Seneca Hill Manor is an average-sized non-profit facility in Oswego, New York. We gave this facility an overall score of B+ which is an impressive overall grade. Consequently, it graded out better than the vast majority of the nursing homes in Oswego by a sizable margin. Based on our ratings, you could do much worse than this facility. This facility's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection reports, which we will address in the next paragraph.
Seneca Hill Manor
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
20 Manor Drive,
Oswego NY 13126
77.75% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to emphasize that this facility earned near flawless health inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this area. Our inspection grades are tied to several datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this area tend to have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Although this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home really excelled in the category of short-term care, where we gave it a score of A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this category. In forming these short-term care grades, we look at the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our purpose is to create a tool for comparing the rehabilitation services of various nursing homes. This place excelled in the two key staffing areas we looked at. The facility provided more care from registered nurses and physical therapists than the average facility. This is an excellent sign. Finally, we looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that it outperformed the majority of nursing homes in the nation in this area with 55.5 percent of its patients able to return home.
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Long-term Care Quality
Additionally, this facility also was awarded favorable long-term care grades in our assessment. Indeed, we awarded them one of our more favorable scores in that category, with a score of B. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care tend to provide residents with more supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. Once we assessed the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 99.32886 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is far higher than the average nursing home. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.74 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
The final category we analyzed was nursing, in which this nursing home was given a B. This nursing home ended up being very solid across the board. There are a variety of subcategories within this area. Most of the factors relate to staffing levels. This facility provided 3.4 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 nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Seneca Hill Manor Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Seneca Hill Manor, 9.64% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term patients that suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a solid indicator of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Seneca Hill Manor, 3.1% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients which sustained a fall which resulted in serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Seneca Hill Manor, 2.09% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely linked to worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this metric could also be skewed for some facilities due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Seneca Hill Manor, 11.62% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure gauges the percentage of long-term stay patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for 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 that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Seneca Hill Manor, 13.11% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This measures the percent of long-term care residents who were prescribed antianxiety medication. These medications are prescribed to patients experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Seneca Hill Manor, 13.02% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care patients demonstrating depressive symptoms. Some experts would argue this is a reliable measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Seneca Hill Manor, 92.45% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines critical to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Seneca Hill Manor, 14.69% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and continence. Some believe this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Seneca Hill Manor, 18.9% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Seneca Hill Manor, 1.2 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Seneca Hill Manor, 18.9 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Seneca Hill Manor, 8.78 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Seneca Hill Manor, 74.53% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with activities of daily living often correlates with successful rehabilitation.
Scores for Oswego, NY
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
Looking for more options? Oswego, New York has 3 other nursing homes
- Oswego HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 4.85 miles away110 West Sixth Street Oswego New York 13126Voluntary non-profit - Private(315) 349-5511