Cherry Brook Health Care Cente
102 Dyer Avenue, Canton CT 06019 · (860) 693-7777 · 97.2% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Jan 10, 2019 · By Nick Reese
Cherry Brook Health Care Cente is located in Canton, Connecticut, a city with a population of 10,129 people. It looks like this is a good nursing home. We gave it an overall grade of B, which is a quality grade. You could definitely do much worse than this place. This place was stronger in some categories than others, but it didn't have any poor grades in any of our four major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 : 100 Beds
Non profit - Corporation
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this facility also earned first-rate government inspections in recent years. We gave it one of our better grades in this area, with an A. Inspection scores are tied to pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Unfortunately, we were not able to find deficiency counts for this nursing home. Without the deficiency related data for this facility, it ended up being difficult to fully evaluate it in this area.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home is also above average in the area of short-term care, where it was awarded a score of B. It performed better than most nursing homes in this area. Short-term care ratings are based in part on the facility's quantity of highly-skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This includes a wide scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, in addition to other forms of therapy. One of this facility's strengths is the number of hours of physical therapy offered. We found that it offers at least one and a half times as many hours with physical therapists to its patients as most facilities. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients who ultimately were able to return home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
The next best category we gave this facility in any area came in the area of long-term care, where we awarded it a grade of B-. For prospective patients seeking a permanent residence rather than rehabilitation, long-term care is an important category. After assessing the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination record. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like this facility provided data regarding vaccinations. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Moving on to the last category, this facility was given a grade of B- for nursing, which is an acceptable score. Our nursing grade focuses on the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We consider both the levels of licensure of those nurses and the amount of time spent with residents. This place provides only 3.3 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis. This is a somewhat discouraging figure as it is well below the national average. Lastly, nursing scores also factor in quality-based metrics, such as preventing major falls. Despite not having the most impressive total nursing hours per resident, this place performed admirably in the area of preventing major falls. This is typically a good indicator that a facility has quality controls in place. Many falls can be avoided if a facility provides enough nurses to assist its residents.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.