. This turns out to be a very solid facility, with an overall grade of B. This nursing home truly has plenty of good features. This place's strong report card was highlighted by its inspection grade, which is addressed in the next paragraph.

Quick Details

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

Specialized Services

  • Home Making
  • Speech Therapy
  • Amputee Recovery
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Palliative Care
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Bariatric Care
  • Optometry
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

On top of being a strong facility overall, this facility excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A+. Few facilities performed better in this area. Our inspection scores are tied to several pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this category tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This place was hit with 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe. This means that the government inspectors didn't consider any of these deficiencies to create an immediate threat to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

This nursing home also was awarded an impressive short-term care grade. Indeed, we gave it an above average grade of B+ in this category. Short-term care grades are commonly used to judge a nursing home's rehabilitation services. In order to offer highly graded rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to feature better levels of skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other types of therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we considered the number of residents who returned home from this nursing home. We found that 6 percent of this facility's residents returned home.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

This nursing home also received an impressive long-term care grade. Indeed, we gave it an above average score of B+ in this area. When nursing homes receive this kind of score in long-term care it is typically a good sign for resident care and indicates that the facility is well-staffed with nurses aids. On top of assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 99.545456 percent of its residents, which is significantly higher than the majority of nursing homes. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Nurse Quality

Grade: F

The final area we assessed was nursing, which is this nursing home's weakest category. It received an F for this area, which is obviously somewhat disappointing. Nursing ratings are primarily tied to the facility's level of nurse staffing. This place averaged a meager 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient each day. This figure is quite a bit below the national average. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in calculating our nursing scores. This place fared well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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

RiverView Rehabilitation and Nursing Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: F

In RiverView Rehabilitation and Nursing, 9.58% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This statistic is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay patients who developed pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-plus

In RiverView Rehabilitation and Nursing, 3.04% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care . Major falls which result in injury are often the result of poor nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: F

In RiverView Rehabilitation and Nursing, 2.1% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely associated with poor nursing care. However, this metric could be misleading for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for these infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-minus

In RiverView Rehabilitation and Nursing, 11.59% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for many medical conditions, including dementia. Unfortunately, in some situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-minus

In RiverView Rehabilitation and Nursing, 13.3% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are given to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: C

In RiverView Rehabilitation and Nursing, 13.2% of Patients

This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who are showing signs of depression. Some experts would argue that this is a reliable measure of resident quality of care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A-minus

In RiverView Rehabilitation and Nursing, 91.26% of Patients

This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B

In RiverView Rehabilitation and Nursing, 14.75% Percentage of Patients

This is the percentage of patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of the decline of a resident's health.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B

In RiverView Rehabilitation and Nursing, 17.32% Percentage of Residents

This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that retained mobility levels.


Grade: B-minus

In RiverView Rehabilitation and Nursing, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This datapoint measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is critical to maintaining the physical well-being of residents.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B

In RiverView Rehabilitation and Nursing, 17.32 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the health of residents.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A-plus

In RiverView Rehabilitation and Nursing, 8.8 Percentage of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure patient care during rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-plus

In RiverView Rehabilitation and Nursing, 75.07% Percentage of Resident

This tells you the percent of short-term care residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital, IncAcute Care Hospitals 15.86 miles away169 Riverside Drive Binghamton New York 13905Voluntary non-profit - Private(607) 798-5111
  • United Health Services Hospitals, IncAcute Care Hospitals 16.96 miles away10-42 Mitchell Avenue Binghamton New York 13903Voluntary non-profit - Private(607) 763-6000
  • Greater Binghamton Health CenterPsychiatric 19.35 miles away425 Robinson St Binghamton New York 13901Government - Local(607) 724-1391

Nearby Dialysis

  • Vestal Healthcare, LLC12.79 miles away116 North Jensen Road Vestal New York 13850CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (607) 798-1916
  • Bio Medical Applications of Pennsylvania, Inc.16.5 miles away1 Guthrie Square, 8th Floor Sayre Pennsylvania 18840Dialysis Stations: 14 (570) 887-4431
  • Bridgewater Center for Dialysis16.69 miles away159 Front Street Binghamton New York 13905Dialysis Stations: 8 (607) 722-7225
  • Uhs Dialysis - Pennsylvania Avenue16.85 miles away65 Pennsylvania Avenue Binghamton New York 13903CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 15 (607) 762-2015
  • Uhs Dialysis - Park Avenue16.92 miles away27 Park Avenue Binghamton New York 13903Dialysis Stations: 24 (607) 762-2225