Evergreen Health Care Center
205 Chestnut Hill Road, Somers CT 06071 · (860) 684-6341 · 98.27% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Jan 10, 2019 · By Nick Reese
Evergreen Health Care Center is a large facility located in Somers, Connecticut. With an overall score of B-, this is likely a middle of the road facility. Based on our analysis, this facility ought to meet the needs of many people. We were also pleased to discover that this facility was consistent in all of the major categories. More information about its category grades is available below.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 : 180 Beds
For profit - Corporation
In addition to being a respectable nursing home overall, this facility really excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned an A. Few nursing homes performed better in this category. Inspection scores account for several factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher grades in this category usually 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. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.
Long-term Care Quality
We also awarded this nursing home a strong score in long-term care. This nursing home earned a B+ in this category, which turns out to be one of our better grades. In a long-term care environment, the facility's primary goal is to maintain residents' quality of life and keep them safe. This place seems like a good option if you're looking for a long-term care facility.
Short-term Care Quality
The third area we graded was short-term care. In that category, we awarded this nursing home a decent grade of C. Our short-term care scores are considered to be most important for those needing rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation generally mandates additional highly-skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means not only nursing, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. One of this nursing home's strengths is physical therapy hours. We found that it offers more hours with physical therapists to its residents than most facilities. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of patients who were able to return home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home. This figure was actually below the national average.
Moving on to our next category, this facility was given a respectable nursing grade of C. In computing a facility's nursing score, we consider the number of hours nurses are caring for residents and the levels of training of those nurses. This nursing home provides 3.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this nursing home fared better in some of the quality measures we looked at. In fact, it scored well in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.