Upstate University Hosp at Community General T C U
4900 Broad Road, Syracuse NY 13215 · (315) 492-5786 · 79% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Sara Levinsohn
Upstate University Hosp at Community General T C U is a facility located in Syracuse, New York. This city has 229,807 people. This nursing home is an A rated facility, which is one of the most impressive ratings that we offer. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top 20 percent of all nursing homes in the nation. Keep reading to find this facility's category ratings, which are also strong. It is hard to poke holes in this nursing home's profile.
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Government - State
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
We also wanted to emphasize that this nursing home has received near flawless health inspections recently. We awarded them an A+ in this area. Inspection scores weigh several factors included in a nursing home's inspection report. One key criteria we look at is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better scores in this area tend to have very few of these severe deficiencies. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
This high end facility also fared very well in the category of short-term care, where we gave it a grade of A+. Only a small group of nursing homes fared better in this area. In computing our short-term care scores, we analyze a nursing home's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This score is more often than not a solid assessment of a nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. Unfortunately, it does not look like this facility provided information about its staffing of registered nurses or physical therapists. This facility performed much better in the final metric we assessed in this area, which was the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We found that it fared as well as just about any facility in New York in this metric with 72.5 percent of its residents returning home.
Long-term Care Quality
Contributing to its remarkable profile, this facility also was awarded an excellent long-term care grade, with a score of A-. For prospective patients in need of a permanent place to live as opposed to skilled nursing, long-term care is an important category. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination record. It does not look like this nursing home provided data regarding vaccinations. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
In the last category, we awarded this nursing home a A+ for its nursing rating. This completed an elite report card. Our nursing score is based on the nursing home's nurse staffing levels. We factor in both the levels of skill of the nurses as well as the amount of time spent with patients. This nursing home averages 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Upstate University Hosp at Community General T C U Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry argue that this is a reliable measure of rehabilitation services.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better