Glen Hill Center is an average-sized nursing home located in Danbury, Connecticut. It looks like this nursing home is ranked among the most elite nursing homes we found. A grade in this range requires excellent marks across the board. In fact, we ranked this nursing home in the top ten percentile of all nursing homes in the nation. Scroll down to see this facility's category ratings, which are also impressive. It's hard to find any major flaws in this nursing home's profile.
Glen Hill Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Bariatric Care
- Colostomy Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well overall, this facility received a nearly flawless inspection report. Therefore, it earned one of our best scores in that category with a grade of A+. Inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like we have deficiency data for this facility. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
Among its many dominant grades, this nursing home was awarded a strong short-term care score. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A in this area. Our short-term care grades are believed to be most critical for those requiring a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally utilizes higher levels of highly-skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means not only nursing, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the number of patients that returned home from this nursing home. We found that 6.7 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
Turning the page to our next area, this nursing home was awarded a strong long-term care score. In fact, it received a grade of A in this category. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. After we finished assessing the volume of care provided by nurses, we next considered the facility's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 97.44681 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia tragically can be a life threatening health condition for nursing home patients so we strongly prefer when a facility does not leave this to chance. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Moving on to the final area, this facility also performed well in the nursing category. We awarded it a grade of B+ for this category. This rounded out a first-rate profile. In calculating our nursing scores, we assess both the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the skill levels of those nurses. 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 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 typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Glen Hill Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Glen Hill Center, 6.31% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay residents that suffer from pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are an measure of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Glen Hill Center, 3.94% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of long-term residents that had a fall which caused serious injury. We use this statistic in determining our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Glen Hill Center, 1.79% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Glen Hill Center, 14.56% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for a variety of conditions, including dementia. Tragically, in some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Glen Hill Center, 17.25% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who are administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Glen Hill Center, 5.92% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care residents who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Glen Hill Center, 90.83% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Glen Hill Center, 17.44% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Glen Hill Center, 23.72% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Glen Hill Center, 1.33 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Glen Hill Center, 23.72 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Glen Hill Center, 9.54 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to gauge the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Glen Hill Center, 74.33% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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