4th
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5.88%
3.38stars
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Rhode Island Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is the percent of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long.

B+
5.88%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of patients that sustained a fall resulting in severe injury.

B
3.52%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This indicates the percent of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely caused by nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. Better nursing care can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. We want to point out that this statistic is affected by by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for these infections.

B
2.69%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs may be used for treating several conditions, including cognitive disorders.

B
15.73%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety medications. These drugs are generally used to treat patients experiencing depression and anxiety.

B+
15.36%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This is the percentage of patients exhibiting signs of depression.

B+
2.99%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is the percentage of residents that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

B
96.23%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and continence. Some would argue this is a measure of a resident's well-being.

B
15.36%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This is the percentage of residents who maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.

B+
18.9%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

Measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is important to preserving the physical health of residents.

B+
1.35

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

B-
18.9

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This tells you the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.

B-
11.38

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is the percent of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with ADL's usually correlates with superior rehabilitation.

B+
72.29%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Rhode Island's
Nursing Home Quality
A-
B+
Long-Term Care
A+
Inspection Reports
B+
Nurse Quality
A-
Short-Term Care
More information about Rhode Island
Number of Hospitals: 12
Number of Dialysis facilities: 16
Number of Medicaid beds: 8,673

Best Nurse Quality

  1. Overlook Masonic Health Center
  2. Ballou Home for the Aged
  3. Avalon Nursing Home
  4. Bethany Skilled Nursing Facility
  5. Hattie Ide Chaffee Home
Rhode Island is ranked as the 14th best state in the nation for nurse quality.

Best Short Term Care

  1. Life Care Center of West Bridgewater
  2. Royal Middletown Nursing Center
  3. Overlook Masonic Health Center
  4. Sunny View Nursing Home
  5. Royal of Westerly Nursing Center
Rhode Island is ranked as the 7th best state in the nation for short term care.

Best Long Term Care

  1. Ballou Home for the Aged
  2. Jeanne Jugan Residence
  3. St Clare Home
  4. Holiday Retirement Home
  5. Royal Taber Street Nurs & Rehab Center
Rhode Island is ranked as the 8th best state in the nation for long term care.

Best Health Inspection Rating

  1. Sunny View Nursing Home
  2. Woodpecker Hill Health Center
  3. Hallworth House
  4. Grandview Center
  5. Evergreen House Health Center
Rhode Island is ranked as the 4th best state in the nation for inspection ratings.

Rhode Island cities

City # of Nursing Homes # of Dialysis within 10 miles # of Hospitals within 10 miles Average Nursing Home Rating
Bristol2 3 4
A
Central Falls2 12 9
B+
Coventry3 1 1
A-
Cranston2 10 8
A
Cumberland2 13 9
A
East Providence7 10 9
A-
Greenville2 8 7
A
Johnston3 12 9
A
Middletown3 0 1
A
Newport3 0 1
A
North Kingstown3 3 3
A
Pascoag3 1 0
B+
Pawtucket3 12 9
B
Providence12 11 9
B+
Riverside2 11 8
A
Smithfield2 9 8
B
Warren3 6 4
A-
Warwick6 7 5
A
West Kingston2 1 1
A-
Westerly4 1 1
A-
Woonsocket5 4 3
A-