Nursing Homes in Connecticut
- 14thNational Rank
- 14Nursing Homes
- 8.34%Patients with pressure ulcers
- 2.86/5Average CMS Rating
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Connecticut Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Connecticut, 8.34% 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
In Connecticut, 3.61% 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
In Connecticut, 2.72% 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
In Connecticut, 15.41% 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
In Connecticut, 16.6% 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
In Connecticut, 10.52% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who are showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Connecticut, 87.7% 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
In Connecticut, 15.48% 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
In Connecticut, 15.42% 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.
In Connecticut, 2.09 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
In Connecticut, 15.42 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
In Connecticut, 10.47 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
In Connecticut, 76.57% 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.
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