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.
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Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
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Top Nursing Home in Maine Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Maine Awards 2020
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 0.7 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.
In addition, this facility also earned a nearly flawless government inspection report. As a result, it earned one of our highest grades in that area with an A. Inspection ratings account for a host of factors included in a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better scores in this area typically have very few severe deficiencies. This nursing home received 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered to be major deficiencies. This indicates that the government inspectors didn't consider any of these deficiencies to pose an immediate threat to patient health or safety. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe leaves us less concerned with this inspection report.
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Short-term Care Quality
Compounding its strong profile, this nursing home also was awarded an excellent short-term care score, with a score of A. In determining these short-term care scores, we quantify the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our objective is to formulate a measure for comparing the rehabilitation services of different facilities. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the number of patients who ultimately were able to return home from this facility. We found that 5.3 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the next area, this nursing home was awarded an extremely favorable long-term care score. In fact, we awarded it a B+ in that area, rounding out one of our finer report cards. When facilities receive this kind of grade in this category it is a good sign for resident care and indicates that the nursing home is well-staffed with nurses and aids. Once we assessed the amount of care provided by nurses, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia is often a life threatening ailment for nursing home residents so we prefer when a facility does not leave its residents vulnerable. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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, 6.11% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to remaining in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 4.18% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents that have had a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 3.5% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often the result of worse hygiene protocols. Additional nurse staffing limits the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. We want to point out that this metric is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 18.39% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to residents for many conditions, such as dementia. Tragically, in some cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 15.41% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are prescribed to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 8.02% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who are showing signs of depression. Higher levels of depression could be an indicator lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 92.15% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 14.01% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 19.04% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents who were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 19.04 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 70.88% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many would argue this is a reasonable measure of rehabilitation performance.