Northbridge Health Care Center
2875 Main Street, Stratford CT 06614 · (203) 336-0232 · 95.03% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Jan 10, 2019 · By Sara Levinsohn
Northbridge Health Care Center is located in Stratford, Connecticut. This nursing home proved to be a well above average facility, with an overall grade of B+. Based on our analysis, you can do much worse than this nursing home. This place also received very consistent grades in each of our categories. More information about its category grades is available below.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 : 145 Beds
For profit - Corporation
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Our inspection grades are tied to many datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this area typically have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. We weren't able to track down deficiency counts for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Among this nursing home's other accomplishments is its elite long-term care grade. We gave them one of our more impressive scores in that area, with a grade of A-. Nursing homes that receive this kind of score in long-term care typically provide consistent around the clock care to make sure residents are well cared for. Clearly we were content with our findings for this area.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility is also above average in the category of short-term care, where it was awarded a score of B. It performed better than most facilities in this area. In calculating our short-term care grades, we size up a facility's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. This area is frequently a meaningful measure of a facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. One reason for this facility's strong score in this category is that it provides a greater volume of physical therapist hours to its residents than the average nursing home. The last measure we looked at in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
The final area we analyzed is nursing, where this facility received a B. This nursing home turned out to be relatively strong in all areas we analyzed. Our nursing rating is mostly associated with the nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 3.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures 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 nursing home the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as having a system of moving residents even once per day.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.