Orange Health Care Center is a small nursing home in Old Lyme, Connecticut. This nursing home was given an A- overall, which is one of the highest ratings that we offer. A grade in this range requires excellent scores across the board. We really couldn't find many bad things to say about this place. Its scores are impeccable. This place also received consistently good grades in all of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories can be found below.
Orange Health Care Center
Updated Jan 10, 2019 by Nick Reese
225 Boston Post Rd,
Old Lyme CT 06371
91% estimated occupancy 1
Note: Data for Orange Health Care Center has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. These inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Adding to its elite accomplishments in other areas, we awarded this facility a grade of A- for its long-term care score. Facilities that receive this type of grade in long-term care typically provide consistent around the clock care to make sure patients are kept in good health. Overall this looks like a solid option for long-term care.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home was given a strong short-term care grade as well. We awarded it one of our higher grades in that area with a score of B+. Our short-term care ratings are based on the nursing home's quantity of skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a wide scope of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, in addition to other variations of therapy. One reason for this facility's strong grade in short-term care is that it offers a significantly greater volume of hours of physical therapy to its residents than the average nursing home. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients that ultimately returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
The next category we analyzed was nursing. This facility was awarded an above average nursing score this year, with a B. Even though this was not nearly as impressive as a few of its other category grades, this is nevertheless one of the more impressive grades in this category. Our nursing rating focuses on the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We look at both the levels of licensure of those nurses and the quantity of hours spent with residents. This particular nursing home provided 3.2 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics 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 facility Connecticut in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as by employing a protocol of turning patients more frequently.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
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