Woodland Pond at New Paltz is a small non-profit nursing home in New Paltz, New York. We gave this facility an A overall grade, ranking it in the top ten percentile of all nursing homes in the nation. At the end of the day, this place is a no brainer for just about anybody. Headlining this place's exemplary report card is its nursing score, which we will address in the next section.
Woodland Pond at New Paltz
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
100 Woodland Pond Circle,
New Paltz NY 12561
79.75% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
We also want to emphasize the fact that this facility excelled in our nursing rating. We awarded them an A+ in this area. We scrutinized the licensure of nurses working for the nursing home, as well as the quantity of hours the nurses were with residents, in calculating our rating in this category. This facility provided 7.5 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. This was one of the highest figures we found. Furthermore, 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. On top of offering high levels of care, this facility also fared well in several of the quality-based metrics we looked at. By way of illustration, in terms of the percentage of its patients suffering from pressure ulcers, this facility outpaced the national average. This is often a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls. Pressure ulcers can typically be avoided with better nursing care and a policy of regularly turning residents to avoid bed sores.
Adding to its impressive category grades, this nursing home excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned a grade of A. Not many nursing homes performed as well in this area. Our inspection ratings are tied to many datapoints located in the a nursing home's inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this category have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. While this facility had a few deficiencies on its report, none were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Short-term Care Quality
We also want to alert you to the fact that this nursing home received a superb score of A in our short-term care category. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we analyze a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This grade is more often than not a fair measure of the facility's rehabilitation services. This facility is the gold standard in terms of skilled nursing staffing. It provided about 1.5 times as many physical therapist and registered nurse hours per patient than the typical facility. The final measure we assessed in this area is the percentage of patients that ultimately were able to return home from the facility. We found that it performed better than most facilities in this area with 50.4 percent of its patients returning home.
Long-term Care Quality
In the final category we scored, this facility was given a very strong grade of A- in our long-term care category. With this score, the nursing home finished off a straight A report card. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care typically provide residents with more supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. On top of considering the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 95.45455 percent of its residents. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents healthy. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.57 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Woodland Pond at New Paltz Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Woodland Pond at New Paltz, 9.64% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure tells you the percent of long-term care residents who suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We bake this statistic into our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Woodland Pond at New Paltz, 3.1% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term care residents that experienced a fall leading to severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indication of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Woodland Pond at New Paltz, 2.09% of Patients had UTIs
This figure tells you the percent of long-term patients who have had urinary tract infections. While a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it is difficult to compare different nursing homes due to nursing homes having reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Woodland Pond at New Paltz, 11.62% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs may be used for several conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Woodland Pond at New Paltz, 13.11% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Woodland Pond at New Paltz, 13.02% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Woodland Pond at New Paltz, 92.45% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Woodland Pond at New Paltz, 14.69% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and bathing. Many believe this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Woodland Pond at New Paltz, 18.9% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Woodland Pond at New Paltz, 1.2 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Woodland Pond at New Paltz, 18.9 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Woodland Pond at New Paltz, 8.78 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Woodland Pond at New Paltz, 74.53% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percentage of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements.
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