Chemung County Health Center - Nursing Facility

Chemung County Health Center - Nursing Facility

Overview

Chemung County Health Center – Nursing Facility is located in Elmira, NY, part of Chemung County.

According to United States census data, the city has a population of 26,299. 13.9% of residents are 65 years or older, 2.6% less than the U.S. population.

Three neighboring cities, towns, and the like are West Elmira, Elmira Heights, and Breesport.

Our network provides data for 3 senior living communities in Elmira, NY with this community.

About the Community

A county-owned entity, Chemung County Health Center – Nursing Facility accepts Medicare and Medicaid. The facility contains 200 beds with an average occupancy rate of 57.9%.

Resident council is available. Chemung County Health Center – Nursing Facility is not a continuing care retirement community.

The most recent standard fire safety inspection saw automatic sprinklers in all required areas.

Quality Measures and Vaccination Rates

Chemung County Health Center – Nursing Facility reports the below data to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The Retirement Being team compares each datum to the nation’s and New York’s averages.

Long-Stay Quality Measures

Anti-Anxiety Medication

C

16.6% of residents received anti-anxiety or hypnotic medication, 2.9% less than the nation and 3.3% more than the state.

Antipsychotic Medication

B

10.8% of residents received antipsychotic medication, 3.7% less than the nation and 0.8% less than the state.

Bowels or Bladder Control

D

53.7% of low-risk residents lose control of their bowels or bladder, 6.7% more than the nation and 0.3% more than the state.

Depressive Symptoms

D

8.8% of residents have depressive symptoms, 1.3% more than the nation and 4.4% less than the state.

Falls with a Major Injury

D

4.9% of residents have one or more falls with a major injury, 1.5% more than the nation and 1.9% more than the state.

Increased Need for Help

C

12.7% of residents’ need for help with daily activities increased, 1.9% less than the nation and 2.1% less than the state.

Influenza Vaccine

B

98.8% of residents were given the influenza vaccine, 3.4% more than the nation and 2.8% more than the state.

Physical Restraints

A

0% of residents were physically restrained, 0.2% less than the nation and 0.2% less than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine

B

99.6% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 6.9% more than the nation and 9.6% more than the state.

Pressure Ulcers

C

6.8% of high-risk residents have pressure ulcers, 1.3% less than the nation and 2.8% less than the state.

UTI

D

2.6% of residents have a urinary tract infection, 0.2% more than the nation and 0.5% more than the state.

Urinary Catheter

C

0.9% of residents have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder, 0.7% less than the nation and 0.2% less than the state.

Weight Loss

D

7.6% of residents lose too much weight, 1.6% more than the nation and 1.4% more than the state.

Worsening Movability

F

32.9% of residents’ ability to move independently worsened, 14.9% more than the nation and 15.5% more than the state.

Short-Stay Quality Measures

Antipsychotic Medication

A

0% of residents received antipsychotic medication for the first time, 1.8% less than the nation and 1.5% less than the state.

Improvements in Function

F

61.4% of residents saw improvements in function, 12.9% less than the nation and 13.6% less than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine

C

83.5% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 4% more than the nation and 11.9% more than the state.

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

D

73.9% of residents were given the seasonal influenza vaccine, 2.8% less than the nation and 2% less than the state.

COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Resident Primary Series

A

96.6% of residents were given the primary vaccination series, 9.3% more than the nation and 6.3% more than the state.

Resident Boosters

B

78.2% of residents were up-to-date on their vaccines, 20.9% more than the nation and 17.6% more than the state.

Staff Primary Series

A

99.6% of staff completed the primary vaccination series, 12.7% more than the nation and 0.7% more than the state.

Staff Boosters

C

45.7% of staff were up-to-date on their vaccines, 2.8% more than the nation and 9% less than the state.

Staffing Hours and Turnover Rates

Chemung County Health Center – Nursing Facility provides staffing information to the CMS, which the federal agency uses to calculate the below staffing data. Our team then sets each data point against the nation’s and New York’s averages.

Staffing Hours

Nurse Aide

C

Nurse aide hours total 2 hours and 4 minutes per resident daily, 7 minutes shorter than the nation and 1 minute longer than the state.

Licensed Partial Nurse

B

Licensed partial nurse hours total 1 hour and 1 minute per resident daily, 8 minutes longer than the nation and 15 minutes longer than the state.

Registered Nurse

B

Registered nurse hours total 53 minutes per resident daily, 12 minutes longer than the nation and 11 minutes longer than the state.

On the weekend, registered nurse hours total 27 minutes per resident daily, the same as the nation and the same as the state.

Physical Therapist

C

Physical therapist hours total 3 minutes per resident daily, the same as the nation and 3 minutes shorter than the state.

Staffing Turnover Rates

Registered Nurse

A

The registered nurse turnover rate is 33.3%, 18.6% lower than the nation and 14.6% lower than the state.

Total Nursing Staff

A

The total nursing staff turnover rate is 39.8%, 13.5% lower than the nation and 5.7% lower than the state.

Administrator

C

1 administrator left the facility within a recent one-year period, 0.3 more than the nation and 0.4 more than the state.

Local Businesses and Organizations

Healthcare

For Chemung County Health Center – Nursing Facility residents that require a hospital visit, Saint Joseph’s Hospital is the closest, 0.17 miles away. Arnot Ogden Medical Center is the next nearest, 1.6 miles away.

The closest pharmacies are Rite Aid, 0.61 miles away, and X-Gen Pharmaceuticals, 0.62 miles away. Walgreens and Walgreens are two more in the area.

Should there be a need for dental care, Dr Peter STrumpf Dds Pc and Daniel J Fleming DDS are 0.17 miles and 0.28 miles away. As for vision care, Twin Tiers Eye Care is 0.27 miles from the community.

Leisure Activities

If some fresh air or exercise is desired, Wisner Park is 0.66 miles away, and Riverfront Park is 0.66 miles away. Elmira Heights Entertainment is 2.74 miles away for an activity with little physical movement. Bookworms can find solace in Elmira Psychiatric Pro Library, 0.25 miles from Chemung County Health Center – Nursing Facility.

Nearby places of worship include Saint Paul Missionary Baptist Church and Frederick Douglass Ame Zion Church. The former is 0.17 miles, and the latter is 0.19 miles from the community.

When the time comes for a haircut or trim, First Ward Barbers is 0.71 miles away.

Sustenance

Seniors looking to dine out or order takeout have several choices, including D-‘s Pierogi Place and Pit Stop Sub Shop, 0.22 miles and 0.22 miles away. SUBWAY and 5th Street Deli are a couple of other establishments in the area.

To do some grocery shopping, Weis Markets is 0.7 miles away, and ALDI is 0.81 miles away. Weis Markets and ALDI are two more nearby options.

Financial Services

Take care of financial needs at First Heritage Federal Credit Union, 0.22 miles away, or Visions Federal Credit Union, 0.25 miles away. Territory Mortgage and HSBC are also in the vicinity of the community.

The Weather in Elmira

July was Elmira’s warmest month of the last year, with an average high of 85°F. Conversely, its coldest month was January. The average low in January was 8°F.

The city saw 28.67 inches of precipitation, 84.8 inches of snowfall, and average humidity of 71% over the last 12 months.

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