John Clarke Retirement Center The is a small non-profit nursing home located in Middletown, Rhode Island. With an overall rating of A+, this nursing home is without a doubt an elite nursing home. You really can not do any better than this nursing home. If you look further down this page, you will see this nursing home's category ratings, which are just as impressive as its overall grade.

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Non profit - Corporation

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

On top of performing well overall, this facility received nearly flawless government inspections. Therefore, it received one of our highest scores in that category with an A+. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining our inspection ratings. One key factor is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some end up being quite insignificant. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

Compounding its impressive assessments in other areas, we gave this facility a score of A for our long-term care rating. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care typically provide residents with better supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. One of the statistics we considered on top of nursing hours was vaccinations. This nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccination to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccination is a great way to avoid unnecessary hospitalizations for the aged 65 and up population. This facility also keeps its residents out of the hospital. While it had 1.97 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, its risk adjusted statistic was better than the majority of nursing homes since it had more complex patients.

Short-term Care Quality

A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: A+May 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

This facility also received a very strong short-term care score. In fact, this turned out to be this nursing home's third most impressive category score. In that category, we gave this facility a score of A. With our short-term care grade, we strive to craft a meaningful gauge for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we analyze the nursing home's level of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. This nursing home elevated its grade in this category by offering more care from registered nurses to its residents than the average facility. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients who returned to the community from this nursing home. We found that it outperformed most nursing homes in the country with 51 percent of its residents returning home. This is a better rate than most facilities.

Nurse Quality

A-
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

The fourth area we scored was nursing, where this facility received an A-. This rounded out a very favorable profile. Only a select few nursing homes received an A- or higher in all four categories. There are quite a few data points included in this category. Many of the data points reflect the quantity of nurse staffing. This place provides an impressive 3.3 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. Of this total, more than one fourth of those hours were provided by registered nurses, which is one of the most skilled levels of nurses. We add more weight to hours provided by skilled nurses in computing our nursing ratings. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as having a policy of moving patients more frequently.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A+
State:
A-
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
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Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

John Clarke Retirement Center The Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This statistic indicates the percent of long-term care patients who are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.

Provider
A-
4.88%
State
B+
5.88%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term care patients who have had falls resulting in severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls may be an indication of poor nursing care.

Provider
F
9.19%
State
B
3.52%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percentage of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with poorer hygiene.

Provider
C
3.8%
State
B
2.69%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percent of residents given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs may be used to treat a variety of medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Provider
B
12.43%
State
B
15.73%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percent of patients who were given antianxiety medications. These medications are prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.

Provider
A-
13.55%
State
B+
15.36%
National
B
19.67%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This indicates the percentage of residents demonstrating signs of depression. Increased levels of depression may reveal lower quality care.

Provider
A+
0%
State
B+
2.99%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This tells you the percentage of residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Provider
A
100%
State
B
96.23%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and eating. Many believe that this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.

Provider
B
15.13%
State
B
15.36%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This tells you the percent of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.

Provider
B+
19.29%
State
B+
18.9%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of care.

Provider
B
1.68
State
B+
1.35
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.

Provider
B-
19.29
State
B-
18.9
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of care.

Provider
F
17.71
State
B-
11.38
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry argue this is a reasonable measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.

Provider
A
84.11%
State
B+
72.29%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

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