Seaside Rehab & Health Care is a nursing home in Portland, Maine, which has a population of 65,261 people. This nursing home is a grade A facility, which is a phenomenal score. We were impressed enough to rank this facility as one of the top 50 nursing homes in Maine. If you scroll down, you will see this place's category grades, which are also strong.
Seaside Rehab & Health Care
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to earning a strong overall grade, this facility performed well in inspections, which is based on its inspection reports. In fact, we gave it an A in that category. Our inspection ratings account for several factors included in a nursing home's inspection report. One key criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with better scores in this category tend to have very few of these severe deficiencies. Although this place had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. A few minor dings aren't necessarily something to panic about.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also excelled in the area of short-term care, where we gave it a grade of A. Very few facilities performed better in this category. In calculating our short-term care scores, we look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The objective is to formulate a tool for comparing the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 7.1 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
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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. Nursing ratings are heavily correlated with quantity of nursing care available. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Long-term Care Quality
In the final category, this nursing home also received a very strong long-term care grade, with a grade of B+. This wrapped up a very favorable profile. Facilities that receive this type of score in this category typically provide consistent around the clock care to make sure residents are kept in good health. After assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is significantly higher than the majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Seaside Rehab & Health Care Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Seaside Rehab & Health Care, 5.93% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of long-term stay patients that suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Seaside Rehab & Health Care, 3.79% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents who suffered a fall resulting in severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining our nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Seaside Rehab & Health Care, 3.3% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often associated with a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this statistic may also be misleading for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Seaside Rehab & Health Care, 20.55% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for a variety of medical conditions, such as dementia. Unfortunately, in limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Seaside Rehab & Health Care, 16.72% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are typically prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Seaside Rehab & Health Care, 8.37% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents who are demonstrating symptoms of depression. Many believe this is a reliable measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Seaside Rehab & Health Care, 94.73% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these vaccines important for resident well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Seaside Rehab & Health Care, 14.81% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Seaside Rehab & Health Care, 27.47% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of residents who maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Seaside Rehab & Health Care, 0.94 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Seaside Rehab & Health Care, 27.47 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Seaside Rehab & Health Care, 14.29 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Seaside Rehab & Health Care, 74.15% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with activities of daily living generally correlates with better rehabilitation services.
Scores for Portland, ME
- Overall Rating has a grade of A
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-plus
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