The Newton Center for Rehab & Nur is in Sanford, Maine. The city has a total of 16,189 people. Featuring an overall score of A, this is without a doubt a superb nursing home. In addition, this nursing home is also located in a hospital, which often means the facility offers a wider array of medical services. Keep reading to see this facility's category grades, which also impressed us. You really can't do any better than a straight A report card.
The Newton Center for Rehab & Nur
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Pain Management
- Oncology Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Lymphedema Care
- Aquatic Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it received an A+ long-term care grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this category. Facilities that receive this kind of grade in long-term care typically provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure residents are well cared for. In addition to considering the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 97.093025 percent of its residents. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was elite in the category of short-term care, where we gave it a score of A. Not many nursing homes received a better grade in this area. In the category of short-term care, we strive to qualify indicators of a facility's rehabilitation services. We look at a nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final datapoint we assessed in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that 6 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
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To complement its strong performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A- for our inspections rating. We scrutinized the qualifications of nurses at the nursing home, in addition to the number of hours those nurses were with patients, in calculating our rating in this area. This facility provided 0.6 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 when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Adding to this facility's impressive profile, we gave this nursing home an A- for our inspections rating. With this grade, the facility completes its straight A report card. Perhaps the most critical factor we consider in calculating our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Places with better scores in this category typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. Fortunately, although this facility had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means that the inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
The Newton Center for Rehab & Nur Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In The Newton Center for Rehab & Nur, 5.93% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure is is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who suffer from pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are an measure of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In The Newton Center for Rehab & Nur, 3.79% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who have had a fall resulting in serious injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be a sign of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In The Newton Center for Rehab & Nur, 3.3% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic tells you the percent of long-term stay patients which have suffered from a UTI. While more infections may reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it is difficult to compare different nursing homes due to reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In The Newton Center for Rehab & Nur, 20.55% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These medications are sometimes used for several medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In The Newton Center for Rehab & Nur, 16.72% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are generally used to treat residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In The Newton Center for Rehab & Nur, 8.37% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. Higher levels of depression could reveal a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In The Newton Center for Rehab & Nur, 94.73% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In The Newton Center for Rehab & Nur, 14.81% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and taking a bath. Many believe this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In The Newton Center for Rehab & Nur, 27.47% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.
In The Newton Center for Rehab & Nur, 0.94 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In The Newton Center for Rehab & Nur, 27.47 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
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