Lutheran Home of Southbury
990 North Main Street, Hartford CT 06103 · (203) 264-9135 · 95.33% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Jan 10, 2019 · By Nick Lata
Lutheran Home of Southbury is an average-sized non-profit nursing home located in Hartford, Connecticut. This facility was awarded an A- overall, which is among the top scores that we offer. A grade of this caliber requires superb scores across the board. We can not find many bad things to say about this facility. Its scores are as good as they get. This nursing home's strong report card was highlighted by its inspection rating, which you can find in the next section.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 : 120 Beds
Non profit - Corporation
On top of faring well overall, this nursing home earned a nearly flawless inspection report. Consequently, it earned one of our best scores in that category with a grade of A+. Our inspection grades are tied to many pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this area tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear that we have deficiency counts for this nursing home. We wish we had more information about this facility. Without complete deficiency related data, it is challenging to grade it in the area of inspections.
Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A-. Nursing ratings are tied to levels of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 3.8 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility also was given a strong short-term care grade. This actually ended up being this facility's third best category score. In that category, we gave this facility a grade of A-. Our short-term care ratings are vital for residents in need of rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually utilizes additional highly-skilled nursing. This means a broad scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. This nursing home provides more services with physical therapists and registered nurses than most nursing homes we looked at. This is usually a favorable sign. The final datapoint we looked at in this area is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We discovered that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we analyzed is long-term care. In that area, we awarded this nursing home a strong grade of B. Facilities that receive this type of score in this category typically provide consistent around the clock care to ensure patients are well cared for. After considering the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination statistics. Unfortunately, we weren't able to locate this facility's vaccination rates. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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