Located in Englewood, New Jersey, The Actors Fund Home is one of only two available nursing homes in the area. After receiving an A overall grade, this nursing home has the distinction of being one of the top 100 facilities in New Jersey. This is an impressive accomplishment in a state with a long list of high-end nursing homes. Based on our assessment, this place is really as good as it gets. If you scroll down, you can see this nursing home's category grades, which are also impressive.

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Non profit - Corporation

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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 go along with a strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home an A+ for inspections. Inspection grades account for a host of factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher grades in this category typically have very few of these severe deficiencies. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

This facility also was given an A+ for its long-term care grade. When nursing homes receive this kind of grade in long-term care it is a good sign for patient care and suggests that the place is well-staffed with nurses aids. On top of providing very favorable levels of nurse staffing, this nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to 99.66888 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients out of the hospital. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. With just 1.44 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this facility had less hospitalizations than many nursing homes.

Nurse Quality

A
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: A-Feb 19: A-May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

To complement its strong performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. There are a host of criteria included in this category. Most of these subcategories reflect nurse staffing. This facility boasts a really impressive 4.7 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis, of which a significant percentage of those hours were provided by registered nurses. This is one of the most highly highly trained levels of nurses. On top of providing high levels of nursing care, this facility also fared well in some of the quality measures we assessed. In terms of the percentage of its patients suffering from pressure ulcers, this place performed better than the national average.

Short-term Care Quality

B
Oct 18: DNov 18: DDec 18: DJan 19: CFeb 19: CMay 19: CJun 19: CJul 19: CAug 19: CSep 19: CJan 20: B-Mar 20: B-Apr 20: BMay 20: BJun 20: BJul 20: BAug 20: B
Historical

Moving on to the fourth area, this facility was given a very strong short-term care grade. Even though this isn't as strong as some of its other category grades, this is nevertheless one of the more impressive grades a facility can receive. Short-term care scores are based on the nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This includes a wide spectrum of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, not to mention other variations of therapy. One of this nursing home's strengths is registered nurse hours. We found that it offers more care from registered nurses to its residents than most facilities. The last datapoint we assessed in this area is the number of residents who eventually returned home from the facility. We found that 36.3 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility permanently.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A
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

The Actors Fund Home Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients that have pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.

Provider
B+
5.8%
State
B
8.2%
National
B
7.34%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are often linked to lower quality nursing care. Better nursing protocols can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.

Provider
D
5.3%
State
B+
2.56%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term residents that suffered from UTI's. UTI's could be an indication of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this metric may be misleading for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for infections.

Provider
D
5.37%
State
B+
1.76%
National
B
2.66%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term care residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such drugs are not medically required. However, some facilities may need to rely more on these medications due to an increased number of residents with cognitive disorders.

Provider
D
20.56%
State
A-
9.5%
National
B
14.15%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that are administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are given to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.

Provider
D
32.58%
State
B+
18.13%
National
B
19.69%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This tells you the percentage of patients who are demonstrating depressive symptoms. Higher levels of depression could be a sign a less hospitable environment.

Provider
B+
0.72%
State
B+
1.66%
National
B+
5.11%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Measures the percentage of long-term care residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these vaccines critical to patient health.

Provider
A
99.83%
State
B+
92.31%
National
B
92.01%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Measures the percent of long-term stay patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath.

Provider
D
21.05%
State
A-
11.14%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This is the percentage of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.

Provider
A-
21.94%
State
C
12.58%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.

Provider
B-
1.92
State
B
1.81
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
C
21.94
State
A-
12.58
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to assess short-term care.

Provider
A
5.16
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 stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some would argue that this is a measure of rehabilitation services.

Provider
A-
75.75%
State
B+
72.79%
National
B
68.02%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center 0.68 mi
350 Engle St Englewood New Jersey 07631
(201) 894-3000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Holy Name Medical Center 2.62 mi
718 Teaneck Rd Teaneck New Jersey 07666
(201) 833-3000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
St Joseph's Medical Center 4.32 mi
127 South Broadway Yonkers New York 10701
(914) 378-7000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Hackensack University Medical Center 4.65 mi
30 Prospect Ave Hackensack New Jersey 07601
(551) 996-2000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Montefiore Medical Center 5.37 mi
111 East 210th Street Bronx New York 10467
(718) 920-4321
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Hackensack Meridian Health Pascack Valley Medical 5.44 mi
250 Old Hook Road Westwood New Jersey 07675
(201) 383-1035
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary
Bergen New Bridge Medical Center 5.52 mi
230 East Ridgewood Ave Paramus New Jersey 07652
(201) 967-4000
Acute Care Hospitals
Government - Local
St Barnabas Hospital 5.87 mi
4422 Third Avenue Bronx New York 10457
(212) 960-9000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Fmc Englewood Dialysis Center 1.25 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 21
350 Engle Street Fl 1 Englewood New Jersey 07631
(201) 503-1401
Davita Renal Center of Englewood 1.89 mi
Dialysis Stations: 3
300 Grand Avenue Suite 103 Englewood New Jersey 07631
(201) 731-3149
Fmc Bergen Renal Home 2.65 mi
Dialysis Stations: 2
222 Cedar Lane Suite 103 Teaneck New Jersey 07666
(201) 692-0004
Holy Name Renal Care Center, LLC 2.65 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 30
718 Teaneck Road Teaneck New Jersey 07666
(201) 833-1701
Fmc Bergen Rcc 3.04 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 24
647 Cedar Lane Teaneck New Jersey 07666
(201) 692-1113
Fresenius Medical Care Hackensack 4.21 mi
Dialysis Stations: 19
458 Passaic Street Hackensack New Jersey 07601
(201) 342-0801
Southern Westchester Dialysis Ctr 4.23 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 30
44 Vark Street Yonkers New York 10701
(914) 965-0200
St. Josephs Hosp. Hlth Ctr-Yonkers 4.29 mi
Dialysis Stations: 6
127 South Broadway Dialysis Unit Yonkers New York 10701
(914) 378-7480