Coos County Nursing Hospital is a senior living facility located in West Stewartstown, New Hampshire. This city has a population of 521 people. This proved to be an A+ rated facility, which is our most impressive rating. We were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it in the top ten percentile of all facilities in the United States. One of the best aspects of this facility's stellar profile is its inspection reports. We discuss inspections in the next section.
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Coos County Nursing Hospital
- Nursing Home
- Contracted Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- No Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - County
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Best Nursing Home in New Hampshire Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in New Hampshire Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in New Hampshire Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving a strong overall score, this facility received an A+ inspection grade. This score is based on its recent inspection reports. An A+ in this category is one of the highest complements we can offer a facility. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in calculating our inspection grades. One of those factors is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some end up being relatively insignificant. Although this facility had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
This nursing home also received a very impressive nursing grade. In fact, this turned out to be its second best category grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A. Our nursing grade is largely associated with the facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
Building on its remarkable assessment, this nursing home also received a dominant long-term care score, with a grade of A. Long-term care ratings in this range generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. On top of assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last category we looked at, this nursing home received a very favorable grade of A- in our short-term care category. With this grade, the facility topped off a straight A report card. With our short-term care score, we try to create a valuable measure for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we assess a facility's scope of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final datapoint we assessed in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Coos County Nursing Hospital Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Coos County Nursing Hospital, 2.07% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Coos County Nursing Hospital, 7.98% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are often caused by poor nursing care. Closer supervision can minimize the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Coos County Nursing Hospital, 2.35% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Coos County Nursing Hospital, 7.46% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. These medications may be used for a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Coos County Nursing Hospital, 22.03% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term residents receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Coos County Nursing Hospital, 0.98% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who are exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Coos County Nursing Hospital, 100% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Coos County Nursing Hospital, 14.88% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Coos County Nursing Hospital, 22.64% of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients that remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Coos County Nursing Hospital, 0.62 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Coos County Nursing Hospital, 22.64% of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
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