Analysis Report of Nursing Homes in New Jersey

Key metrics for nursing homes in New Jersey including number and beds, staffing levels, occupancy, newest facilities, and more. Updated weekly.

Summary Analysis of Nursing Homes in New Jersey- The 10,000 foot view

Updated on July 7, 2024

According to the latest data compiled by NursingHomeDatabase.com, New Jersey has a total of 346 active skilled nursing facilities with 48,026 total beds. Based on the US Census estimates for the population of 9,261,699, the current total bed count represents one bed for every 192.85 persons in New Jersey. There were 38,887 residents as July 7, 2024 for a state wide occupancy level of 80.97 percent. (Note that the home count is based on monthly data provided by CMS and the number of beds and the occupancy numbers are based on weekly data. There is a minor number of homes that do not report their data weekly.)

According to the monthly data, New Jersey has added 0 new beds and lost 160 existing beds over the past year.

The Biden Administration has announced that it wants to regulate minimum nursing home staffing levels. They have proposed minimums of .55 hours of care per resident per day from registered nurses (RNs) and 2.45 hours of care per resident per day certified nursing aids (CNAs). These are the current level amount of hours per resident per day of care for New Jersey and a comparison to national averages.

Staffing Levels State National
Registered Nurse (RN) 0.71 0.65
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) 2.12 2.26
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) 0.92 0.87
All Staff 3.76 3.78

Detailed analysis pages for the largest cities in New Jersey:

COVID-19 Infections in New Jersey Nursing Homes

While COVID-19 infections and deaths are down significantly from late 2020 and 2021, the number of infections and deaths continues to be monitored. For nursing homes in New Jersey there were a total of 67 new cases and 67 new deaths among residents for the week ending July 7, 2024. The chart below shows COVID-19 activity for the past year.

New and Lost Nursing Homes in New Jersey

No new homes were reported by CMS over the past twelve months.

New Jersey lost 2 skilled nursing facilities and 160 beds over the past year. Below is list of the lost facilities:

Facility Number of Beds
Princeton Care Center 119
St Joseph's Home For Elderly 41

This data is based on homes reported by CMS. Additional homes may have opened or closed but are not yet in the dataset.

Occupancy Percentages for New Jersey Nursing Homes

The chart below shows the overall occupancy for nursing home beds in New Jersey. Occupancies levels for individual facilities will differ and can be found on the detail page for the specific nursing home.

Best and Worst Nursing Homes in New Jersey

The list below shows the best skilled nursing facilities in New Jersey based on their most recent weighted average inspection score. Some nursing homes may have higher overall 5-star ratings than the homes on this list. We feel that the health inspection score is the best indicator of current operations. It changes quicker than the overall rating.

Facility Rating
Imperial Care Center
919 GREEN GROVE ROAD
NEPTUNE, NJ
0.00
Continuing Care at Lantern Hill
537 MOUNTAIN AVENUE
NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ
0.67
Complete Care at Wall LLC
1725 MERIDIAN TRAIL
WALL, NJ
1.33
Sunnyside Manor
2500 RIDGEWOOD ROAD
WALL, NJ
2.00
Inglemoor Rehabilitation and Care Center of Living
311 S LIVINGSTON AVE
LIVINGSTON, NJ
2.00
Applewood Estates
ONE APPLEWOOD DRIVE
FREEHOLD, NJ
2.67
N J Veterans Mem Home Paramus
1 VETERANS DRIVE
PARAMUS, NJ
3.33
Careone at Wayne
493 BLACK OAK RIDGE ROAD
WAYNE, NJ
3.33
Skilled Nursing at Fellowship Village
8000 FELLOWSHIP DRIVE
BASKING RIDGE, NJ
3.33
Emerson Health Care Center
100 KINDERKAMACK ROAD
EMERSON, NJ
4.00

The list below shows the worst skilled nursing facilities in New Jersey based on their most recent weighted average inspection score.

Facility Rating
New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home Menlo
132 EVERGREEN RD
EDISON, NJ
595.83
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Sterling Manor
794 N FORKLANDING ROAD
MAPLE SHADE, NJ
585.00
Avant Rehabilitation and Care Center
1314 BRUNSWICK AVENUE
TRENTON, NJ
584.33
Little Brook Nursing and Convalescent Home
78 SLIKER ROAD
CALIFON, NJ
437.33
Majestic Center For Rehab and Sub-Acute Care
TWO COOPER PLAZA
CAMDEN, NJ
343.50
/
Silver Healthcare Center
1417 BRACE ROAD
CHERRY HILL, NJ
299.33
Rating Not Available
Mohawk Meadows
1 O'BRIEN LANE
LAFAYETTE, NJ
292.33
/
Skiles Ave and Sterling Dr Urban Renewal Oprations L
10 STERLING DRIVE
PISCATAWAY, NJ
290.33
Troy Hills Center
200 REYNOLDS AVE
PARSIPPANY, NJ
237.33
Hammonton Center For Rehabilitation and Healthcare
43 N WHITE HORSE PIKE
HAMMONTON, NJ
237.17

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Skilled Nursing Homes in New Jersey Compared to Nationwide

We have compared New Jersey nursing homes to the nationwide average on several metrics. New Jersey performed better than the national average on several metrics and worse on other metrics.

Cycle 1 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 7.80 Lower
Cycle 1 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 4.70 Lower
Cycle 2 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 4.10 Lower
Cycle 2 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 2.20 Lower
Cycle 3 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 4.10 Lower
Cycle 3 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 1.20 Lower
Average Number Of Residents Per Day 114.20 Higher
Reported Nurse Aide Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 2.12 Lower
Reported Lpn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.92 Higher
Reported Rn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.71 Higher
Reported Licensed Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 1.64 Higher
Reported Total Nurse Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 3.76 Lower
Total Number Of Nurse Staff Hours Per Resident Per Day On The Weekend 3.30 Lower
Registered Nurse Hours Per Resident Per Day On The Weekend 0.50 Higher
Reported Physical Therapist Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.10 Higher
Total Nursing Staff Turnover 47.70 Lower
Registered Nurse Turnover 46.80 Lower
Number Of Administrators Who Have Left The Nursing Home 0.70 Lower
Case-mix Rn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.36 Lower
Case-mix Total Nurse Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 3.03 Lower
Number Of Fines 2.20 Higher
Fine Amount In Dollars 37,494.00 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Whose Need For Help With Daily Activities Has Increased 9.39 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 5.88 Higher
Percentage Of Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control Of Their Bowels Or Bladder 44.20 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents With A Catheter Inserted And Left In Their Bladder 0.86 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents With A Urinary Tract Infection 1.19 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 7.91 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0.11 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Experiencing One Or More Falls With Major Injury 2.60 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Pneumococcal Vaccine 92.94 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Received An Antipsychotic Medication 10.84 Lower
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Pneumococcal Vaccine 79.36 Lower
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received An Antipsychotic Medication 1.26 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Whose Ability To Move Independently Worsened 9.95 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Received An Antianxiety Or Hypnotic Medication 17.59 Lower
Percentage Of High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 8.85 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 96.56 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Made Improvements In Function 85.01 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Were Assessed And Appropriately Given The Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 79.48 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Were Rehospitalized After A Nursing Home Admission 24.50 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Had An Outpatient Emergency Department Visit 8.77 Lower
Number Of Hospitalizations Per 1000 Long-stay Resident Days 2.07 Higher
Number Of Outpatient Emergency Department Visits Per 1000 Long-stay Resident Days 0.82 Lower

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