Charlene Manor Extended Care Facility is a large non-profit nursing home located in Greenfield, Massachusetts. We awarded this facility an overall grade of B. A score in this range requires respectable scores in most areas. As far as we can see, this nursing home is a solid choice for quite a few people. The best part of this facility's impressive profile is its inspection rating. Inspection grades are discussed in the next paragraph
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Charlene Manor Extended Care Facility
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
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Best Nursing Home in Greenfield, Massachusetts Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving a strong overall rating, this facility performed even better in the area of inspections which is associated with the nursing home's recent government inspection reports. In fact, we awarded it an A- for that category, which is one of our best scores. Inspection scores are tied to datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this area typically have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. It does not look like we were able to find deficiency counts for this nursing home. We wish we had more data for this facility. Without complete deficiency data, it is challenging to fully grade this nursing home in the inspections category.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility also was awarded an impressive short-term care score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B+ in this category. Our short-term care grades are presumably most important for individuals requiring a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically mandates higher levels of highly-skilled nursing. This means not merely nursing services, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final item we considered in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 5.4 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
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This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B+ in this area. In computing a nursing home's nursing rating, we assess the amount of time nurses commit to patients as well as the levels of training of the nurses. This particular nursing home provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a protocol of moving patients at least once a day.
Long-term Care Quality
Turning to the final category, this nursing home was awarded a decent long-term care grade of B-. For patients in need of a permanent place to live rather than skilled nursing, long-term care grades are an important measure. In addition to looking at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 98.944595 percent of its residents. This facility keeps its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 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.
Charlene Manor Extended Care Facility Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Charlene Manor Extended Care Facility, 6.61% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term patients who suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a great barometer of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Charlene Manor Extended Care Facility, 3.77% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are routinely caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Charlene Manor Extended Care Facility, 2.05% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely linked to lower quality nursing care. However, this datapoint may be skewed for some nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Charlene Manor Extended Care Facility, 19.24% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Charlene Manor Extended Care Facility, 18.54% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term residents receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Charlene Manor Extended Care Facility, 2.48% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Charlene Manor Extended Care Facility, 91.39% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Charlene Manor Extended Care Facility, 16.21% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and continence. Some believe that this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Charlene Manor Extended Care Facility, 15.75% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Charlene Manor Extended Care Facility, 1.68 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Charlene Manor Extended Care Facility, 15.75 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Charlene Manor Extended Care Facility, 11.2 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of emergency room visits 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
In Charlene Manor Extended Care Facility, 71.52% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percent of short-term patients who saw functional improvements.
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