With an address in Norway, Maine, Norway Center for Health & Rehabilitation is the only facility we identified in the city. With an B+ overall grade, we ranked this facility in the top third of all facilities in the United States. You can certainly do much worse than this nursing home. As you can see below, this facility also performed well in our category grades. It would be hard to poke holes in this facility's profile.
Norway Center for Health & Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Top Nursing Home in Maine Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Maine Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Maine Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
On top of earning a strong overall rating, this nursing home performed even better in the area of inspections which is associated with the facility's recent inspections. In fact, we awarded it an A for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Our inspection scores are tied to many items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this area tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. We weren't able to track down deficiency data for this nursing home. We would like to have more information about this facility. Without the deficiency related data, it ended up being a challenge to assess it in this category.
This nursing home performed well in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- for that category, which is one of our highest scores. There are many subcategories included in this category. Many of the factors relate to nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning to another strength for this nursing home, we gave them one of our better scores in our short-term care category as well, with a B. Our short-term care grades are meaningful for patients seeking rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically utilizes additional skilled nursing. This means a wide range of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final statistic we considered in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that 4.2 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we rated is long-term care, in which we gave it an above average grade of B. This facility really does not have any weak categories. Facilities that excel in long-term care typically are well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. Once we looked at the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients out of the hospital. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Norway Center for Health & Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Norway Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 6.03% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often caused by patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Norway Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 3.91% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are considered by many experts to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Falls are routinely caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Norway Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 3.22% of Patients had UTIs
This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents who sustained UTI's. UTI's may be an indicator of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this metric may be misleading for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Norway Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 20.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are administered to patients for a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Sadly, in limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Norway Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 16.44% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term patients which are administered antianxiety drugs. These drugs are generally used to treat residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Norway Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 8.43% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who are demonstrating symptoms of depression. Increased rates of depression could indicate a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Norway Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 94.03% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Norway Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 14.38% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Norway Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 24.84% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term care patients who were able to retain mobility.
In Norway Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 1.02 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Norway Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 24.84 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Norway Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 14.74 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the overall quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Norway Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 73.12% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of performance with activities of daily living typically correlates with successful rehabilitation services.
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