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Cedar Ridge Center

Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn

Historical Rating
Grade: B-plus
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23 Cedar Ridge Drive,
Skowhegan ME 04976

(207) 474-9686

93.6% estimated occupancy 1

Cedar Ridge Center is a facility located in Skowhegan, Maine. This city has a total of 9,903 people. We gave this nursing home an overall grade of B+. A grade in this range requires strong scores in most areas. In fact, we ranked this nursing home in the top third of all facilities in the nation. Fortunately, this facility did not have any bad scores in any of the four major categories. More information about these categories is available below.

Quick Details

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

Registered Staff Hours

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Facility Inspections

Grade: A

On top of earning a great overall grade, this facility performed even better in our inspections category which is associated with the facility's recent inspections. We awarded it a grade of A for that area, which is one of our highest scores. Perhaps the most critical factor we look at in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities with higher scores in this category most likely dodged the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. While this nursing home had a few minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means that CMS did not consider 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 this industry.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

This nursing home performed well in our short-term care category. As a result, we gave it a score of A- for that area, which happens to be one of our most dominant scores. Our short-term care grades are based in part on the facility's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a wide scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. When we assessed this facility's nursing hours, we found it offered quite a bit more care from registered nurses than most facilities. Finally, we looked at the number of patients who eventually returned home from this nursing home. This place performed as well as just about any facility in the nation in this area with 59.6 percent of its patients returning home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B-plus

Another strong feature for this facility is that it received an impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of B+. In calculating a nursing home's nursing grade, we weigh the quantity of hours nurses are seeing patients as well as the level of licensure of those nurses. This nursing home offers 3.8 hours of nursing care per resident daily, of which more than an hour of those were provided by registered nurses. This is one of the more highly skilled nurses. In computing our nursing scores, we attach more weight to hours provided by registered nurses. Lastly, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed better than average in this area. This is often a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: C

The last category we scored was this facility's poorest area. However, even in its worst category we still gave it an acceptable grade of C for our long-term care category. Long-term care grades are based on the nursing home's amount of nursing care. This means a vast range of personal care services, ranging from assistance with activities of daily living to routine healthcare services. On top of assessing the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. Fortunately, this nursing home provided the vaccine to 98.27586 percent of its residents, which is an above average figure. This nursing home also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization 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 18Jun 22

Cedar Ridge Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-minus

In Cedar Ridge Center, 5.98% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B

In Cedar Ridge Center, 3.69% of Patients had Serious Falls

This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term care residents who suffered falls which caused serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be a sign of lower levels of patient supervision.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: C

In Cedar Ridge Center, 3.28% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care . UTI's are often associated with a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this datapoint may be misleading for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: C

In Cedar Ridge Center, 20.45% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B

In Cedar Ridge Center, 16.59% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric gauges the percent of long-term residents who are prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: D

In Cedar Ridge Center, 8.28% of Patients

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients exhibiting depressive symptoms.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In Cedar Ridge Center, 94.82% of Patients

This metric measures the percent of long-term patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A

In Cedar Ridge Center, 14.76% Percentage of Patients

Measures the percent of long-term care patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and eating.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A

In Cedar Ridge Center, 27.36% Percentage of Residents

This metric measures the percent of long-term patients who remained mobile levels. Some argue that the ability to move around is important for patients mental and physical health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: A

In Cedar Ridge Center, 0.93 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of nursing home care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: D

In Cedar Ridge Center, 27.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: D

In Cedar Ridge Center, 14.33 Percentage of Patients

This metric measures 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 measure patient well-being during rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-plus

In Cedar Ridge Center, 74.02% Percentage of Resident

This indicates the percent of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with activities of daily living often correlates with better rehabilitation.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Redington Fairview General HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 1.68 miles away46 Fairview Ave PO Box 468 Skowhegan Maine 04976Proprietary(207) 474-5121
  • Sebasticook Valley HealthCritical Access Hospitals 16.16 miles away447 North Main Street Pittsfield Maine 04967Voluntary non-profit - Private(207) 487-5141
  • Northern Light Inland HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 16.88 miles away200 Kennedy Memorial Drive Waterville Maine 04901Proprietary(207) 861-3000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Dci Skowhegan1.35 miles awayDialysis Clinic Inc. Skowhegan, Me 27 Research Drive/PO Box 2231 Skowhegan Maine 04976Dialysis Stations: 12 (207) 474-6002
  • Dci Greater Waterville13.2 miles away205 Ridge Rd Fairfield Maine 04937CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 21 (207) 238-9321

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