St Josephs Place is a small hospital-based facility located in Port Jervis, New York. This facility is ranked among the best nursing homes we found. A score of this caliber requires excellent marks across the board. In fact, we ranked this nursing home in the top ten percent of all facilities in the nation. As you can find below, this nursing home performed equally well in our category grades. We give this place two thumbs up!
St Josephs Place
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Medication Management
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Colostomy Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Top Nursing Home in New York Awards 2020
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Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it earned an A+ in our inspections category. This is as good as it gets in this very important category. Our inspection scores account for several factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher scores in this category typically have very few of these severe deficiencies. Fortunately, although this nursing home had a few minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G through L. This tells you CMS did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
One of the other reasons we rated this facility so highly is that it received a very impressive nursing score. In that area, we gave this nursing home an A. We assessed the licensure of nurses at the facility, as well as the number of hours those nurses spent with patients, in determining our rating in this area. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility 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.
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Short-term Care Quality
Moving on our third category, we gave this nursing home a grade of A for its short-term care score. This is a very strong grade. In determining our short-term care scores, we assess the nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other licensed professionals. This score is generally a reliable measure of a facility's rehabilitation services. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the number of patients that eventually returned home from this facility. We found that 5.1 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
Moving on to the final area, this facility was given an extremely favorable long-term care grade. We gave it an A- in that category, giving this facility straight A's. When facilities receive a score in this range in this category it generally means it's well-staffed and is an overall good place to live on a permanent basis. After we finished looking at the volume of nursing care, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 98.14815 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is very impressive. Pneumonia can be a deadly health condition for nursing home residents so we prefer when a nursing home does not roll the dice on this issue. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
St Josephs Place Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In St Josephs Place, 9.58% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers . We consider this statistic when determining both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In St Josephs Place, 3.04% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care . Major falls which result in injury are often the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In St Josephs Place, 2.1% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often the result of worse hygiene protocols. Closer supervision minimizes the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Keep in mind that this statistic is affected by by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In St Josephs Place, 11.59% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In St Josephs Place, 13.3% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are administered to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In St Josephs Place, 13.2% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents exhibiting signs of depression. High rates of depression could imply a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In St Josephs Place, 91.26% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In St Josephs Place, 14.75% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In St Josephs Place, 17.32% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
In St Josephs Place, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In St Josephs Place, 17.32 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical abilities of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In St Josephs Place, 8.8 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to measure patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In St Josephs Place, 75.07% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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