Country Center for Health & Rehabilitation is an average-sized nursing home located in Newburyport, Massachusetts. It looks like this nursing home is among the highest-rated nursing homes we assessed. This nursing home was given one of the best scores that we offer. Indeed, this proved to be the highest rated nursing home in Newburyport. If you look below, you will see this place's category grades, which are also strong.
Country Center for Health & Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Best Nursing Home in Newburyport, Massachusetts Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Massachusetts Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Newburyport, Massachusetts Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Newburyport, Massachusetts Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well overall, this nursing home received nearly flawless government inspections. Consequently, it earned one of our highest scores in that category with an A+. Inspection scores are based on datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this category typically have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This facility was assessed 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This indicates that the government inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies to be an imminent risk to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. Our nursing grade is mostly associated with a facility's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Short-term Care Quality
We also want to note the fact that this nursing home was given a top-shelf grade of A in our short-term care category. Short-term care scores are based in part on the facility's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a broad scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, not to mention other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the percentage of residents that ultimately were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 6 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
In our final area, we gave this nursing home a grade of A+ for its long-term care rating. This topped off a very favorable report card. When facilities receive this type of grade in this category it is a good sign for resident care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses aids. On top of assessing the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 98.3165 percent of its patients. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Country Center for Health & Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Country Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 6.44% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely caused by patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Country Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 3.68% of Patients had Serious Falls
This gauges the percentage of long-term care residents who suffered a fall which caused major injury. We use this statistic in calculating nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Country Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 2.42% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Country Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 19.05% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. These medications are used for several medical conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Country Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 18.65% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents who were given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Country Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 1.93% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients exhibiting symptoms of depression. Increased levels of depression may imply a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Country Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 91.44% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these types of vaccines vital to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Country Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 15.15% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Country Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 17.66% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term residents that remained mobile levels.
In Country Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 1.44 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. Staying out of the hospital is critical to the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Country Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 17.66 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Country Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 10.93 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Country Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 71.35% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term patients that saw functional improvements.
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