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93
5.45%
3.7stars
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Maine Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care reduces the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.

B+
5.45%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This indicates the percentage of residents that suffered from a fall resulting in severe injury.

B-
4.1%

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. These infections may be associated with poorer hygiene.

B-
3.24%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may mean a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such medications aren't medically indicated. However, some nursing homes need to rely on these drugs due to an increased number of patients suffering from dementia.

B-
18.01%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are given to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.

B+
16.51%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who are exhibiting signs of depression.

B-
8.13%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This tells you the percent of residents who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

B
96.91%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is the percent of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of the erosion of a resident's medical condition.

B+
12.7%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that retained mobility levels.

A-
21.48%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.

A-
1.27

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.

C
21.48

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

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

C
13.76

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Measures the percent of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many believe this is a reasonable measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.

B
67.99%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Maine's
Nursing Home Quality
A
B+
Long-Term Care
A+
Inspection Reports
A-
Nurse Quality
A-
Short-Term Care
More information about Maine
Number of Hospitals: 36
Number of Dialysis facilities: 19
Number of Medicaid beds: 6,546

Best Nurse Quality

  1. Montello Manor
  2. Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village
  3. Caribou Rehab and Nursing Center
  4. Sandy River Center
  5. Rumford Community Home
Maine is ranked as the 5th best state in the nation for nurse quality.

Best Short Term Care

  1. The Gardens
  2. Piper Shores
  3. Riverwoods at Exeter
  4. Cedars Nursing Care Center
  5. Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village
Maine is ranked as the 2nd best state in the nation for short term care.

Best Long Term Care

  1. Mid Coast Senior Health Center
  2. Montello Manor
  3. Presque Isle Rehab and Nursing Center
  4. Eastport Memorial Nursing Home
  5. Cove's Edge
Maine is ranked as the 11th best state in the nation for long term care.

Best Health Inspection Rating

  1. Coos County Nursing Home
  2. Riverwoods at Exeter
  3. Rockingham County Nursing Home
  4. Webster at Rye
  5. Caribou Rehab and Nursing Center
Maine is ranked as the 3rd best state in the nation for inspection ratings.

Maine cities

City # of Nursing Homes # of Dialysis within 10 miles # of Hospitals within 10 miles Average Nursing Home Rating
Auburn2 2 2
A+
Augusta4 2 1
B+
Bangor6 2 3
A-
Belfast2 1 1
B+
Biddeford2 1 1
A-
Brunswick2 1 1
A+
Camden2 0 1
A
Caribou2 0 1
A+
Ellsworth2 1 1
A+
Falmouth2 2 3
B
Farmington3 1 1
A+
Houlton2 0 1
B
Kennebunk2 1 1
B+
Lewiston4 2 2
B+
Portland4 2 3
A
Saco2 1 1
A+
Sanford2 0 0
A+
Scarborough3 2 3
A+
Skowhegan2 1 1
B+
South Paris2 0 1
A
Waterville3 1 1
A-
Yarmouth2 0 0
B+