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 50 facilities in Maine. One of the best aspects of this nursing home's stellar profile is its nursing rating. Nursing grades are discussed in the next section.
Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
145 Emery Lane,
Boothbay Harbor ME 04538
64.04% estimated occupancy 1
- 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
Top Nursing Home in Maine Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Maine Awards 2020
Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility excelled in our nursing rating. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. When computing a nursing home's nursing score, we look at the amount of time nurses are with patients and the skill levels of those nurses. This nursing home provides 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
This nursing home has earned near flawless government inspections recently. We gave them an impressive grade of A in this area. Arguably the most critical factor we look at in calculating our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities with better scores in this category typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. While this place had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. A couple relatively minor deficiencies aren't the end of the world.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility also excelled in the area of short-term care, where it received a score of A. Few facilities performed better in this category. In computing our short-term care ratings, we assess the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The objective is to create a barometer for sizing up the rehabilitation services of various nursing homes. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last item we looked at in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 5.3 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we scored is long-term care. We awarded this facility an acceptable grade in that category, with a B-. Even though this wasn't as favorable as several of this nursing home's other scores, it is nevertheless not a major area of concern. In a long-term care environment, the facility's primary objective is to keep patients healthy and safe. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. On top of looking at the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. Thankfully, this nursing home gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents, which is a very respectable datapoint. Finally, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization 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, 6.03% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by staying in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 3.91% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are often linked to lower levels of patient supervision. Additional nurse staffing can reduce the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 3.22% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . UTI's are often the result of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this statistic may also be misleading for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 20.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to residents for many conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Sadly, in some situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 16.44% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients given antianxiety medications. These drugs are prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 8.43% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 94.03% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these types of vaccines vital to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 14.38% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 24.84% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents that maintained mobility. Many in the industry would argue that mobility is vital to patients physical and mental well-being.
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 1.02 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 24.84 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Gregory Wing of St Andrews Village, 73.12% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with ADL's typically correlates with better rehabilitation services.
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