Havenwood-Heritage Heights is a senior living facility located in Concord, New Hampshire, which has a total of 48,532 people. This proved to be an A+ facility. Receiving an A+ in our rating scheme takes excellent performance across the board. We were not surprised to discover that this turned out to be substantially better than most of the nursing homes in the city. Scroll down to find this nursing home's category ratings, which are equally impressive. You really can't do much better than a straight A profile.
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
33 Christian Avenue,
Concord NH 03301
91% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its favorable overall grade, we gave this place an A+ for our inspections rating. Our inspection ratings account for several factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with better grades in this category tend to have few of these severe deficiencies. While this place had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also was given an A+ for its long-term care score. Facilities that receive this kind of score in this category tend to provide consistent around the clock care to make sure patients are kept in good health. After assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 95.454544 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is better than the majority of nursing homes. This facility also keeps its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had just 1.17 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a much lower hospitalization rate than the average nursing home.
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We also awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for its nursing grade. When computing a facility's nursing rating, we assess the quantity of hours nurses are caring for residents as well as the level of skill of the nurses. This nursing home boasts a really impressive 4.8 hours of nursing care per resident per day, of which a significant portion of those hours were provided by registered nurses. This is one of the most highly highly trained levels of nurses. This is one of the higher totals of nursing hours we found at any facility. In addition to offering high levels of nursing care, this nursing home was also above average in each of the major quality-based metrics we looked at in this category. For example, it performed well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. These metrics are generally reliable measures of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last area we graded, this nursing home was given great marks in the area of short-term care as well. Consequently, it received an A+. This made it one of just a few of nursing homes we gave A+'s in all of our categories. Short-term care ratings are critical for prospective residents needing rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally mandates more highly-skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means a broad range of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Remarkably, this nursing home provides about 50% more services from physical therapists and registered nurses than most nursing homes we looked at. This is a very favorable sign. The last metric we looked at in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We found that it fared as well as just about any nursing home in New Hampshire in this area with 66.1 percent of its patients returning home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Havenwood-Heritage Heights Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Havenwood-Heritage Heights, 6.32% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Havenwood-Heritage Heights, 5.23% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of long-term care residents which have experienced falls resulting in serious injury. We use this statistic in determining nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Havenwood-Heritage Heights, 2.97% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely linked to lower quality nursing care. However, this datapoint may also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Havenwood-Heritage Heights, 17.25% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric gauges the percent of long-term stay residents who were administered antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in situations where such drugs are not medically indicated. However, some nursing homes may need to rely on these drugs due to having more residents with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Havenwood-Heritage Heights, 17.14% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents given antianxiety medications. These drugs are prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Havenwood-Heritage Heights, 5.66% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents exhibiting signs of depression. Many argue that this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Havenwood-Heritage Heights, 95.56% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Havenwood-Heritage Heights, 19.92% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may indicate the erosion of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Havenwood-Heritage Heights, 24.87% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that retained mobility levels. Many in the industry believe that mobility is critical to patients mental and physical health.
In Havenwood-Heritage Heights, 1.2 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Havenwood-Heritage Heights, 24.87 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Havenwood-Heritage Heights, 11.97 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Havenwood-Heritage Heights, 77.37% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with activities of daily living generally correlates with superior rehabilitation.
Scores for Concord, NH
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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