Trustees of Eastern Star Hall & Home of the N Y S is an average-sized non-profit nursing home located in Oriskany, New York. We gave this facility an A overall grade, ranking it in the top ten percentile of all facilities in the nation. This is just about as good of a nursing home as you'll find. If you look further down this page, you will see this place's category grades, which are also strong.
Trustees of Eastern Star Hall & Home of the N Y S
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
8290 State Rt 69,
Oriskany NY 13424
32.67% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being an elite facility overall, this nursing home also performed well in the area of inspections, where it earned an A+. Few nursing homes fared this well in this category. These inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This place received 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe deficiencies. This tells you that CMS didn't deem any of the deficiencies to cause an imminent 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
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility performed remarkably in our long-term care category. We gave them a dominant grade of A+ in this category. Long-term care ratings of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. In addition to providing very favorable levels of nursing care, this facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents healthy. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. With only 1.42 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this facility had fewer hospitalizations than the average nursing home.
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Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A. In calculating our nursing scores, we assess both the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the levels of licensure of those nurses. This particular facility provided 5.3 hours of nursing care per patient per day. This was one of the better figures we found. In addition, we found that a significant percentage of this care was provided by registered nurses, which are highly skilled nurses. These are both really impressive figures. In addition to offering high levels of nursing care, this nursing home also fared well in several of the quality measures we looked at. In terms of the number of its residents suffering from pressure ulcers, this nursing home outpaced the national average.
Short-term Care Quality
In the final category, we awarded this facility an A+ for its short-term care rating. This wrapped up an elite profile. In determining our short-term care ratings, we look at a nursing home's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other licensed professionals. This area is frequently a useful measure of a facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. This facility offered more physical therapist and registered nurse hours per patient than most facilities. Lastly, we looked at the number of residents who returned to the community from this facility. This place performed decently in this area, with 46.3 percent of its patients returning home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Trustees of Eastern Star Hall & Home of the N Y S Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Trustees of Eastern Star Hall & Home of the N Y S, 9.64% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to remaining in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Trustees of Eastern Star Hall & Home of the N Y S, 3.1% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric gauges the percent of long-term care residents that suffered falls leading to severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be a sign of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Trustees of Eastern Star Hall & Home of the N Y S, 2.09% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely the result of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this datapoint could be misleading for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Trustees of Eastern Star Hall & Home of the N Y S, 11.62% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are administered to patients for a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Unfortunately, in some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Trustees of Eastern Star Hall & Home of the N Y S, 13.11% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are generally given to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Trustees of Eastern Star Hall & Home of the N Y S, 13.02% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression. Many argue that this is a measure of patient quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Trustees of Eastern Star Hall & Home of the N Y S, 92.45% of Patients
This is the percent of patients that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Trustees of Eastern Star Hall & Home of the N Y S, 14.69% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Trustees of Eastern Star Hall & Home of the N Y S, 18.9% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents that were able to retain mobility.
In Trustees of Eastern Star Hall & Home of the N Y S, 1.2 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Trustees of Eastern Star Hall & Home of the N Y S, 18.9 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Trustees of Eastern Star Hall & Home of the N Y S, 74.53% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with activities of daily living generally correlates with better rehabilitation services.
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