Bangor Nursing & Rehabilitation is a facility located in Bangor, Maine, which has 44,899 people. This nursing home received an A- overall, which is one of our more impressive scores. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top third of all nursing homes in the nation. The best part of this facility's strong report card was its inspection rating. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section
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Bangor Nursing & Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a top notch nursing home overall, it also excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned an A. Not many facilities performed better in this category. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in calculating our inspection scores. One critical factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some end up being relatively minor. While this nursing home had some minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you the inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Remember that deficiency-free inspections are rare in the industry.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was elite in the area of short-term care, where we gave it a score of A. Only a select group of facilities received a better grade in this area. In crafting these short-term care ratings, we look at the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our goal is to devise a measure for sizing up the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last measure we assessed in this area is the percentage of patients that ultimately returned home from the nursing home. We found that 5.6 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
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To complement its strong performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. There are many datapoints within this grade. Most of these subcategories relate to nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
The final area we scored was long-term care, where this facility received a B-. Although this is its worst category score, this is still not a poor grade. Our long-term care ratings are more meaningful for patients requiring more traditional assistance associated with personal care. After considering the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination record. We were concerned by the fact that this facility vaccinated just 86.33093 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Fortunately, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bangor Nursing & Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bangor Nursing & Rehabilitation, 12.87% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric indicates the percent of long-term patients that suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a solid indicator of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bangor Nursing & Rehabilitation, 2.88% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric tells you the percent of long-term stay patients that sustained falls which caused severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bangor Nursing & Rehabilitation, 3.73% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bangor Nursing & Rehabilitation, 25.38% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are administered to residents for many medical conditions, including dementia. Unfortunately, in limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bangor Nursing & Rehabilitation, 17.6% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are administered to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bangor Nursing & Rehabilitation, 0% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bangor Nursing & Rehabilitation, 91.81% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bangor Nursing & Rehabilitation, 13.82% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bangor Nursing & Rehabilitation, 20.35% of Residents
This metric tracks the percentage of long-term residents that maintained mobility.
In Bangor Nursing & Rehabilitation, 0.02 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is critical to preserving the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bangor Nursing & Rehabilitation, 20.35% of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Bangor Nursing & Rehabilitation, 15.39% of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Bangor Nursing & Rehabilitation, 89.35% of Resident
Measures the percentage of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts believe this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.
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