Schofield Residence is in Buffalo, New York. This city is among the most densely populated metropolitan areas in the nation with has 564,824 people. This is a good nursing home with a B overall. This was right in line with the city grade in Buffalo. In spite of Buffalo featuring 20 nursing homes to select from, this facility should be a fine option. This nursing home's impressive profile was highlighted by its inspection score, which is addressed in the next paragraph.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 : TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 120 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

Non profit - Corporation

Resident Council: TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

To pair with its favorable overall score, we gave this nursing home an A+ for the area of inspections. Arguably the most important factor we consider in calculating our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a facility's inspection reports. Facilities with higher scores in this area most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. While this place had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were serious based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

B+
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: BFeb 19: BMay 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

Another quality feature for this nursing home is that it was given a very positive long-term care score. In fact, this ended up being its second best category grade. In that area, we gave this facility a grade of B+. Nursing homes that excel in this category tend to provide residents with more supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. Once we looked at the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 99.462364 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is significantly higher than the majority of nursing homes. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. With just 1.11 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this nursing home has less hospitalizations than the average nursing home.

Short-term Care Quality

B
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: BFeb 19: BMay 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: B-Aug 19: B-Sep 19: B-Jan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: BMay 20: BJun 20: BJul 20: BAug 20: B
Historical

Turning to another strength for this nursing home, we gave them one of our better scores in our short-term care category as well, with a grade of B. Our short-term care grades are believed to be most critical for residents in need of rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation usually mandates additional skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes not only nursing services, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. One of this place's strengths is physical therapy hours. We found it offers at least 50% more hours of physical therapy than most other facilities. Finally, we looked at the percentage of residents who were able to return home from this facility. We found that it outperformed the majority of nursing homes in the country with 52.6 percent of its patients returning home.

Nurse Quality

D
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Historical

Turning to our fourth area, we gave this facility a D in the area of nursing. This is the facility's weakest category rating. Of course, this score pulled down the facility's overall profile a bit. The nursing score includes quite a few data points, many of which are associated with nursing hours. According to CMS records, this place averaged 3.9 hours of nursing care per patient per day. This was actually above the national average. Keep in mind, however, that when we compute our nursing scores, we apply more weight to hours performed by nurses with a higher level of skill. Finally, our nursing scores also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed better than average in this area. This is often a good indicator of how carefully a facility's nursing staff is tending to its patients. Major falls can often be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
B
State:
B
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Schofield Residence Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This figure gauges the percent of long-term care patients that have new or worsened pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.

Provider
C
9.88%
State
B-
8.47%
National
B
7.32%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who had a fall resulting in severe injury. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.

Provider
B
3.23%
State
B+
2.91%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percentage of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to poorer hygiene.

Provider
A
0.55%
State
B+
2.21%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.

Provider
B+
10.33%
State
B+
11.1%
National
B
14.18%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This figure gauges the percent of long-term care residents who were administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are typically given to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.

Provider
A
11.6%
State
A-
13.33%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients showing signs of depression.

Provider
A
0.28%
State
B
7.09%
National
B+
5.07%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these vaccines critical to patient health.

Provider
A
99.73%
State
B
93.26%
National
B
92.05%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This indicates the percent of residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Provider
A
9.19%
State
B+
13.31%
National
B
14.45%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that maintained mobility.

Provider
C
11.4%
State
B-
15.38%
National
B
17.08%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.

Provider
A
1.11
State
B+
1.46
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
A-
11.4
State
B+
15.38
National
B
17.08

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure patient well-being during rehabilitation.

Provider
C
12.74
State
B+
8.22
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term residents that saw functional improvements.

Provider
C
59.67%
State
B
69.8%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

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