Three Rivers is an average-sized nursing home in Norwich, Connecticut. With an A- overall grade, we ranked this nursing home in the top third of all facilities in the country. Based on our assessment, this place is really as good as it gets. As you can see below, this facility also performed well in our category grades. It would be hard to poke holes in this place's profile.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 :

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 102 Beds

CCRC :

For profit - Partnership

Resident Council:

Family Council:

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Nurse Quality

A+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: AApr 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it received an A+ nursing grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this category. Our nursing rating looks at the facility's level of nurse staffing. We look at both the levels of licensure of those nurses as well as the quantity of hours spent with patients. This facility provided 3.7 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at a few quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility excelled in these areas, with excellent scores for minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. These areas are generally reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.

Facility Inspections

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: A-Jan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

Adding to its impressive category grades, this facility also excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A-. Perhaps the most important factor we look at in computing our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Facilities with higher scores in this category most likely avoided the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. Although this nursing home had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe leaves us less concerned with this inspection report.

Short-term Care Quality

B+
Oct 18: B-Nov 18: B-Dec 18: B-Jan 19: B-Feb 19: B-Mar 19: B+Apr 19: BMay 19: BJun 19: BJul 19: B-Aug 19: B-Sep 19: B-Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

The third area we looked at is short-term care. This facility was awarded a very positive short-term care score, with a grade of B+ in the area. Our short-term care grade is generally employed to assess a facility's performance with rehabilitation To offer quality rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to feature higher levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. One reason for this facility's strong grade in short-term care is that it offers a substantially larger volume of hours of physical therapy than the typical facility. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 44.1 percent of this facility's residents returned home.

Long-term Care Quality

B
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: BFeb 19: BMar 19: B-Apr 19: BMay 19: BJun 19: BJul 19: BAug 19: BSep 19: BJan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: BAug 20: B
Historical

Switching gears to the fourth area, this facility was given a highly favorable long-term care grade. Even though this was not as impressive as some of its other category grades, this remains one of our more impressive grades we offer. Nursing homes that receive this kind of grade in long-term care typically provide consistent around the clock care to ensure residents are kept in good health. After we finished looking at the volume of care provided by nurses, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 85.15625 percent of its patients for pneumonia. This place also keeps its residents out of the hospital. It had only 1.65 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A-
State:
B+
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

Three Rivers Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.

Provider
A+
0%
State
B+
5.36%
National
B
7.32%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are often linked to lower quality nursing care. More supervision can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.

Provider
B
3.12%
State
B
3.79%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percentage of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with insufficient hygiene.

Provider
A-
0.8%
State
B+
2.08%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are administered to residents for a variety of conditions, including cognitive disorders. Tragically, in some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Provider
F
34.25%
State
B-
15.31%
National
B
14.18%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are commonly used to treat patients suffering from anxiety or depression.

Provider
B
19.37%
State
B+
17.57%
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 patients who are showing depressive symptoms. Many argue this is a measure of quality of life.

Provider
A-
0.41%
State
A-
1.3%
National
B+
5.07%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This indicates the percentage of residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Provider
D
90.52%
State
B-
91.18%
National
B
92.05%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is the percent of residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Provider
A
7.66%
State
B
15.34%
National
B
14.45%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This tells you the percent of residents who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.

Provider
F
3.07%
State
B
17.83%
National
B
17.08%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.

Provider
B-
1.65
State
B
1.81
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

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

Provider
A+
3.07
State
B
17.83
National
B
17.08

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
F
25.88
State
B+
8.51
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This indicates the percent of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.

Provider
F
48.87%
State
B-
64.16%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

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