With an address in Batavia, New York, Western New York State Veterans Home is one of just three available facilities in this area. We gave this facility an overall grade of B+. A grade in this range requires favorable scores in most areas. Based on our assessment, this nursing home is a solid choice for most people. This nursing home's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection grade, which we will address in the next paragraph.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 :

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 126 Beds

CCRC :

Government - State

Resident Council:

Family Council:

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

One of the many reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. Our inspection grades are tied to several pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this category have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. 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: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 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

Adding to this facility's list of accomplishments, it also was awarded a fine long-term care score. We gave them an impressive strong of A- in this area. In a long-term care setting, the facility's primary objective is to keep patients healthy and safe. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. Although we determined this nursing home had an above average quantity of nursing care provided by aids and other nursing staff, we found its vaccine statistics to be a bit lower than we expected. This facility provided the pneumonia vaccine to just 78.18182 percent of its residents. This is a statistic we'd love to see this facility improve on. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.37 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Nurse Quality

A-
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

In addition, this nursing home received high marks for nursing. Consequently, it received one of our best grades in that category with an A-. Our nursing score is based on the nursing home's nurse staffing levels. We factor in both the levels of training of those nurses as well as the amount of time spent with patients. This particular nursing home provided 4.7 hours of nursing care per resident per day, which was among the highest totals we found. Finally, this place also excelled in the quality-based metrics we assessed. It performed as well as any facility New York in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.

Short-term Care Quality

D
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: A-Feb 19: A-May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: CMar 20: CApr 20: DMay 20: DJun 20: DJul 20: DAug 20: D
Historical

This facility's weakest area is short-term care, which is the last area we assessed. For this area, we awarded this nursing home a grade of just D. We want to to draw your attention to this potential weakness, but you should not dwell on a single area either. In computing our short-term care grades, we look at the facility's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. This score is frequently a useful assessment of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. Unfortunately, we found that this nursing home provided fewer physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than most other facilities. The final measure we considered in this area is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that just 24.4 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home, which is well below average. The combination of these subpar statistics was damning for this nursing home's short-term care score.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
B+
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

Western New York State Veterans Home Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percentage of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from staying in the same position for an excessive period of time.

Provider
A
3.4%
State
B-
8.47%
National
B
7.32%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is the percentage of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are often caused by poor nursing care.

Provider
A
1.14%
State
B+
2.91%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This statistic tells you the percent of long-term care patients that have sustained a urinary tract infection. While a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it is difficult to compare between nursing homes due to facilities having varying reporting standards.

Provider
B+
1.59%
State
B+
2.21%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients which were administered antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior in situations where such medications are not medically required. Nevertheless, some nursing homes may need to rely on these medications due to having more residents suffering from dementia.

Provider
B+
10.45%
State
B+
11.1%
National
B
14.18%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of residents who were given antianxiety medications. These drugs are prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.

Provider
A
8.92%
State
A-
13.33%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients showing signs of depression.

Provider
B+
0.71%
State
B
7.09%
National
B+
5.07%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines vital to patient care.

Provider
D
89.09%
State
B
93.26%
National
B
92.05%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath. Some experts would argue this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.

Provider
B-
15.94%
State
B+
13.31%
National
B
14.45%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that retained mobility levels. Some would argue that the ability to move around is important for residents' well-being.

Provider
B-
15.22%
State
B-
15.38%
National
B
17.08%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is critical to maintaining the physical health of nursing home residents.

Provider
A+
0.37
State
B+
1.46
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of patients.

Provider
B+
15.22
State
B+
15.38
National
B
17.08

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Nearby Hospitals

United Memorial Medical Center 1.13 mi
127 North Street Batavia New York 14020
(585) 343-6030
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Medina Memorial Hospital 17.84 mi
200 Ohio Street Medina New York 14103
(585) 798-8111
Critical Access Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Wyoming County Community Hospital 18.11 mi
400 North Main Street Warsaw New York 14569
(585) 786-2233
Acute Care Hospitals
Government - Local

Nearby Dialysis

New York Dialysis Inc. 0.56 mi
Dialysis Stations: 18
4185 Veterans Memorial Drive Batavia New York 14020
(585) 343-0830
Lake Plains Dialysis at Batavia 1.95 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 16
587 East Main Street Batavia New York 14020
(585) 344-7097
Lake Plains Dialysis Center 17.36 mi
Dialysis Stations: 9
110 20 W. Center Street Ext. Medina New York 14103
(585) 798-3757