Harris Health Center is one of seven available facilities in East Providence, Rhode Island. Featuring an overall rating of B-, this looks like a decent facility. Based on our assessment, this place ought to meet the needs of many people. The best part of this facility's profile is is its short-term care rating. We discuss short-term care in the next section.
Harris Health Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
This facility really excelled at short-term care. We awarded it a grade of A for that category, which is one of our highest grades. This really boosted its overall profile. With our short-term care assessment, we endeavor to create a valuable measure for rehabilitation. In doing so, 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 employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last datapoint we considered in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
Inspections is another category where this nursing home excelled. We awarded this facility a grade of B+ for our inspections category. Our inspection scores are tied to several pieces of information found on the a nursing home's inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this area typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Although this facility had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. The fact that the deficiencies were relatively minor made us feel better about this inspection report.
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Another reason we rated this facility so highly is that it received an A+ nursing grade. There are many factors included in this category. Most of the criteria reflect the quantity and quality of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
Moving on to our last area, we awarded this facility a grade of D for long-term care. This was the facility's weakest category grade. Sadly, this score pulled down the nursing home's overall grade to some degree. For long-term care residents, the nursing home's primary goal is to keep patients as healthy and safe as possible. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. After looking at the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination data. We were pleased to learn that this nursing home vaccinated 96.05263 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Surprisingly, this nursing home was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had just 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. Unfortunately, some of its other scores in the category were not as favorable as these.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Harris Health Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Harris Health Center, 7.54% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients which developed new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We consider this statistic when determining both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Harris Health Center, 3.81% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a fall leading to serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Harris Health Center, 2.72% of Patients had UTIs
This figure is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that sustained a UTI. UTI's may be a sign of lower quality nursing care. However, this datapoint could be skewed for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Harris Health Center, 17.75% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are administered to patients for many medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Unfortunately, in some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Harris Health Center, 15.06% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are given to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Harris Health Center, 2.96% of Patients
This is the percent of residents exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Harris Health Center, 94.59% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Harris Health Center, 17.47% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Harris Health Center, 23.44% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who retained mobility levels. Many believe that mobility is important for patients mental and physical well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Harris Health Center, 23.44 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Scores for East Providence, RI
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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