With an address in Brick, New Jersey, Shorrock Gardens Care Center is one of four facilities in this city. Featuring an overall grade of A-, this nursing home is ranked among the more impressive facilities we looked at. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top third of all facilities in the nation. This facility's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection rating, which we will address in the next section.

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 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

In addition to faring well overall, this nursing home also earned nearly flawless government inspections. As a result, it earned one of our highest grades in that category with an A+. These inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this facility had some minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G through L. This tells you that the inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. We should point out that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in the industry.

Long-term Care Quality

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

Adding to its dominant performance in other areas, we gave this nursing home a score of A- for its long-term care grade. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care tend to be well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to patients. On top of considering the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 99.17864 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. The last statistic we looked at was the nursing home's hospitalization rate. We found that this facility had 2.33 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days.

Short-term Care Quality

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

The next category we looked at is short-term care. Contributing to its strong profile, this nursing home also performed well in this category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of of A- in that area. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we size up the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. This area is more often than not a reliable measure of the facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, this nursing home offers both physical therapists and registered nurses. Not all facilities offer both. The last metric we considered in this category is the percentage of patients that were able to return home from the nursing home. It performed as well as just about any nursing home in New Jersey in this area with 61.3 percent of its residents returning home. With most facilities, fewer than half of their short-stay residents are able to return home.

Nurse Quality

B-
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: BFeb 19: BMay 19: B-Jun 19: B-Jul 19: CAug 19: B-Sep 19: B-Jan 20: B-Mar 20: B-Apr 20: B-May 20: B-Jun 20: B-Jul 20: B-Aug 20: B-
Historical

The next category we scored was this facility's poorest area. However, even in its worst category we still gave it a decent grade of B- in our nursing category. Nursing ratings are based in large part on quality and quantity of nursing care. This nursing home provides 3.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also weighed some quality-based metrics. This nursing home performed well in a few of the quality measures we looked at. In terms of the number of its residents suffering from pressure ulcers, this facility outpaced the national average.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A-
State:
B+
National:
B
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Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Shorrock Gardens Care Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients which suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a reliable measure of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.

Provider
B+
5.79%
State
B
8.2%
National
B
7.34%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of residents who suffered from a fall which resulted in severe injury.

Provider
C
4.52%
State
B+
2.56%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This indicates the percent of long-term care residents who have experienced urinary tract infections. Although more infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's hygiene protocols, it can be difficult to compare different facilities due to facilities having inconsistent reporting standards.

Provider
A
0.62%
State
B+
1.76%
National
B
2.66%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Provider
B+
10.9%
State
A-
9.5%
National
B
14.15%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are generally prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.

Provider
C
27.96%
State
B+
18.13%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents demonstrating symptoms of depression.

Provider
B+
1.08%
State
B+
1.66%
National
B+
5.11%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This tells you the percent of patients who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Provider
A-
99.21%
State
B+
92.31%
National
B
92.02%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This indicates the percentage of patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Provider
B+
13.51%
State
A-
11.14%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that remained mobile levels.

Provider
B-
14.44%
State
C
12.58%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of nursing home care.

Provider
D
2.33
State
B
1.81
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

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

Provider
B+
14.44
State
A-
12.58
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
B-
11.21
State
B+
8.15
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is a measure of the percent of short-term residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry believe that this is a reasonable measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.

Provider
B+
73.19%
State
B+
72.79%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

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(732) 840-2200
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Monmouth Medical Center-Southern Campus 4.19 mi
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Centrastate Medical Center 16.15 mi
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Nearby Dialysis

Fresenius Medical Care Toms River 1.07 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 19
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(732) 286-6502
Physicians Dialysis Brick 1.79 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 20
Renal Center 150 Brick Boulevard Brick New Jersey 08723
(732) 477-2247
Kamakee Dialysis (Davita Ocean County Dc) 3.13 mi
Dialysis Stations: 10
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(732) 341-2730
Meridian-Fresenius Dialysis at Brick 3.37 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 21
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(732) 785-2690
Shining Star Davita Bricktown Dc 3.59 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 18
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(732) 836-9669
Fmc Lakewood Dialysis 4.34 mi
Dialysis Stations: 18
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Fmc John J De Palma Renal Center 6.34 mi
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Dialysis Stations: 32
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(732) 505-0637
Davita Jackson Township Dialysis 10.19 mi
Dialysis Stations: 10
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(732) 364-2055