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Bella Point Fryeburg

  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living

Updated Dec 1, 2018 by Nick Reese

Bella Point Fryeburg's website

70 Fairview Drive,
Fryeburg ME 04037

(207) 935-3351

86% estimated occupancy 1

Note: Data for Bella Point Fryeburg has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

Bella Point Fryeburg is located in Fryeburg, Maine. It looks like this nursing home is among the most impressive nursing homes we looked at. A grade of this caliber requires top-notch marks across the board. We couldn't find many bad things to say about this nursing home. Its ratings are as good as they get. As you can see below, this facility also performed well in our category ratings. It is hard to find any major flaws in this place's profile.

Quick Details

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

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Medical Transportation
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Recreational Therapy

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

We also wanted to point out that this nursing home earned near flawless health inspections recently. We gave them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. Our inspection ratings are tied to many datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this category tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Amazingly, this was one of the few nursing homes in the country that had no deficiencies whatsoever on its inspection report. This is very impressive. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A-plus

This facility also was given an A+ long-term care grade, making it one of the few facilities to be awarded more than one A+ category scores. Long-term care ratings of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. On top of considering the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 97.9798 percent of its patients, which is far higher than the majority of nursing homes. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A

This nursing home also received a very impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A. The nursing score analyzes quite a few datapoints, many of which are associated with quantities of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.5 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 nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

Moving on to our next area, this nursing home also performed admirably in the short-term care category. We awarded it a grade of B+ for this category. This rounded out a very impressive report card. Short-term care grades are often used to assess a facility's rehabilitation services. To have highly scored rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to feature better levels of highly skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other licensed professionals. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of patients who who were able to eventually return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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

Bella Point Fryeburg Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A

In Bella Point Fryeburg, 5.93% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

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

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: F

In Bella Point Fryeburg, 3.79% of Patients had Serious Falls

This metric gauges the percent of long-term patients which sustained a fall which resulted in serious injury. We use this statistic in calculating nursing scores.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: D

In Bella Point Fryeburg, 3.3% of Patients had UTIs

This metric gauges the percentage of long-term residents which had a UTI. UTI's may be an indication of worse hygiene protocols. However, this metric could be skewed for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for UTI's.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: C

In Bella Point Fryeburg, 20.55% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs may be used for a variety of medical conditions, including dementia.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: F

In Bella Point Fryeburg, 16.72% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This figure gauges the percentage of long-term care patients who are prescribed antianxiety medication. These medications are prescribed to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B

In Bella Point Fryeburg, 8.37% of Patients

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who are showing depressive symptoms. Some argue this is a reasonable measure of resident quality of care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In Bella Point Fryeburg, 94.73% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines vital to patient safety.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A-plus

In Bella Point Fryeburg, 14.81% Percentage of Patients

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and continence. Many in the industry argue that this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-minus

In Bella Point Fryeburg, 27.47% Percentage of Residents

This tells you the percent of patients who were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Bella Point Fryeburg, 0.94 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Bella Point Fryeburg, 27.47 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Memorial Hospital, TheCritical Access Hospitals 8.81 miles away3073 White Mountain Highway North Conway New Hampshire 03860Voluntary non-profit - Private(603) 356-5461
  • Bridgton HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 12.41 miles away10 Hospital Drive Bridgton Maine 04009Voluntary non-profit - Private(207) 647-6000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Fresenius Medical Care of Mount Washington Valley7.78 miles away21 B Poliquin Drive Conway New Hampshire 03818Dialysis Stations: 7 (603) 447-3976