9th
28
5.36%
3.44stars
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Connecticut Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents who suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are an barometer of nursing care quality.

B+
5.36%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is an indication of the percentage of long-term care patients who have suffered a fall resulting in severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be an indicator of poor nursing care.

B
3.79%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This indicates the percent of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often linked to worse hygiene protocols. However, this datapoint may be misleading for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.

B+
2.08%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This measures the percentage of long-term care residents taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.

B-
15.31%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term care patients which are prescribed antianxiety medication. These drugs are typically given to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.

B+
17.57%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This is the percent of patients showing depressive symptoms. Increased levels of depression may indicate worse patient care.

A-
1.3%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

B-
91.18%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and bathing.

B
15.34%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This is the percent of residents who maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.

B
17.83%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.

B
1.81

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.

B
17.83

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This indicates the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the quality of short-term care.

B+
8.51

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This metric measures the percentage of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some argue that this is a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.

B-
64.16%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Connecticut's
Nursing Home Quality
A-
B+
Long-Term Care
A
Inspection Reports
B+
Nurse Quality
B+
Short-Term Care
More information about Connecticut
Number of Hospitals: 37
Number of Dialysis facilities: 50
Number of Medicaid beds: 3,356

Best Nurse Quality

  1. Overlook Masonic Health Center
  2. Mary's Meadow at Providence Place
  3. Jeanne Jugan Residence
  4. Kendal on Hudson
  5. Bergen County Health Care Center
Connecticut is ranked as the 16th best state in the nation for nurse quality.

Best Short Term Care

  1. John T Mather Memorial Hosp T C U
  2. Jefferson House
  3. The Knolls
  4. The Amsterdam at Harborside
  5. Northwell Health Stern Family Center for Rehab
Connecticut is ranked as the 10th best state in the nation for short term care.

Best Long Term Care

  1. Ballou Home for the Aged
  2. Bayberry Nursing Home
  3. Bergen County Health Care Center
  4. The Bradley Home & Pavillion
  5. The Knolls
Connecticut is ranked as the 15th best state in the nation for long term care.

Best Health Inspection Rating

  1. Woodpecker Hill Health Center
  2. Kent Regency Center
  3. John T Mather Memorial Hosp T C U
  4. Westfield Center
  5. Hallworth House
Connecticut is ranked as the 14th best state in the nation for inspection ratings.

Connecticut cities

City # of Nursing Homes # of Dialysis within 10 miles # of Hospitals within 10 miles Average Nursing Home Rating
Bridgeport1 6 4
A-
Danbury1 2 1
A
Fairfield1 5 5
A-
Hamden1 11 4
B
Hartford1 14 7
B+
Manchester1 6 5
B-
Meriden1 10 5
A+
Milford2 9 7
B
Naugatuck1 2 1
B
New Haven1 10 5
A+
Newington1 12 8
A+
Wallingford1 6 2
C