Woodland Pond at New Paltz is a facility in New Paltz, New York. This city has 18,308 people. This turns out to be a grade A facility, which is a phenomenal score. Based on our ratings, this place is simply as good as it gets. One of the best aspects of this nursing home's exemplary report card is its nursing score. We discuss nursing in the next paragraph.
Woodland Pond at New Paltz
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Other
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Palliative Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Top Nursing Home in New York Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in New Paltz, New York Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in New York Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in New Paltz, New York Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in New York Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in New Paltz, New York Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to emphasize that this nursing home excelled in our nursing grade. We gave them an A+ in this area. When computing our nursing ratings, we look at both nursing hours and the levels of licensure of those nurses. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Turning to our inspection category, this facility excelled in that area, which is based on the facility's inspection reports. We awarded it a grade of A for that category. Our inspection ratings are based on several datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent government inspections. Nursing homes that excel in this category have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Fortunately, although this place had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G through L. This means that the inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Long-term Care Quality
Moving on our third area, we awarded this nursing home a score of A- for its long-term care grade. This is a first-rate score. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care tend to provide residents with better supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. On top of assessing the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 94.69027 percent of its residents. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients out of the hospital. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
In the final category we assessed, this nursing home received an impressive grade grade of A- in our short-term care category. With this score, the nursing home wrapped up a straight A profile. Our short-term care ratings are based on a facility's quantity of highly-skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This includes a broad spectrum of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final item we looked at in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that 4.5 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
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, 9.58% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric tells you the percent of long-term care residents who suffer from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We use this statistic in calculating both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Woodland Pond at New Paltz, 3.04% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care. Better nursing protocols minimizes the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Woodland Pond at New Paltz, 2.1% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Woodland Pond at New Paltz, 11.59% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are used for treating a variety of medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Woodland Pond at New Paltz, 13.3% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Woodland Pond at New Paltz, 13.2% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. High rates of depression may be a sign worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Woodland Pond at New Paltz, 91.26% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Woodland Pond at New Paltz, 14.75% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Woodland Pond at New Paltz, 17.32% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In Woodland Pond at New Paltz, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Woodland Pond at New Paltz, 17.32 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Woodland Pond at New Paltz, 8.8 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to assess the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Woodland Pond at New Paltz, 75.07% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percentage of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements.
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