Epsom Healthcare Center is a nursing home located in Epsom, New Hampshire, a city with a total of 4,572 people. Featuring an overall grade of A-, this is without a doubt a very strong facility. We ranked this nursing home in the top 50 facilities in New Hampshire. The best part of this facility's strong report card is its inspection grade. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section
Epsom Healthcare Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well overall, this nursing home also earned a nearly flawless inspection report. Therefore, it received one of our highest grades in that area with an A+. These inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Fortunately, although this facility had some minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means that CMS didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent 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
In addition, this facility received superb marks in the area of long-term care. For this reason, it received one of our most impressive scores in that category with a grade of A+. Nursing homes that excel in this category typically are well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. In addition to considering the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia tragically can be a dangerous ailment for nursing home patients so we prefer when a nursing home doesn't 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 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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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. Nursing scores are based in large part on nurse staffing levels. 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 place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
The last area we rated was short-term care. This nursing home was awarded a favorable short-term care score this year, with a B-. Even though this isn't nearly as good as some of its other category grades, this is nevertheless an acceptable score for this category. In determining our short-term care grades, we size up a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This area is considered to be a fair measure of the facility's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last measure we looked at in this area is the percentage of patients who were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that just 5.2 percent of this facility's patients returned home. Unfortunately, this was below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Epsom Healthcare Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Epsom Healthcare Center, 6.17% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who are suffering from pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a great barometer of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Epsom Healthcare Center, 5.16% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is an indication of the percent of long-term patients which experienced a fall resulting in major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indication of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Epsom Healthcare Center, 2.81% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that experienced a UTI. UTI's could be a sign of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this statistic could be misleading for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Epsom Healthcare Center, 17.01% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs may be used for treating a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Epsom Healthcare Center, 16.61% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Epsom Healthcare Center, 5.77% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Epsom Healthcare Center, 95.49% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these vaccines important for resident well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Epsom Healthcare Center, 18.58% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may indicate decline of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Epsom Healthcare Center, 22.17% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In Epsom Healthcare Center, 1.27 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care. There is a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Epsom Healthcare Center, 22.17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Epsom Healthcare Center, 12.13 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Epsom Healthcare Center, 78.43% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percent of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry argue that this is a measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.
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