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Evergreen Rehabilitation & Living Center

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Updated Jan 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A
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Evergreen Rehabilitation & Living Center's website

328 North St,
Saco ME 04072

(207) 282-5161

89.28% estimated occupancy 1

Evergreen Rehabilitation & Living Center is a small facility in Saco, Maine. This facility is one of the most elite facilities we looked at. This facility was given one of the most impressive scores we offer. In fact, this nursing home has the prestigious distinction of being one of the 50 best facilities in Maine. If you scroll down, you will see this facility's category scores, which are also impressive.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Individual
  • Offers Post-Acute Care 
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Pain Management

Awards

Top Nursing Home in Maine badge

Top Nursing Home in Maine Awards 2020

Top Nursing Home in Maine badge

Top Nursing Home in Maine Awards 2021

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Nurse Quality

Grade: A

One of the reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it earned a very impressive nursing grade. In fact, this proved to be its best category. In this area, we awarded this nursing home an A. The nursing grade is based on several factors, but the paramount consideration is the number of nurse hours per patient per week. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility 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 typically be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A

Adding to its impressive category grades, this nursing home also excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned a grade of A. Few nursing homes performed as well in this area. Our inspection ratings account for several factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better grades in this category tend to have very few severe deficiencies. Fortunately, although this nursing home had a few minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G through L. This means that CMS did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in the industry.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A

This facility also was strong in the category of short-term care, where we awarded it a grade of A. Not many facilities fared better in this area. In computing our short-term care ratings, we assess the facility's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This rating is often a meaningful measure of the facility's rehabilitation services. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last measure we looked at in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We found that 5.7 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B

The last area we graded is long-term care, where this facility was awarded a grade of B. While this wound up being its poorest category rating, this is still a favorable grade. Long-term care scores in this range generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. On top of considering the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 98.34711 percent of its patients, which is far higher than the average nursing home. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

Evergreen Rehabilitation & Living Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-plus

In Evergreen Rehabilitation & Living Center, 6.03% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This measures the percent of long-term patients which suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a reliable measure of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A

In Evergreen Rehabilitation & Living Center, 3.91% of Patients had Serious Falls

This figure indicates the percentage of long-term care residents which have sustained a fall which resulted in severe injury. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: D

In Evergreen Rehabilitation & Living Center, 3.22% of Patients had UTIs

This gauges the percentage of long-term stay residents that have sustained UTI's. UTI's may be an indication of a facility with worst hygiene practices. However, this metric may be skewed for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A

In Evergreen Rehabilitation & Living Center, 20.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are sometimes used for treating a variety of medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-minus

In Evergreen Rehabilitation & Living Center, 16.44% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. These medications are commonly used to treat residents experiencing depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-plus

In Evergreen Rehabilitation & Living Center, 8.43% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents demonstrating symptoms of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-plus

In Evergreen Rehabilitation & Living Center, 94.03% of Patients

Measures the percent of long-term stay residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines indispensable.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: C

In Evergreen Rehabilitation & Living Center, 14.38% Percentage of Patients

This indicates the percent of residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of erosion of a resident's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A-plus

In Evergreen Rehabilitation & Living Center, 24.84% Percentage of Residents

This tells you the percentage of residents who were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: F

In Evergreen Rehabilitation & Living Center, 24.84 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A-plus

In Evergreen Rehabilitation & Living Center, 14.74 Percentage of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-minus

In Evergreen Rehabilitation & Living Center, 73.12% Percentage of Resident

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term care residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many in the industry believe that this is a measure of rehabilitation services.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Southern Maine Health CareAcute Care Hospitals 3.33 miles away1 Medical Center Drive Biddeford Maine 04005Voluntary non-profit - Private(207) 283-7000
  • Spring Harbor HospitalPsychiatric 11.2 miles away123 Andover Road Westbrook Maine 04092Government - Federal(207) 761-2200
  • Maine Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 13.06 miles away22 Bramhall St Portland Maine 04102Voluntary non-profit - Private(207) 662-0111
  • Northern Light HealthAcute Care Hospitals 13.4 miles away144 State Street Portland Maine 04101Voluntary non-profit - Church(207) 879-3000

Nearby Dialysis

  • York County Dialysis Center3.09 miles away29 Barra Road Biddeford Maine 04005CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 18 (207) 282-3908
  • Southern Maine Dialysis Facility12.45 miles away1600b Congress Street Portland Maine 04102CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 26 (207) 774-5985
  • Casco Bay Dialysis Facility13.18 miles away1 Chabot Street Westbrook Maine 04092CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (207) 854-9822