Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village is a facility located in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. This city has a population of 2,080 people. After receiving an overall rating of A, this nursing home is one of the highest-rated nursing homes we assessed. In fact, this nursing home has the distinction of being one of the top 25 facilities in Maine. As you can find below, this place also performed just fine in our category scores. It's hard to poke holes in this facility's profile.
Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to a phenomenal overall grade, this facility also received A+ nursing grade. When determining a nursing home's nursing grade, we assess the quantity of hours nurses are seeing residents and the level of skill of the nurses. This particular nursing home provided 0.6 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 generally be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility received elite marks in the category of short-term care. For this reason, it was given one of our most impressive scores in that category with a grade of A+. In our short-term care score, we attempt to craft a sound gauge for rehabilitation. In this process, we assess a nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final item we considered in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that 5.8 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
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This facility has received near flawless health inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A in this category. Our inspection ratings are based on items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this category have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This place was hit with 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This means that the inspectors didn't consider any of these deficiencies to be an imminent risk to patient safety or health. We should note that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in the industry.
Long-term Care Quality
The last category we rated was long-term care, where this facility received a grade of B. Although this turned out to be its weakest category rating, this is still an impressive rating. Nursing homes that excel in long-term care typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. In addition to assessing the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients out of the hospital. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 5.93% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely the result of patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 3.79% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are routinely caused by lower levels of patient supervision. Better nursing care reduces the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 3.3% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often linked to facilities with worst hygiene practices. Closer supervision reduces the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Note that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 20.55% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many residents, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 16.72% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term stay patients receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 8.37% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay patients exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 94.73% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 14.81% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and bathing. Many in the industry would argue that this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 27.47% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who were able to retain mobility. Some experts believe that the ability to move around is critical to residents' mental and physical well-being.
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 0.94 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 27.47 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 14.29 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to measure short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 74.15% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term care residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.