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Apple Rehab Avon

  • Nursing Home

Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
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Apple Rehab Avon's website

220 Scoville Road,
Avon CT 06001

(860) 673-3265

53.66% estimated occupancy 1

Apple Rehab Avon is a small nursing home in Avon, Connecticut. This facility appears to be one of the more impressive nursing homes we assessed. A grade of this caliber requires very strong scores across the board. We really can not say enough great things about this nursing home. The best part of this nursing home's impressive report card was its nursing rating. We discuss nursing in the next section

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation
  • Offers Respite Care
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Speech Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Recreational Therapy

Registered Staff Hours

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Nurse Quality

Grade: A

One of the reasons this place received a great overall grade is that it earned a very impressive nursing grade. In this area, we gave this facility an A. Nursing grades are mostly based on a nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place Connecticut in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as employing a policy of turning a patient even once per day.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A

We also would like to point out the fact that this nursing home was awarded an elite grade of A in our short-term care area. Short-term care grades are typically employed to grade a nursing home's rehabilitation services. To provide good rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must have higher levels of highly skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final datapoint we looked at in this area is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that 5.8 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-minus

This nursing home has earned near flawless government inspections in recent years. We gave them an impressive grade of A- in this area. Our inspection ratings are based on items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this category typically have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This particular nursing home received 3 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a good inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-minus

The final category we rated was long-term care, where this nursing home received a B-. This actually ended up being this facility's least impressive category. This is nevertheless not the end of the world. Our long-term care grades are meaningful for prospective residents needing personal care. On top of assessing the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 99 percent of its patients. Finally, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jul 22

Apple Rehab Avon Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-plus

In Apple Rehab Avon, 6.31% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percentage of long-term patients that are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a reliable indicator of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A

In Apple Rehab Avon, 3.94% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a fall which resulted in severe injury.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A+

In Apple Rehab Avon, 1.79% of Patients had UTIs

This indicates the percent of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often associated with lower quality nursing care. Additional nurse staffing reduces the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Keep in mind that this statistic is affected by by the fact that facilities have varying reporting standards for these infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-plus

In Apple Rehab Avon, 14.56% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term care residents taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: C

In Apple Rehab Avon, 17.25% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients taking antianxiety drugs.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Apple Rehab Avon, 5.92% of Patients

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents demonstrating symptoms of depression. Many in the industry argue that this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of life.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A-minus

In Apple Rehab Avon, 90.83% of Patients

Measures the percent of long-term patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-minus

In Apple Rehab Avon, 17.44% Percentage of Patients

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

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A-minus

In Apple Rehab Avon, 23.72% Percentage of Residents

This tells you the percent of residents that maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: C

In Apple Rehab Avon, 23.72 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: C

In Apple Rehab Avon, 9.54 Percentage of Patients

This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: A-minus

In Apple Rehab Avon, 74.33% Percentage of Resident

Measures the percent of short-term care residents who saw functional improvements.

Nearby Hospitals

  • John Dempsey HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 4.34 miles away263 Farmington Ave Farmington Connecticut 06032Government - Local(860) 679-1145
  • St Francis Hospital & Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 8.22 miles away114 Woodland Street Hartford Connecticut 06105Voluntary non-profit - Church(860) 714-4000
  • Hospital of Central Connecticut, TheAcute Care Hospitals 8.73 miles away100 Grand Street New Britain Connecticut 06050Voluntary non-profit - Other(860) 224-5011
  • Connecticut Childrens Medical CenterChildrens 9.18 miles away282 Washington Street Hartford Connecticut 06106Voluntary non-profit - Private(860) 545-9000
  • Hartford HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 9.27 miles away80 Seymour Street Hartford Connecticut 06102Voluntary non-profit - Private(860) 545-5000
  • Charlotte Hungerford HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 13.88 miles away540 Litchfield St Torrington Connecticut 06790Voluntary non-profit - Private(860) 496-6666
  • Midstate Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 16.01 miles away435 Lewis Avenue Meriden Connecticut 06450Voluntary non-profit - Private(203) 694-8200
  • Manchester Memorial HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 17.1 miles away71 Haynes St Manchester Connecticut 06040Proprietary(860) 647-4780

Nearby Dialysis

  • Uconn Dialysis Center4.27 miles away270 Farmington Ave ste160 Farmington Connecticut 06032Dialysis Stations: 19 (860) 678-1459
  • Farmington Dialysis4.6 miles away11 South Rd, Suite 110 Farmington Connecticut 06032Dialysis Stations: 13 (860) 678-0587
  • Fmc of Western Hartford7.61 miles away725 Park Avenue, Bloomfield Connecticut 06002Dialysis Stations: 19 (860) 726-0099
  • Dialysis Center of Newington7.88 miles away375 Willard Avenue Newington Connecticut 06111Dialysis Stations: 17 (860) 667-3898
  • Davita Willard Avenue Dialysis7.99 miles away445e Willard Avenue Newington Connecticut 06111Dialysis Stations: 19 (860) 667-1700
  • Fmc Dialysis Services Forestville8.33 miles away135 Middle Street Bristol Connecticut 06010CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (860) 584-2155
  • Herald Square Dialysis LLC8.6 miles awayOne Herald Square Suite 100 New Britain Connecticut 06051Dialysis Stations: 19 (860) 223-4963
  • Davita Hartford Dialysis8.72 miles away675 Tower Avenue Hartford Connecticut 06112CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 27 (860) 242-0735