Russell Park Rehabilitation & Living Center is one of four available nursing homes in Lewiston, Maine. Sporting an overall grade of A-, this nursing home is one of the higher-graded nursing homes we assessed. We can't find many negative things to say about this nursing home. Its ratings are as good as they get. This facility's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection grade, which you can find in the next paragraph.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 :

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 62 Beds

CCRC :

For profit - Corporation

Resident Council:

Family Council:

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: AApr 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

In addition to earning a quality overall grade, this facility also received excellent health inspections in recent years. We awarded it one of our best grades in that area, with an A. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing these inspection scores. One critical factor is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of these deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some end up being quite minor. Although this facility had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe made us feel better about this inspection report.

Short-term Care Quality

A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: AApr 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

Contributing to its strong resume, this nursing home also performed well in our short-term care area. In fact, we gave it a score of A for that area. In determining our short-term care grades, we analyze the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The purpose is to formulate a measure for sizing up the rehabilitation services of various facilities. This nursing home elevated its grade in this category by offering more care from registered nurses to its residents than the average facility. The final datapoint we looked at in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We found that it performed as well as just about any nursing home in Maine in this area with 60.7 percent of its patients returning home.

Nurse Quality

A-
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+Mar 19: A+Apr 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A- in that category. Our nursing grade considers a host of datapoints. The most heavily weighted one is the quantity of hours nurses spent with patients. This particular facility provided 4.2 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. This was one of the more impressive figures we found. In addition, a significant portion of this care was provided by registered nurses, which are highly skilled nurses. These are both really impressive figures. On top of offering impressive levels of nursing care, this facility also performed well in several of the quality measures we assessed. For example, in terms of the number of its residents suffering from pressure ulcers, this place performed better than the national average. This is often a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls. Pressure ulcers can typically be prevented with better nursing care and a policy of regularly moving residents to avoid bed sores.

Long-term Care Quality

C
Oct 18: CNov 18: CDec 18: CJan 19: BFeb 19: BMar 19: BApr 19: BMay 19: BJun 19: BJul 19: BAug 19: BSep 19: BJan 20: DMar 20: DApr 20: DMay 20: DJun 20: CJul 20: CAug 20: C
Historical

The final category we graded is long-term care, in which this nursing home received a C. This actually proved to be this nursing home's worst category. This is still a middle of the pack score. In computing our long-term care grades, we assess the nursing home's personal care services. On top of considering the favorable level of care provided by nurses and other staff at this nursing home, we also were happy with the facility's vaccination data. For example, this facility provided the pneumonia vaccine to 96.95122 percent of its residents, which is an impressive total. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. While it had 1.84 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, its risk adjusted metric was better than most nursing homes due to it having some more complicated patients.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A-
State:
A
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Russell Park Rehabilitation & Living Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long.

Provider
B
6.41%
State
B+
5.45%
National
B
7.32%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents that have had a fall resulting in severe injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be a sign of poor nursing care.

Provider
D
5.49%
State
B-
4.1%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Although more of these infections may reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it can be difficult to compare different facilities due to nursing homes having inconsistent reporting standards.

Provider
D
6.13%
State
B-
3.24%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are administered to patients for a variety of conditions, including dementia. Sadly, in some situations, increased usage of these drugs may mean a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Provider
D
21.15%
State
B-
18.01%
National
B
14.18%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are administered to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.

Provider
A
11.9%
State
B+
16.51%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents showing signs of depression.

Provider
F
27.4%
State
B-
8.13%
National
B+
5.07%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This tells you the percent of patients that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Provider
B+
98.48%
State
B
96.91%
National
B
92.05%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This tells you the percentage of patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of the decline of a patient's health.

Provider
A+
4.76%
State
B+
12.7%
National
B
14.45%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This indicates the percentage of patients who maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.

Provider
A-
20.69%
State
A-
21.48%
National
B
17.08%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.

Provider
B
1.84
State
A-
1.27
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
C
20.69
State
C
21.48
National
B
17.08

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care.

Provider
D
14.76
State
C
13.76
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some would argue that this is a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.

Provider
C
59.89%
State
B
67.99%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

St Mary's Regional Medical Center 0.3 mi
93 Campus Avenue - PO Box 291 Lewiston Maine 04243
(207) 777-8100
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Central Maine Medical Center 0.98 mi
300 Main Street Lewiston Maine 04240
(207) 795-0111
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Stephens Memorial Hospital 17.92 mi
181 Main Street Norway Maine 04268
(207) 743-5933
Critical Access Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Lewiston Auburn Kidney Center 1.26 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 15
710 Main Street Lewiston Maine 04240
(207) 784-2268
Androscoggin Kidney Center 4.3 mi
CMS Rating: 5 stars
Dialysis Stations: 18
1100 Minot Avenue Auburn Maine 04210
(207) 795-1315