Located in Lewiston, Maine, Marshwood Center is one of four available facilities in the area. With an overall rating of B, this facility is a fine choice. In our view, this nursing home looks like a good fit for most people. The best aspect of this nursing home's strong profile was its nursing score. Nursing grades are discussed in the next paragraph
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
33 Roger Street,
Lewiston ME 04240
85.55% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
This nursing home earned a strong overall grade as discussed above, but we especially wanted to emphasize its excellent nursing rating. We awarded them a grade of A in this category. Our nursing grade is primarily based on a facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides an incredible 4.1 hours of nursing care per resident daily. This is much more care than what is offered by most places. Lastly, this place also excelled in the quality measures we assessed. For example, it fared as well as any nursing home Maine when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We view these statistics as good indicators of the quality of nursing care being provided.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility received impressive grades in the area of short-term care as well. Consequently, we awarded it one of our most dominant grades in that area with a score of A-. Short-term care grades are vital for prospective residents requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally requires more skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes a broad spectrum of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. This facility provides more services with physical therapists and registered nurses than most facilities we looked at. Finally, we looked at the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that it outperformed the vast majority of nursing homes with 57.1 percent of its residents returning home. This is a significantly higher rate than most facilities.
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This nursing home also performed at a high level in the category of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless inspection report this year. As a result, it earned one of our best grades in that category with a grade of B+. Inspection grades are based on many pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this area tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Fortunately, although this facility had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G through L. This means the inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Remember that deficiency-free inspections are uncommon in the industry.
Long-term Care Quality
Moving on to the final area, this facility didn't fare well. Due to an abysmal grade of F in this area, this is clearly this nursing home's worst area. If you are looking for services other than short-term rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each facility's long-term care grades. Based on its grade in this category, we were surprised to learn that this facility received good marks in both nursing hours and its vaccination records. Indeed, this facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to 95.69536 percent of its patients. This percentage is higher than most nursing homes. To our surprise, this place also fared well at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had just 0.75 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.
Marshwood Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Marshwood Center, 5.98% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by staying in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Marshwood Center, 3.69% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients that suffered from a fall resulting in serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Marshwood Center, 3.28% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term stay patients which suffered from a UTI. While more infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it is difficult to compare different nursing homes due to reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Marshwood Center, 20.45% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Marshwood Center, 16.59% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term stay patients that are prescribed antianxiety medication. These drugs are given to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Marshwood Center, 8.28% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term residents who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Marshwood Center, 94.82% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Marshwood Center, 14.76% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Marshwood Center, 27.36% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percentage of long-term care patients that maintained mobility.
In Marshwood Center, 0.93 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Marshwood Center, 27.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Marshwood Center, 14.33 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Marshwood Center, 74.02% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many would argue that this is a measure of rehabilitation services.
Scores for Lewiston, ME
- Overall Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
Looking for more options? Lewiston, Maine has 3 other nursing homes
- St Mary's Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 1.86 miles away93 Campus Avenue - PO Box 291 Lewiston Maine 04243Voluntary non-profit - Private(207) 777-8100
- Central Maine Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 2.66 miles away300 Main Street Lewiston Maine 04240Voluntary non-profit - Private(207) 795-0111
- Mid Coast HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 18.91 miles away123 Medical Center Drive Brunswick Maine 04011Voluntary non-profit - Private(207) 729-0181
- Stephens Memorial HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 19.58 miles away181 Main Street Norway Maine 04268Voluntary non-profit - Private(207) 743-5933