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N J VETERANS MEM HOME PARAMUS - PARAMUS, NJ

 



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Address
1 VETERANS DRIVE
PARAMUS, NJ, 07652
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (201) 634-8401

Number of Certified Beds: 336
Total Number of Residents: 326
Percent of Occupied Beds: 97%
Sprinkler Status: Fully Sprinklered
Program Participation: Medicare
Type of Ownership: Government - State
Located Within a Hospital?: No
Multi Nursing Home Ownership?: No
Resident and Family Councils: Both
Continuing Care Retirement Community?: No
Quality Indicator Survey?: No
Special Focus Facility?: No
Type: Skilled Nursing Facilities


Overall Star Rating: 3 Stars
Health Inspections Star Rating: 2 Stars
Nurse Staffing Star Rating: 5 Stars
Quality Measures Star Rating: 4 Stars
RN Only Star Rating: 5 Stars

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Administrative Staff - Full Time: 15.00
Certified Nurse Aides - Full Time: 173.71
Food Service Personnel - Full Time: 56.00
Food Service Personnel - Part Time: 0.57
Housekeeping Personnel - Full Time: 44.57
Licensed Practical/ Vocational Nurses - Full Time: 27.43
Medical Directors - Under Contract: 0.80
Nurses With Administrative Duties - Full Time: 22.86
Registered Nurses - Full Time: 45.71
Rn Director Of Nursing - Full Time: 1.14
Social Workers - Full Time: 3.00
Activities Professionals - Full Time: 2.29
Other Physicians - Part Time: 0.57
Pharmacists - Under Contract: 1.14
Other Physicians - Under Contract: 0.57
Physician Extenders - Under Contract: 2.57
Dietitians - Full Time: 4.00
Housekeeping Personnel - Part Time: 1.14
Occupational Therapists - Full Time: 2.29
Physical Therapists - Full Time: 2.29
Occupational Therapy Assistants - Full Time: 1.14
Physical Therapy Aide - Full Time: 0.57
Speech Pathologists - Part Time: 0.69
Physician Extenders - Part Time: 1.29
Mental Health Services Personnel - Part Time: 0.20
Physical Therapy Aide - Part Time: 0.46
Dentists - Part Time: 0.50
Podiatrists - Part Time: 0.17

Provided Services

  • Activities Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Administration And Storage Of Blood Services Are Provided Offsite To Residents
  • Clinical Laboratory Services Are Provided Offsite To Residents
  • Clinical Laboratory Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Dental Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Diagnostic Xray Services Are Provided Offsite To Residents
  • Diagnostic Xray Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Dietary Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Housekeeping Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Mental Health Services Are Provided Offsite To Residents
  • Mental Health Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Nursing Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Occupational Therapy Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Pharmacy Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Physical Therapy Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Physician Extender Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Physician Services Are Provided Offsite To Residents
  • Physician Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Podiatry Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Social Work Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Speech/Language Pathology Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Vocational Services Are Provided Offsite To Residents

Quality Measures

Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
Here:

17.5%
State:

15.2%
Percent of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Here:

7.6%
State:

6.3%
Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
Here:

10.5%
New Jersey:

9.0%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
Here:

7.8%
State:

7.4%
Percent of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
This Nursing Home:

50.0%
State:

32.4%
Percent of long-stay residents who have had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
Here:

5.0%
New Jersey:

3.1%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
This Nursing Home:

4.9%
State:

6.8%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
This Nursing Home:

3.7%
State:

7.4%
Percent of long-stay residents who were physically restrained
This Nursing Home:

0.9%
State:

2.7%
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
Here:

3.8%
New Jersey:

2.7%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Here:

100.0%
New Jersey:

95.8%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Here:

100.0%
State:

95.5%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
This Nursing Home:

100.0%
New Jersey:

88.2%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
This Nursing Home:

100.0%
State:

87.5%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
This Nursing Home:

17.1%
State:

18.1%

Staff Information

Number of Registered Nurses Hours Per Resident Per Day
This Nursing Home:

1.050
State:

0.818
Number of Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Hours Per Resident Per Day
Here:

0.510
New Jersey:

0.741
Total Number of Licensed Staff Hours Per Resident Per Day
This Nursing Home:

1.560
New Jersey:

1.555
Number of ,Certified Nurse Assistant Hours Per Resident Per Day
This Nursing Home:

0.050
New Jersey:

0.123
Number Therapy Hours Per Resident Per Day
This Nursing Home:

0.050
New Jersey:

0.125

Complaint Deficiency

An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

A two-hour-resistant firewall in common walls: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Follow policies and procedures to convey the resident's personal funds to the appropriate party responsible after the resident's death: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Exits that are accessible at all times: Few (Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety)

Corridors or aisles that are unobstructed and are at least 8 feet in width: Some (Potential for minimal harm)

Make sure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, and receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder function: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

1) Make sure that each resident's drug regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; 2) Each resident's entire drug/medication is managed and monitored to achieve highest well being: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Construction that can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure that residents with reduced range of motion get proper treatment and services to increase range of motion: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure that the nursing home area is free from accident hazards and risks and provides supervision to prevent avoidable accidents: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way: Many (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

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