Crescent Manor Care Ctrs is one of four facilities located in Bennington, Vermont. This is a good nursing home with a B overall. This was right in line with the city grade in Bennington. Based on our assessment, this place has quite a bit going for it. The best aspect of this nursing home's impressive report card is its inspection reports. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph

Additional Details:

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For profit - Corporation

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A-
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Historical

In addition to receiving a great overall score, this facility also earned first-rate government inspections in recent years. We awarded them one of our better grades in this category, with an A-. Inspection scores are tied to items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this area have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Fortunately, although this facility had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G through L. This means the inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. We should point out that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in this industry.

Nurse Quality

A-
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: BFeb 19: BMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

One of the other reasons we rated this facility so highly is that it earned a very impressive nursing rating. This turned out to be its second best category grade. In that category, we gave this facility a grade of A-. When determining our nursing scores, we look at both the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the training levels of the nurses. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this facility 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 Vermont in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as by having a protocol of moving residents at least once a day.

Short-term Care Quality

C
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: CFeb 19: CMay 19: BJun 19: BJul 19: BAug 19: BSep 19: BJan 20: CMar 20: CApr 20: CMay 20: CJun 20: CJul 20: CAug 20: C
Historical

We also awarded this nursing home a middle of the road score in the category of short-term care, where we gave it a C. Our short-term care grade is typically employed to score a facility's rehabilitation services In order to offer good rehabilitation services, facilities generally must have better levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other types of therapists. It doesn't appear that this facility provided registered nurse or physical therapist staffing data. Finally, we looked at the percentage of patients that returned home from this facility. We found that 24.3 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was quite a bit below average.

Long-term Care Quality

C
Oct 18: CNov 18: CDec 18: CJan 19: FFeb 19: FMay 19: CJun 19: CJul 19: DAug 19: CSep 19: CJan 20: CMar 20: CApr 20: B-May 20: B-Jun 20: B-Jul 20: CAug 20: C
Historical

The next category we looked at is long-term care. We awarded it a grade of C in that category. This is a perfectly acceptable grade in this area. Our long-term care scores are important for people looking for non-healthcare services such as personal care. On top of looking at the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 99.16318 percent of its patients, which is higher than the majority of nursing homes. This nursing home also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had just 1.38 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
B
State:
B+
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Crescent Manor Care Ctrs Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from staying in one position for an excessive period of time.

Provider
A+
1.15%
State
B+
5.63%
National
B
7.32%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This metric tells you the percentage of long-term stay patients who have suffered a fall leading to severe injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be an indicator of lower quality nursing care.

Provider
C
4.6%
State
B-
4.78%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This figure measures the percentage of long-term residents who suffered from urinary tract infections. UTI's could be an indication of a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this datapoint can be skewed for some facilities due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Provider
A
0.44%
State
B
2.48%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This figure gauges the percentage of long-term patients taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Provider
F
44.72%
State
B
14.39%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety medications. These drugs are generally used to treat patients experiencing anxiety and depression.

Provider
D
33.62%
State
B+
16.61%
National
B
19.66%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This tells you the percentage of patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.

Provider
D
12.93%
State
C
7.54%
National
B+
5.08%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This metric measures the percentage of long-term care residents that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

Provider
B
97.99%
State
B
95.04%
National
B
92.05%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This tells you the percent of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of the erosion of a resident's well-being.

Provider
B-
16.51%
State
B-
17.79%
National
B
14.46%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents who were able to retain mobility.

Provider
A
25.82%
State
A-
21.78%
National
B
17.09%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.

Provider
B+
1.38
State
A-
1.18
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.

Provider
D
25.82
State
C
21.78
National
B
17.09

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
B
9.67
State
B-
12.06
National
B
10.25

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center 0.73 mi
100 Hospital Drive Bennington Vermont 05201
(802) 442-6361
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Southwestern Vermont Renal Center 0.93 mi
Dialysis Stations: 9
Svmc 100 Hospital Drive Bennington Vermont 05201
(802) 440-6020
North Adams Renal Dialysis Suite of Bmc 12.23 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
71 Hospital Avenue North Adams Massachusetts 01247
(413) 664-5100