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Nursing Homes in Connecticut

  • 18th
    National Rank
  • 28
    Nursing Homes
  • 6.69%
    Patients with pressure ulcers
  • 2.81/5
    Average CMS Rating

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Connecticut Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-plus

In Connecticut, 6.69% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term residents who are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers . We bake this statistic into our nursing grades.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B

In Connecticut, 3.55% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of residents that have had a fall leading to serious injury.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B

In Connecticut, 1.93% of Patients had UTIs

This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents which had a UTI. While more infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it can be problematic to compare between facilities due to facilities having varying reporting standards.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B

In Connecticut, 14.74% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are given to residents for many medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Tragically, in some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-plus

In Connecticut, 17.2% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term care residents receiving antianxiety drugs.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-plus

In Connecticut, 6.52% of Patients

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who are showing depressive symptoms.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: C

In Connecticut, 88.27% of Patients

Measures the percent of long-term care residents that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines important for resident well-being.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-minus

In Connecticut, 17.82% Percentage of Patients

This metric measures the percent of long-term patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and bathing.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Connecticut, 22.18% Percentage of Residents

This tells you the percent of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B

In Connecticut, 1.49 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is critical to maintaining the physical well-being of patients.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Connecticut, 22.18 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B-plus

In Connecticut, 9.56 Percentage of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B

In Connecticut, 75.26% Percentage of Resident

This is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many argue that this is a reasonable measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.

Connecticut cities

City . Ascending order# of Nursing Homes . No order set# of Dialysis within 10 miles . No order set# of Hospitals within 10 miles . No order setAverage Nursing Home Rating . No order set
Bridgeport164
Grade: C
Danbury121
Grade: A
Fairfield155
Grade: A-minus
Hamden1114
Grade: B-plus
Hartford1147
Grade: B
Manchester165
Grade: B-minus
Meriden1105
Grade: A-plus
Milford297
Grade: B-minus
Naugatuck121
Grade: C
New Haven1105
Grade: A
Newington1128
Grade: A-plus
Wallingford162
Grade: F