Victoria Home is a small non-profit nursing home located in Ossining, New York. This nursing home turns out to be an A+ facility, which is our very best rating. We were so impressed with this facility that we rated it as one of the top 25 facilities in New York. If you look below, you can see this place's category grades, which look to be equally impressive as its overall grade.
Updated Sep 1, 2020 by Nick Lata
25 N Malcolm Street,
Ossining NY 10562
96.12% estimated occupancy 1
Note: Data for Victoria Home has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.
One of the many reasons this place ended up being a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is just about as good as it gets in this area. Inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this place had a few deficiencies on its report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Another reason we assessed this facility so favorably is that it was given an A+ long-term care score. This is just about as dominant as it gets in this category. Facilities that receive this kind of grade in this category tend to provide consistent around the clock care to make sure residents are kept in good health. After looking at the impressive nursing hours provided by this facility, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is much higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. This combination proved to be successful as this place was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had just 1.2 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a substantially better hospitalization rate than most nursing homes.
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This nursing home also received a very impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A. When computing a nursing home's nursing rating, we consider the amount of time nurses commit to residents and the levels of training of those nurses. This place provided 4.7 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis, which is among the more impressive totals in the country. A significant percentage of those hours were provided by registered nurses, which are one of the more skilled levels of nurses. We are very impressed by these statistics. In addition to offering impressive levels of care, this place also excelled in the quality measures we assessed. By way of illustration, it performed as well as any facility in the state in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We view these statistics as good measures of the caliber of nursing care provided.
Short-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the final area, this nursing home was awarded a highly favorable short-term care score. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in this area, giving this facility straight A's. In the area of short-term care, we seek to qualify indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We assess a facility's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and physical therapists. This facility is above average in terms of both its quantity of physical therapy and registered nurse hours provided to its residents. The final statistic we looked at in this area is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Victoria Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Victoria Home, 9.64% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This measures the percent of long-term patients who suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a solid indicator of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Victoria Home, 3.1% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . Major falls resulting in injury are often the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Victoria Home, 2.09% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often associated with a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this datapoint can also be skewed for some facilities due to different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Victoria Home, 11.62% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are administered to residents for a variety of medical conditions, such as dementia. Unfortunately, in some cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Victoria Home, 13.11% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Victoria Home, 13.02% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who are showing depressive symptoms. High rates of depression may imply a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Victoria Home, 92.45% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines important for resident well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Victoria Home, 14.69% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Victoria Home, 18.9% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients that were able to retain mobility. Some experts would argue that the ability to move around is vital to residents' mental and physical health.
In Victoria Home, 1.2 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is key to maintaining the physical health of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Victoria Home, 18.9 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Victoria Home, 8.78 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
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