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Bella Point Bridgton

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Updated Dec 1, 2018 by Nick Reese

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186 Portland Road,
Bridgton ME 04009

(207) 647-8821

84.41% estimated occupancy 1

Note: Data for Bella Point Bridgton has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

Bella Point Bridgton is a small nursing home located in Bridgton, Maine. This nursing home is an A rated facility, which is one of the top ratings we offer. We can not find many negative things to say about this nursing home. Its grades are just impeccable. One of the major highlights of this nursing home's exemplary report card is its inspection grade. Inspection grades are discussed in the next paragraph.

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Quick Details

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

Specialized Services

  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Recreational Therapy

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. Inspection scores are tied to many pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this area tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A

Contributing to its high-end profile, this nursing home also was awarded a dominant long-term care grade, with a grade of A. Nursing homes that excel in this category typically provide patients with better supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. After considering the volume of nursing care, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 96.55173 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is very impressive. Pneumonia sadly can be a deadly condition for nursing home residents so we like it when a facility doesn't take any chances. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A

This nursing home also was strong in the category of short-term care, where it received a grade of A. Not many nursing homes received a better grade in this category. Our short-term care scores are based on the facility's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a wide range of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, not to mention other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final datapoint we considered in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We found that 5.5 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A

The last category we analyzed is nursing, where this facility was given a grade of A. This rounded out a first-rate profile. Very few nursing homes earned an A- or better in every single category. Our nursing rating assesses the facility's level of nurse staffing. We consider both the levels of licensure of those nurses as well as the amount of time spent with residents. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at certain nursing quality measures in computing our nursing grades. These include minimizing residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We view these statistics as predictive measures of the quality of nursing care being provided, since better care tends to reduce these problems.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Dec 23

Bella Point Bridgton Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A+

In Bella Point Bridgton, 0% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percent of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to remaining in one position for an excessive period of time.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: F

In Bella Point Bridgton, 7.76% of Patients had Serious Falls

This indicates the percent of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Falls leading to injury are routinely the result of poor nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A+

In Bella Point Bridgton, 0% of Patients had UTIs

This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term patients who had a urinary tract infection. Although more infections could reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it can be difficult to compare between nursing homes due to differing reporting standards.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Bella Point Bridgton, 8.26% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A

In Bella Point Bridgton, 9.71% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percentage of residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are given to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: C

In Bella Point Bridgton, 10.71% of Patients

This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In Bella Point Bridgton, 97.52% of Patients

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these vaccines vital to patient safety.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-plus

In Bella Point Bridgton, 12.37% of Patients

This is the percentage of patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may indicate the deterioration of a patient's health.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A-minus

In Bella Point Bridgton, 19.84% of Residents

This is the percentage of residents who were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.


Grade: A-plus

In Bella Point Bridgton, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

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

Frequency Of ER Visits

Grade: A-minus

In Bella Point Bridgton, 48.58 ER visits per 1,000 resident days

This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of long-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: C

In Bella Point Bridgton, 19.84% of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical abilities of residents.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B

In Bella Point Bridgton, 12.36% of Patients

This is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to gauge patient well-being during rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: C

In Bella Point Bridgton, 70.66% of Resident

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements.

Nearby Hospitals

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  • Stephens Memorial HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 14.36 miles away181 Main Street Norway Maine 04268Voluntary non-profit - Private(207) 743-5933