Riverside Rest Home is a very-large government-owned nursing home in Dover, New Hampshire. This facility received an A- overall, which is one of the most impressive grades we offer. A score in this range requires first-rate marks across the board. In our view, this place ought to be a great choice for just about anybody. This nursing home's strong report card was highlighted by its inspection grade, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
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Riverside Rest Home
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
276 County Farm Road,
Dover NH 03820
64.32% estimated occupancy 1
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - City/county
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. Our inspection scores weigh several factors included in a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher scores in this area usually have very few severe deficiencies. While this facility had some deficiencies on its report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also was given a strong long-term care score. This actually turned out to be this facility's second best category score. In that category, we awarded this facility a grade of A. Long-term care ratings in this range generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. In addition to considering the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 98.75 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Our nursing rating is based on the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We consider both the levels of licensure of those nurses and the number of hours spent with residents. This particular nursing home provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
The final area we assessed was short-term care. This facility received a favorable nursing rating this year, with a grade of B. Even though this isn't as impressive as some of its other category grades, this is still one of our more impressive scores for that area. Our short-term care scores are based in part on a facility's quantity of skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a wide scope of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other types of therapy. We were not able to find information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. Finally, we assessed the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Riverside Rest Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Riverside Rest Home, 6.48% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term care patients which are suffering from pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Riverside Rest Home, 5.13% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients that sustained a fall which caused major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Riverside Rest Home, 2.56% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely linked to facilities with worst hygiene practices. Better hygiene protocols limits the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. We want to point out that this statistic is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Riverside Rest Home, 16.15% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients given antipsychotic medications. These medications are sometimes used to treat several conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Riverside Rest Home, 14.9% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety medications. These medications are used to treat residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Riverside Rest Home, 6.23% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Riverside Rest Home, 94.94% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines critical to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Riverside Rest Home, 18.44% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and eating. Some experts believe that this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Riverside Rest Home, 18.81% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who remained mobile levels.
In Riverside Rest Home, 1.55 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Riverside Rest Home, 18.81 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Riverside Rest Home, 13.79 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care.
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