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About N J Veterans Mem Home Paramus

General Information

Legal Business NameState Of New Jersey Omb Centralized Payroll
Ownership TypeGovernment - State
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareJune 22, 1995 (21 years)
Capacity336
Residents320
Percent Occupied95%
Program ParticipationMedicare
Resident And Family CouncilsBoth
In HospitalNo
Continuing Care Retirement CommunityNo
Special Focus FacilityNo
Auto Sprinkler System In Required AreasYes

Ratings for N J Veterans Mem Home Paramus

N J Veterans Mem Home Paramus
was reviewed by Medicare to have a rating of 4 out of 5. About Medicare Ratings
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Health Inspections Rating
Quality Measures Rating
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Overall Ratings of New Jersey Nursing Homes

Fines, Complaints, and Inspection Problems in the Past 3 Years

Compare The Number of Problems

Types of Problems at Nursing Homes

Some issues within a nursing home are much more severe than others. Medicare evaluates each problem based on 2 scales: the number of residents affected by a problem and the severity of the potential or actual harm to residents based on the problem. We have color coded the matrix below to make it easier to pick out the more severe problems. In general, orange and red issues related to the treatment of a resident are considered substandard quality of care.

  Residents Affected
Severity of the Deficiency Few Some Many
Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety J K L
Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy G H I
No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy D E F
No actual harm with potential for minimal harm A B C

October 23, 2015 - 14 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionProperly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionMaintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth Inspection1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
BSomePotential for Minimal HarmHealth InspectionEnsure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.

November 12, 2014 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaint+InspectionEnsure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionMake sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.

January 8, 2014 - 3 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmComplaintEnsure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.

Staffing Levels Per Resident per Day

Medicare determines the expected staffing time per resident per day depending on level of care the residents of N J Veterans Mem Home Paramus require. It is important to compare the reported time to expected time for a single facility instead of comparing the amount of time per resident of two facilities. Learn why.

2hr 30min
2hr 20min
ReportedExpected
CNA
25min
35min
ReportedExpected
LPN
1hr 5min
55min
ReportedExpected
RN
4hr 5min
3hr 50min
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

This facility also provides approximately 15min per resident per WEEK of physical therapist time.

Quality Measures for Long Stay Residents

100.0%
99.1%
99.1%
96.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015NJ
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
100.0%
100.0%
99.7%
95.1%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015NJ
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
41.0%
41.0%
38.4%
36.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015NJ
Low Risk Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder
13.0%
10.0%
10.5%
13.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015NJ
Received an Antipsychotic Medication
13.1%
10.3%
15.0%
12.9%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015NJ
Need for Help with ADLs has Increased
1.1%
3.3%
6.1%
3.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015NJ
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
12.2%
11.7%
4.9%
7.3%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015NJ
Lose Too Much Weight
10.0%
7.4%
9.9%
6.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015NJ
High Risk Residents With Pressure Ulcers
0.4%
0.0%
0.0%
3.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015NJ
Have Depressive Symptoms
3.6%
5.7%
5.6%
3.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015NJ
With a Urinary Tract Infection
4.2%
4.0%
3.6%
2.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015NJ
Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury
3.4%
5.3%
4.9%
2.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015NJ
With a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder
0.6%
0.7%
0.7%
1.3%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015NJ
Were Physically Restrained

Quality Measures for Short Stay Residents

100.0%
93.3%
96.0%
86.9%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015NJ
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
100.0%
95.8%
95.8%
86.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015NJ
Were Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
2.9%
16.7%
21.4%
10.9%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015NJ
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
-
4.8%
0.0%
1.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015NJ
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication
3.5%
7.0%
0.0%
1.1%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015NJ
With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened