Seashore Gardens Living Center is a large non-profit nursing home located in Absecon, New Jersey. It looks like this nursing home is one of the top nursing homes we found. It received one of the highest ratings we offer. We simply can not say enough great things about this place. This place also received very consistent scores in all four of the major categories. Additional information about its category grades is available below.
Seashore Gardens Living Center
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Best Nursing Home in Absecon, New Jersey Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a first rate nursing home overall, this facility also excelled in the category of nursing, where it received a grade of A+. Few nursing homes fared better in this area. In determining a facility's nursing rating, we look at the number of hours nurses are with patients as well as the level of licensure of those nurses. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Adding to its impressive category scores, this nursing home also excelled in the category of inspections, where it received an A. Inspection scores are tied to datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent government inspections. Nursing homes that excel in this area have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. While this nursing home had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G through 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 none of the deficiencies were severe leaves us less concerned with this inspection report.
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Short-term Care Quality
The third area we analyzed is short-term care. Adding to its strong profile, this facility also performed well in this area. In fact, we gave it a grade of of A in the category. In the area of short-term care, we endeavor to assess measures of a facility's rehabilitation. We analyze a nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and various therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of residents that were able to return home from this facility. We found that 5.5 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the last category, this facility was awarded a highly favorable long-term care rating. We awarded it a B+ in that category, topping off one of our better profiles. When nursing homes receive a grade in this range in this category it typically means it has plenty of staff and is an overall good place to reside on a permanent basis. In addition to considering the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents, which is significantly higher than the majority of nursing homes. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, 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.
Seashore Gardens Living Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Seashore Gardens Living Center, 9.28% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Seashore Gardens Living Center, 2.53% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients that have had a fall which resulted in major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Seashore Gardens Living Center, 1.65% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Seashore Gardens Living Center, 10.6% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This measures the percentage of long-term care residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may mean a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in scenarios where such drugs aren't medically indicated. Nevertheless, some facilities need to rely on these drugs due to having more patients with dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Seashore Gardens Living Center, 17.42% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are given to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Seashore Gardens Living Center, 5.95% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Seashore Gardens Living Center, 91.97% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Seashore Gardens Living Center, 10.68% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and continence. Some experts argue this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Seashore Gardens Living Center, 12.9% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that were able to retain mobility. Many believe that mobility is important for patients physical and mental health.
In Seashore Gardens Living Center, 1.68 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Seashore Gardens Living Center, 12.9 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Seashore Gardens Living Center, 8.37 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Seashore Gardens Living Center, 80.92% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts believe that this is a reliable measure of rehabilitation services.
Scores for Absecon, NJ
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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