Mayflower Place Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is a senior living facility in West Yarmouth, Massachusetts. This city has 8,402 people. Sporting an overall score of A+, this facility is undoubtedly a superb nursing home. Based on our assessment, this facility looks like a wonderful choice for most people. This also turned out to be a very consistent facility with consistent ratings in all four of our categories. More information about its category grades is available below.
Mayflower Place Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it received an A+ long-term care grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this category. When facilities receive a grade in this range in long-term care it generally means it has plenty of staff and is an overall good place to live on a permanent basis. In addition to assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 99.32886 percent of its patients, which is far higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
This facility has received near flawless health inspections recently. We awarded them an A in this area. Our inspection grades weigh a host of factors found on a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better scores in this area generally have very few severe deficiencies. Fortunately, although this nursing home had some minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you that the inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility also was awarded a fine short-term care grade. Indeed, this turned out to be its third strongest category grade. In that category, we gave this facility a grade of A. Short-term care ratings are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This includes a vast range of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of residents that who were able to eventually return home from this facility. We found that 6.7 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
In the last category we scored, this facility was awarded a very strong grade of A in our nursing category. With this score, the facility finished off a straight A profile. The nursing grade consists of many subcategories, most of which are based on levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.5 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 avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Mayflower Place Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Mayflower Place Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 6.44% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from staying in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Mayflower Place Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 3.62% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents that sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are often linked to lower levels of patient supervision. Closer supervision can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Mayflower Place Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 2.45% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term patients that experienced a UTI. UTI's may be an indication of a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this metric can also be misleading for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Mayflower Place Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 18.96% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are given to residents for many medical conditions, including cognitive disorders. Unfortunately, in limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Mayflower Place Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 18.8% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Mayflower Place Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 1.95% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Mayflower Place Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 91.63% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Mayflower Place Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 15.18% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could be a sign of erosion of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Mayflower Place Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 19.01% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of patients that maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In Mayflower Place Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Mayflower Place Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 19.01 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Mayflower Place Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 10.9 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Mayflower Place Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 71.03% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements.
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