Langdon Place of Dover is located in Dover, New Hampshire, a city with a population of 30,039 people. Featuring an overall score of A+, this nursing home is without a doubt a top-shelf nursing home. We really can not say enough great things about this facility. This also wound up being a very consistent nursing home with consistently strong scores in all of the major categories. More information about its category grades is available below.
Langdon Place of Dover
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Colostomy Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Aquatic Therapy
Best Nursing Home in New Hampshire Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Dover, New Hampshire Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in New Hampshire Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in New Hampshire Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a first rate nursing home overall, this nursing home also performed well in our inspections category, where it earned a grade of A+. Very few nursing homes fared this well in this category. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining our inspection grades. One critical factor is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of these deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some of these 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.
Short-term Care Quality
This first-rate nursing home also excelled in the area of short-term care, where we gave it a score of A+. Very few facilities performed better in this category. In the category of short-term care, we strive to assess measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We look at a facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final statistic we looked at in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that 6 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility also was dominant in the category of long-term care, where we awarded it a grade of A. Only a select group of nursing homes performed better in this area. Nursing homes that excel in long-term care typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. On top of considering the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents healthy. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Turning to the next area, this nursing home was awarded a very strong nursing grade. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A in this category, rounding out a straight A profile. The nursing rating is based on quite a few factors, but the main consideration is the quantity of nurse hours spent with patients. This particular nursing home provided 0.6 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 facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Langdon Place of Dover Quality Metrics
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Langdon Place of Dover, 5.16% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are considered to be a measure of nursing care . Falls leading to injury are often the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Langdon Place of Dover, 2.81% of Patients had UTIs
This metric gauges the percent of long-term residents that had UTI's. While a higher rate of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it is problematic to compare between facilities due to nursing homes having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Langdon Place of Dover, 95.49% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Langdon Place of Dover, 12.13 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Langdon Place of Dover, 78.43% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Scores for Dover, NH
- Overall Rating has a grade of A
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of A
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-plus
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- Portsmouth Regional HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 8.85 miles away333 Borthwick Ave Portsmouth New Hampshire 03801Proprietary(603) 436-5110
- Frisbie Memorial HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 9.61 miles away11 Whitehall Road Rochester New Hampshire 03867Voluntary non-profit - Private(603) 332-5211
- York HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 10.58 miles away15 Hospital Drive York Maine 03909Voluntary non-profit - Private(207) 363-4321
- Exeter Hospital IncAcute Care Hospitals 14.45 miles away5 Alumni Drive Exeter New Hampshire 03833Voluntary non-profit - Private(603) 778-7311
- Fresenius Medical Care of Cocheco River3.19 miles away343 Sixth Street Dover New Hampshire 03820Dialysis Stations: 13 (603) 742-9765
- Seacoast Dialysis Center8.89 miles away155 Borthwick Ave Suite 100 Portsmouth New Hampshire 03801Dialysis Stations: 18 (603) 436-4567
- Fmc Strafford County Dialysis13.26 miles away27 Sterling Drive Rochester New Hampshire 03867Dialysis Stations: 19 (603) 330-0483
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