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 also impressed us. You really can't do much better than a straight A profile.
Glen Hill Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 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
Best Nursing Home in Connecticut Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Danbury, Connecticut Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Connecticut Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Danbury, Connecticut Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Connecticut Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Danbury, Connecticut Awards 2021
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 6.5 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 98.34025 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 an A- in that area. This completed truly elite report card. When computing our nursing ratings, we assess both nursing hours 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 facility 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 often 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, 6.69% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients which are suffering from pressure ulcers . We bake this statistic into both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Glen Hill Center, 3.55% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents which had falls which resulted in major injury. We use this statistic in calculating nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Glen Hill Center, 1.93% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely the result of worse hygiene protocols. Additional nurse staffing minimizes the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. We want to point out that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that facilities have varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Glen Hill Center, 14.74% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to patients for a variety of medical conditions, including dementia. Tragically, in some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Glen Hill Center, 17.2% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are commonly prescribed to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Glen Hill Center, 6.52% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who are showing depressive symptoms. Some argue that this is a measure of resident quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Glen Hill Center, 88.27% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Glen Hill Center, 17.82% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may indicate the erosion of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Glen Hill Center, 22.18% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Glen Hill Center, 1.49 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is critical to the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Glen Hill Center, 22.18 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Glen Hill Center, 9.56 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Glen Hill Center, 75.26% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term care residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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