Clover Manor is an average-sized nursing home located in Auburn, Maine. This proved to be a grade A facility, which is a dominant grade. You really can't do much better than this nursing home. Keep reading to see this facility's category ratings, which are equally impressive. You just can't do much better than a straight A profile.
Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn
440 Minot Ave,
Auburn ME 04210
68.8% estimated occupancy 1
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Short-term Care Quality
On top of receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home received an A+ in our short-term care category. Short-term care scores are based in part on a nursing home's quantity of skilled nursing services. This includes a broad range of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. This nursing home provides more services with physical therapists and registered nurses than most nursing homes we looked at. This is usually a favorable sign. The final metric we looked at in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We found that it performed as well as just about any nursing home in Maine in this area with 69.5 percent of its residents returning home.
This nursing home also earned an A+ inspection score, making it one of the few places to receive multiple A+'s in our categories. This is based on the facility's recent inspection reports. An A+ in this area is one of the highest complements we can pay to a nursing home. Our inspection grades weigh several factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher grades in this area typically have few severe deficiencies. While this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its report, none of them were serious based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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This nursing home also received a very impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A. Our nursing grade includes a host of factors. The most important one is the number of hours nurses spent with patients. This nursing home provides an impressive 4 hours of nursing care per patient daily. Of this total, nearly one quarter of the hours were provided by registered nurses, which is one of the most highly trained levels of nurses. Finally, this facility also excelled in several of the quality measures we assessed. With less than five percent of its residents suffering from pressure ulcers, this place performed as well as any nursing home the state in this category. This is often a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Many pressure ulcers can be avoided by providing better nursing care and a system of turning residents more frequently.
Long-term Care Quality
The last area we scored is long-term care, where this nursing home received a grade of A-. This rounded out an elite profile. Not many nursing homes earned an A- or higher in in each area we assessed. When facilities receive this type of score in this category it is a good sign for resident care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses aids. Once we finished looking at the amount of care provided by nurses, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 98.12734 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia can be a life threatening condition for nursing home residents so we like it when a nursing home does not take any chances. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0.69 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Clover Manor Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Clover Manor, 5.98% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often the result of patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Clover Manor, 3.69% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care . Major falls resulting in injury are routinely the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Clover Manor, 3.28% of Patients had UTIs
This gauges the percentage of long-term residents that have sustained a UTI. UTI's may be an indicator of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this datapoint can also be skewed for some nursing homes due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Clover Manor, 20.45% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are administered to patients for many conditions, including cognitive disorders. Unfortunately, in some cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Clover Manor, 16.59% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that are administered antianxiety medication. These medications are typically used to treat patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Clover Manor, 8.28% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who are exhibiting signs of depression. Many argue this is a reliable measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Clover Manor, 94.82% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Clover Manor, 14.76% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of deterioration of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Clover Manor, 27.36% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Clover Manor, 0.93 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is key to the physical health of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Clover Manor, 27.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Clover Manor, 14.33 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Clover Manor, 74.02% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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