THE BUCKINGHAM AT NORWOOD

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at The Buckingham at Norwood. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

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THE BUCKINGHAM AT NORWOOD
100 MCCLELLAN STREET
NORWOOD, NJ 07648
(201) 768-6222

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
R.N. Staff Only
Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

93%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 224
  • Certified Beds: 240

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By For Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Resident Services

The information below lists services this facility has provided for residents from October through December 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "Ultra-High Rehabilitation". To get a better idea of the types of services that are commonly performed, compare the "Percent of Service Days" column below. These services are based on submitted claims to Medicare and do not provide a complete overview of all the services provided by The Buckingham at Norwood. For more information read our guide on how nursing facilities are reimbursed, types of services, and ADL index scores.

Resident ServicesResident ConditionsPercent of Service Days

Ultra-High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1613.6%
ADL Index Range: 6-1041.3%
ADL Index Range: 0-539.0%
Total Percent:94.0%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 6-100.5%
ADL Index Range: 0-50.4%
Total Percent:0.8%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-160.1%
ADL Index Range: 0-52.0%
Total Percent:2.1%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 11-160.4%
ADL Index Range: 6-100.7%
ADL Index Range: 0-50.03%
Total Percent:1.2%
 

Special Care High

  • Comatose
  • Septicemia
  • Diabetes with daily injections and a change of order two or more days
  • Quadriplegia with ADL score greater or equal to 5
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and shortness of breath when lying flat
  • Fever with pneumonia, or vomiting, or weight loss, or feeding tube
  • Parenteral/IV feedings
  • Respiratory therapy for 7 days
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 15-16
- Signs of depression
0.5%
Total Percent:0.5%
 

Special Care Low

  • Cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, or Parkinson's disease with ADL score greater or equal to 5
  • Respiratory failure and oxygen therapy while a resident
  • Feeding tube where calories >= 51% or calories are in the range of 26-50% and fluid >= 501 mL)
  • Ulcers: 2 or more stage II or 1 or more stage III or IV pressure ulcers
  • Ulcers: 2 or more venous or arterial ulcers
  • Ulcers: 1 stage II pressure ulcer and 1 venous or arterial ulcer with 2 or more skin care treatments
  • Foot infection/diabetic foot ulcer/open lesions of foot with treatment
  • Radiation therapy while a resident
  • Dialysis while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 15-16
- No Signs of depression
1.5%
Total Percent:1.5%
 

Rating Details For The Buckingham at Norwood

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours46 Minutes59 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours36 Minutes38 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 5 Minutes2 Hours and 2 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 22 Minutes1 Hour and 37 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours3 Hours and 27 Minutes3 Hours and 39 Minutes

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for New Jersey are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityNew Jersey Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%91%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%90%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse8%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder3%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious10%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight5%8%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection4%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair-4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased7%13%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain1%2%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores8%15%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder20%47%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-4%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%87%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%87%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium-2%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores16%17%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain14%14%

Health Inspection Details -

All Medicare and/or Medicaid certified nursing home must undergo health inspections on average once a year, but may be more frequent if the facility is peforming poorly. These inspections cover most aspects of life in a nursing home, and are broken down into deficiencies types, which including: Pharmacy Service, Administration, Resident Rights, Nutrition and Dietary, Resident Assessment, Environmental, and Mistreatment. Below are the list of deficiencies found by inspectors in the past few years along with the degree of harm and how many residents may have been affected. Note: The most recent health survey was on 06/03/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 05/14/2008
  • Correction Date: 05/21/2008
Develop/Implement Required Procedures for the Administration of Immunizations.
  • Inspection Date: 05/14/2008
  • Correction Date: 05/21/2008
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 06/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/08/2010
Give Professional Services That Follow Each Resident's Written Care Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 06/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/08/2010

Resident Assessment

Make Sure All Assessments Are Accurate, Coordinated by an Rn, Done by the Right Professional, and Are Signed by the Person Completing Them.
  • Inspection Date: 06/03/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/08/2010

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for The Buckingham at Norwood, as well as complaints by residents or their family in the previous three years.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Formal ComplaintsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Quality Care

Properly Care for Residents Needing Special Services, Including: Injections, Colostomy, Ureostomy, Ileostomy, Tracheostomy Care, Tracheal Suctioning, Respiratory Care, Foot Care, and Prostheses.
  • Complaint Filed: 11/24/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/23/2009
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) - Retrieved 2011