The Bradley Home & Pavillion
320 Colony Street, Meriden CT 06451 · (203) 235-5716 · 89.66% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Jan 10, 2019 · By Sara Levinsohn
The Bradley Home & Pavillion is a small non-profit nursing home located in Meriden, Connecticut. We gave this nursing home an A+ overall grade, ranking it in the top ten percentile of all nursing homes in the country. This is really as good of a place as you'll find. This facility also received phenomenal scores in all of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 : 30 Beds
Non profit - Corporation
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for its nursing grade. We analyzed the qualifications of nurses at the facility, in addition to the quantity of time those nurses were with residents, in computing our grade in this category. This nursing home provides an incredible 4.6 hours of nursing care per patient each day. Out of this total, many of the hours were provided by registered nurses, which is one of the most highly highly trained levels of nurses. In addition to offering high levels of care, this place also excelled in the quality-based metrics we looked at. It performed as well as any facility in the state when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls.
This facility has also received near flawless health inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. Our inspection ratings weigh a host of factors found on a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher grades in this area generally have very few of these severe deficiencies. Although this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Moving on our third category, we awarded this facility a score of A for its long-term care score. This is a very strong grade. Long-term care ratings of this caliber generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. After assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination record. We weren't able to track down information on vaccination rates. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Short-term Care Quality
In our final area, this facility also was given a first-rate short-term care rating, with an A-. This wrapped up a very favorable report card. In determining our short-term care ratings, we analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The objective is to create a barometer for sizing up the rehabilitation services of different facilities. One of this nursing home's strengths is registered nurse hours. We found that it offers more care from registered nurses to its residents than most facilities. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of residents that eventually returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.