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The Jefferson

  • Nursing Home
  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living

Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A-plus
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+Sep 20: A+Oct 20: A+Jan 21: A+Feb 21: A+Mar 21: A+Apr 21: A+May 21: A+Jun 21: A+Jul 21: A+Aug 21: A+Sep 21: A+Oct 21: A+Nov 21: A+Jan 22: A+Feb 22: A+Mar 22: A+Apr 22: A+May 22: A+Jun 22: A+
See Rating Overview
The Jefferson's website

900 North Taylor Street,
Arlington VA 22203

(703) 741-7582

82.25% estimated occupancy 1

The Jefferson is located in Arlington, Virginia. This facility is one of the highest-rated nursing homes we found. Being awarded an A+ in our rating scheme requires excellent performance across the board. Not surprisingly, this turned out to be substantially better than most of the nursing homes in the city. If you scroll down, you can see this facility's category ratings, which look to be equally strong as its overall rating.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • No Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Medical Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pharmacy
  • Recreational Therapy

Registered Staff Hours

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Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-plus

To pair with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for its nursing grade. In forming our short-term care scores, we look at the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our objective is to devise a measure for sizing up the rehabilitation services of various nursing homes. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final measure we considered in this area is the number of residents that ultimately were able to return home from the facility. We found that 7.2 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A

Adding to its impressive category scores, this facility excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned an A. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Inspection scores are tied to items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this area typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. While this nursing home had some 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 did not consider 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.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A

Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. When computing a nursing home's nursing score, we consider the amount of time nurses are caring for residents as well as the level of skill of the nurses. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as by having a protocol of turning patients even once per day.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A

Turning to our next category, this nursing home also performed well in our long-term care category. In fact, we gave it an A in this area. This rounded out a straight A report card. Nursing homes that receive this type of score in long-term care tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure residents are well cared for. After considering the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination record. We were not able to locate this facility's vaccination rates. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jul 22

The Jefferson Quality Metrics

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A-plus

In The Jefferson, 11.33 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 patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-minus

In The Jefferson, 75.1% Percentage of Resident

This indicates the percent of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.

Scores for Arlington, VA

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of B
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus

Looking for more options? Arlington, Virginia has 3 other nursing homes

Nearby Hospitals

  • Virginia Hospital CenterAcute Care Hospitals 1.05 miles away1701 North George Mason Drive Arlington Virginia 22205Voluntary non-profit - Private(703) 558-5000
  • Medstar Georgetown University HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 3.06 miles away3800 Reservoir Rd Washington District of Columbia 20007Voluntary non-profit - Private(202) 784-3000
  • George Washington Univ HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 3.66 miles away900 23rd St Nw Washington District of Columbia 20037Proprietary(202) 716-4605
  • Sibley Memorial HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 3.86 miles away5255 Loughboro Rd Nw Washington District of Columbia 20016Voluntary non-profit - Other(202) 537-4680
  • Inova Alexandria HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 3.93 miles away4320 Seminary Rd Alexandria Virginia 22304Voluntary non-profit - Private(703) 504-3167
  • Howard University HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 5.51 miles away2041 Georgia Ave Nw Washington District of Columbia 20060Voluntary non-profit - Other(202) 745-6100
  • Children's Hospital NmcChildrens 6.21 miles away111 Michigan Ave, Nw Washington District of Columbia 20010Voluntary non-profit - Private(202) 476-5000
  • Inova Fairfax HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 6.29 miles away3300 Gallows Road Falls Church Virginia 22042Voluntary non-profit - Private(703) 776-4001

Nearby Dialysis

  • Davita - Arlington0.94 miles away4805 First St North Arlington Virginia 22203CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (703) 527-0652
  • Somatus Dialysis of Fall Church, LLC2.83 miles away500 North Washington Drive Suite 100 Falls Church Virginia 22046Dialysis Stations: 8 (703) 382-8361
  • Renal Carepartners - Arlington/Alexandria2.9 miles away2445 Army Navy Dr Anderson Bldg 2nd Floor Arlington Virginia 22206CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (703) 892-0250
  • Us Renal Care Falls Church Dialysis3.13 miles away6541 Arlington Blvd Falls Church Virginia 22042Dialysis Stations: 13 (703) 533-8247
  • Davita Pentagon City Dialysis3.3 miles away1785 South Hayes St Arlington Virginia 22202Dialysis Stations: 8 (703) 920-0980
  • Advanced Dialysis Center - Potomac3.31 miles away1785 S Hayes St Arlington Virginia 22202Dialysis Stations: 1 (703) 521-1056
  • Davita Georgetown Home Training3.49 miles away2233 Wisconsin Ave Suite 214 Washington District of Columbia 20007Dialysis Stations: 12 (202) 337-1431
  • Davita - K Street Dialysis3.82 miles away2131 K Street Nw Ste 300 Washington District of Columbia 20037CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 25 (202) 223-8453