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Nursing Homes in Rhode Island

  • 25th
    National Rank
  • 76
    Nursing Homes
  • 7.49%
    Patients with pressure ulcers
  • 3.05/5
    Average CMS Rating

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Rhode Island Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B

In Rhode Island, 7.49% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percent of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to remaining in the same position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B

In Rhode Island, 3.74% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percent of residents that sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care. Better nursing care minimizes the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B

In Rhode Island, 2.83% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often linked to worse hygiene protocols. More frequent bathing can limit the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Note that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for these infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-minus

In Rhode Island, 17.89% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are used to treat several medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-plus

In Rhode Island, 15.01% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This statistic measures the percent of long-term residents taking antianxiety medications.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-plus

In Rhode Island, 2.58% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents demonstrating depressive symptoms. Many in the industry believe that this is a reliable measure of resident quality of care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-minus

In Rhode Island, 94.38% of Patients

This is the percent of patients that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-minus

In Rhode Island, 16.46% Percentage of Patients

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

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Rhode Island, 20.63% Percentage of Residents

This indicates the percent of patients that were able to retain mobility over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Rhode Island, 1.22 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is key to the physical health of patients.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Rhode Island, 20.63 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B-minus

In Rhode Island, 12.45 Percentage of Patients

This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B

In Rhode Island, 77.52% Percentage of Resident

This tells you the percentage of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with activities of daily living generally correlates with better rehabilitation.

Rhode Island 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
Bristol234
Grade: D
Central Falls2129
Grade: B-plus
Coventry311
Grade: B-minus
Cranston2108
Grade: A-minus
Cumberland2139
Grade: B
East Providence7109
Grade: A-minus
Greenville287
Grade: B
Johnston3129
Grade: A-minus
Middletown301
Grade: A-minus
Newport301
Grade: B-plus
North Kingstown333
Grade: B-plus
Pascoag310
Grade: B
Pawtucket3129
Grade: B-minus
Providence11119
Grade: B
Riverside2118
Grade: B
Smithfield298
Grade: B
Warren364
Grade: B-plus
Warwick675
Grade: B-plus
West Kingston211
Grade: B
Westerly311
Grade: A-minus
Woonsocket443
Grade: C