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Dighton Care and Rehabilitation Center

  • Nursing Home

Updated Jul 1, 2019 by Nick Lata

907 Centre Street,
North Dighton MA 02764

(508) 669-6741

83.33% estimated occupancy 1

Note: Data for Dighton Care and Rehabilitation Center has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

Dighton Care and Rehabilitation Center is a small facility located in North Dighton, Massachusetts. With an overall grade of A-, this facility is one of the higher-rated nursing homes we assessed. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top quarter of all nursing homes in the country. This facility also received consistently good ratings in all four of the major categories we assessed. Additional information about its category grades can be found below.

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Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

We also wanted to point out that this facility earned near flawless government inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. Inspection scores weigh a host of factors included in a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with better grades in this area tend to have very few of these severe deficiencies. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

Contributing to its high-end resume, this facility also was awarded a superb long-term care score, with a grade of A-. For prospective patients seeking a permanent place to live as opposed to rehabilitation, long-term care grades are a key measure. Once we assessed the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 80.58253 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is a few points less than we were hoping for but still a decent figure. While its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we hoped for, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B-plus

Adding to its profile, this facility also earned a grade of B+ for its nursing rating. This is a well above average score in this category. The nursing rating includes a handful of datapoints, many of which are associated with nursing hours. This facility provided 0 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 nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

In the final area, this nursing home also received an impressive short-term care rating, with a grade of B+. This completed a very impressive profile. Our short-term care ratings are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a vast spectrum of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, not to mention other variations of therapy. It does not appear that this facility provided data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. 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 nursing home's residents were able to return home.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Dec 23

Dighton Care and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: D

In Dighton Care and Rehabilitation Center, 12.96% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percent of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of patients not being moved frequently enough.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A+

In Dighton Care and Rehabilitation Center, 0% of Patients had Serious Falls

This statistic measures the percent of long-term residents that suffered a fall which resulted in severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be a sign of lower quality nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A+

In Dighton Care and Rehabilitation Center, 0% of Patients had UTIs

This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients that experienced a UTI. While more of these infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it can be problematic to compare different nursing homes due to nursing homes having reporting standards.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Dighton Care and Rehabilitation Center, 8.05% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percent of residents given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-minus

In Dighton Care and Rehabilitation Center, 20.99% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are commonly prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-minus

In Dighton Care and Rehabilitation Center, 4.17% of Patients

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients exhibiting symptoms of depression. Many in the industry argue this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of life.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: D

In Dighton Care and Rehabilitation Center, 87.98% of Patients

This indicates the percent of patients who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: D

In Dighton Care and Rehabilitation Center, 24% of Patients

This is the percentage of patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Dighton Care and Rehabilitation Center, 19.64% of Residents

This tells you the percentage of patients that remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Dighton Care and Rehabilitation Center, 19.64% of Residents Rehospitalized

This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Morton HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 5.25 miles away88 Washington Street Taunton Massachusetts 02780Proprietary(508) 828-7000
  • Southcoast Hospital Group, IncAcute Care Hospitals 9.05 miles away363 Highland Avenue Fall River Massachusetts 02720Voluntary non-profit - Private(508) 679-3131
  • Sturdy Memorial HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 9.81 miles away211 Park Street Attleboro Massachusetts 02703Voluntary non-profit - Other(508) 222-5200
  • Saint Anne's HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 10.33 miles away795 Middle Street Fall River Massachusetts 02721Proprietary(508) 674-5600
  • Emma Pendleton Bradley HospitalPsychiatric 11.93 miles away1011 Veterans Memorial Parkway Riverside Rhode Island 02915Voluntary non-profit - Private(401) 432-1000
  • The Miriam HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 13.02 miles away164 Summit Avenue Providence Rhode Island 02906Voluntary non-profit - Private(401) 793-2500
  • Rhode Island HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 13.67 miles away593 Eddy Street Providence Rhode Island 02903Voluntary non-profit - Private(401) 444-4000
  • Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode IslandAcute Care Hospitals 13.92 miles away101 Dudley Street Providence Rhode Island 02905Voluntary non-profit - Private(401) 274-1100

Nearby Dialysis

  • Taunton Regional Dialysis Center6.03 miles awayMill River Place 1 Washington St, Suite 9 Taunton Massachusetts 02780CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (508) 828-5986
  • Fall River Kidney Center LLC7.83 miles away48 Weaver Street Fall River Massachusetts 02720CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 41 (508) 677-4911
  • Dialysis Center of Attleboro LLC9.79 miles away217 South Main Street Store 7 Attleboro Massachusetts 02703Dialysis Stations: 18 (508) 236-6041
  • Attleboro Dialysis Center10.19 miles away111 Pleasant St Attleboro Massachusetts 02703Dialysis Stations: 13 (508) 226-0218
  • Dialysis Center of East Providence10.92 miles away318 Waterman Avenue East Providence Rhode Island 02914CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 21 (401) 435-5200
  • Dialysis Center of Rhode Island Hospital11.31 miles away950 Warren Avenue Suite 101 East Providence Rhode Island 02914Dialysis Stations: 12 (401) 606-1002
  • The Dialysis Center of Rhode Island Hospital11.67 miles away22 Baker Street Providence Rhode Island 02905Dialysis Stations: 18 (401) 444-4440
  • Dialysis Center of Pawtucket11.8 miles away201 Armistice Boulevard Pawtucket Rhode Island 02860CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 21 (401) 722-3313