Glencliff Home for the Elderly is the sole option located in Glencliff, New Hampshire. This turns out to be a well above average facility, with an overall grade of B+. Based on all of the relevant data, you can do much worse than this nursing home. This nursing home is stronger in some categories than others, but it didn't have any poor grades in any of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Glencliff Home for the Elderly
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- No Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - State
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Mental Health
- Recreational Therapy
Top Nursing Home in New Hampshire Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in New Hampshire Awards 2020
Registered Staff Hours
To pair with a favorable overall grade, we awarded this facility an A+ for our inspections rating. Arguably the most important factor we look at in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with better scores in this category most likely dodged the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. This facility was hit with 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe. This tells you that the government inspectors didn't deem any of these deficiencies an immediate threat to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
One of the other reasons we rated this facility so well is that it received a very impressive long-term care score. Indeed, long-term care ended up being its second highest category grade. In that category, we gave this nursing home a score of A-. If you are looking for services other than short-term rehabilitation, you should take a close look at long-term care grades. After assessing the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 86.72317 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is slightly lower than we were hoping for but still a reasonably acceptable figure. Although its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we like to see, at least this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning to the next area, this facility also earned a grade of B for its short-term care rating. This is a well above average score in this category. In computing our short-term care grades, we assess the facility's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This score is often a fair assessment of the facility's rehabilitation services. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last item we considered in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
The last area we analyzed turned out to be this nursing home's weakest category. However, even in its weakest link we still awarded it a decent grade of B- in nursing. The nursing grade is based on a number of factors. The most heavily weighted one is the amount of time nurses spend with patients. This nursing home averages just 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low figure. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this nursing home excelled in some of the quality-based metrics we looked at. It scored well in the area of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Glencliff Home for the Elderly Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Glencliff Home for the Elderly, 6.17% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic is an indication of the percentage of long-term care patients which suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Glencliff Home for the Elderly, 5.16% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are often linked to lower levels of patient supervision. Better nursing care can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Glencliff Home for the Elderly, 2.81% of Patients had UTIs
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay residents who had UTI's. Although a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it can be difficult to compare different nursing homes due to nursing homes having varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Glencliff Home for the Elderly, 17.01% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term care patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Glencliff Home for the Elderly, 16.61% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Glencliff Home for the Elderly, 5.77% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who are showing depressive symptoms. Some experts argue that this is a measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Glencliff Home for the Elderly, 95.49% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Glencliff Home for the Elderly, 18.58% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Glencliff Home for the Elderly, 22.17% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percentage of long-term care residents that maintained mobility.
In Glencliff Home for the Elderly, 1.27 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Glencliff Home for the Elderly, 22.17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the health of residents.
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